Gian Paolo Rossi, University of Padova
Professor Gian Paolo Rossi, MD, is currently working as Chair (Tenure track) of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine-DIMED-Hypertension Unit University hospital, Padova, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine University of Padova, Italy, Director of The High Blood Pressure Regional Center, The Department of Medicine, University of Padova Italy, Director of the International PhD Program Arterial Hypertension Vascular Biology, University of Padova Italy. He has received his MD degree from University of Padova Magna cum laude as well as certification from Post Graduate School of Cardiology, University of Padova, Post Graduate School of Endocrinology, University of Padova. European Hypertension Specialist by European Society of Hypertension (ESH). He trained at the Dept. Heart & Hypertension Research at the Cleveland Clinic. He was visiting Scientist at German Institute for High Blood Pressure Research, Department of Pharmacology University of Heidelberg Germany, visiting Professor at Medical Academy of Gdansk Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology Berlin and the Egyptian Society of Hypertension. He is member of European Society of Hypertension, The American College of Cardiology, The American Heart Association, The International Society of Hypertension. He has served in the Executive Board of the Italian Society of Hypertension and The European Council for Cardiovascular Research ECCR, of which is is currently the President. His scientific duties include member of the Editorial Board of The World Journal of Cardiology, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hypertension. He has acted as Editor in Chief of Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine Hypertension section. He was International expert of French INSERM and acted as external reviewer for onsite visits aimed establishing new ISERM units. Known for his leadership and coordination capabilities Prof. Rossi acts as coordinator of working group on Endothelins and Endothelial Factors of the ESH, Primary Aldosteronism of the Italian Society of Hypertension, Principal Investigator of the Genica Study, the PAPY study, the PAPPHY Study, and the Metras Study. He has published 415 papers in National and International Journals and written 20 book chapters. He has been Selected for the Harry Goldblatt Award of the AHA; has been awarded The Unindustria Treviso 2003 Awards, The 2013 Talal Zein Award of the European Society of Hypertensionand The 2013 International Award For Publication Excellence in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.