Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Director of the Department of Medicine and of the Internal Medicine and Geriatric Units
Institution: University Hospital of Palermo
Prof. Mario Barbagallo, MD, PhD, is Full Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; Director of the Department of Medicine and of the Internal Medicine and Geriatric Units, University Hospital of Palermo; Director Post-graduate program in Geriatrics; President of IAGG-ER (International association of Geriatrics-European Region) for the years 2019-2024. Member of the Superior Council of the Italian Minister of Health. He is included in the list of the Top Italian Scientists (www.topitalianscientists.org).
He worked in Parma and Rome where he obtained the PhD. He has worked at the Cornell University Medical Center, NY, NY, USA, and as a Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. He is an expert of clinical, social and biological problems related ageing, and to the prevention and treatment of ageing-related diseases.
He is member of numerous national and international scientific societies and appreciated speaker in Italy and abroad. Author of over 500 publications in national and international scientific journals.