Roberto Manfredini, MD

Department of Medical Sciences, Clinica Medica Unit, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

Born in Ferrara (Italy) on October 13th, 1957, Roberto Manfredini graduated, summa cum laude, in Medicine and Surgery at the Ferrara University in October 1982. He yielded Specialization Degrees in (a) Endocrinology, University of Modena, 1985; (b) Internal Medicine , University of Parma, 1990; and (c) Cardiology, University of Ferrara, 2004. Working and career steps included the position of Medical Assistant, Emergency Department, General Hospital of Ferrara (1988-1990); Assistant professor of Internal Medicine, General Hospital and University of Ferrara (1990-2005); Vice-Director of Integrated Medical Department, General Hospital of Ferrara (2002-2005);

Chief, Division of Internal Medicine, Delta Hospital, Lagosanto, Ferrara (2006-2010); Associate professor of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara (2008); Chief, Clinica Medica Unit, General Hospital, Ferrara (2010-today). University of Ferrara: Dean of the Nursing Degree, University of Ferrara (2013-2016), full professor of Internal Medicine (2015-today) with many teachings at the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Prevention, and he is now the Director of the Department of Medical Sciences (2017-today). Research interests include: (i) clinical chronobiology (time of onset of acute diseases; official scientific partner of University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and International Registry of Aortic Dissection – IRAD; (ii) hypertension; (iii) cardiovascular diseases; (iv) emergency medicine. The scientific production is witnessed by 370 papers in IF journals, >8000 citations, H-index 47 (, books and book chapters, >150 invited lectures, several hundred communications at congresses at national and international congresses. Member of the Editorial Board of Chonobiology International, Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, Journal of Acute Diseases; Associate Editor of Journal of Hospital Administration; Advisory Editor of Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science; Editorial Consultant of American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Board of Reviewers of American Journal of Cardiology, American Journal of Hypertension, American Journal of Medicine, Chronobiology International, Stroke, and others. He is member of Italian Society of Internal Medicine, National Study Center of Health and Gender Medicine, European Federation of Internal Medicine, International Society of Chronobiology, The American Association for Medical Chronobiology and Chronotherapeutics, International Academy of Cardiology, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health.