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Prof. Giuseppe Mancia

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.

Prof. Giuseppe Mancia

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.

Biography

Professor Giuseppe Mancia has been Professor of Medicine at the University of Milano-Bicocca, and Head of the Division and the Department of Medicine at the S. Gerardo Hospital, Monza. He is Director of the Interuniversity (Universities of Milano, Milano-Bicocca and Pavia) Center for Clinical Physiology and Hypertension.

He is past-President of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), the European Society of Hypertension (ESH), the European Society of Clinical Investigation and the Italian Society of Hypertension (SIIA). He is past-Chairman of the Working Group on Hypertension and the Heart of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). He has been ex-officio member of the Executive Council of the American Society of Hypertension (1996-2008) and chairman of the WHO/ISH Liaison Committee on Hypertension and has been Chairman of the Committee for the ESH/ESC Guidelines on Hypertension (2003, 2007, 2009 and 2013). He has been Chairman of the Scientific and Organising Committee of the ESH Meetings in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. He is ordinary or honorary member of several scientific Societies and has received as number of research awards, among which the Heymans Award of the International Society of Hypertension, the Folkow Award of the European Society of Hypertension, the International Arrigo Recordati Prize, the Invernizzi Prize of Medicine, the Spinoza Honorary Chair of the University of Cordoba, the Talal Zein and the Harari Memorial lecture and Award. He has received the Degree Honoris Causa in Medicine by the University of Gdansk.

He has published more than 1300 papers in International journals and is the editor of the ESH Manual of Hypertension. His papers have received more than 61.000 citations.