Editorial Board


Editor-in-Chief

Ivo Casagranda
Past Director Medicina e Chirurgia d’Accettazione e d’Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera Nazionale Santi Antonio e Biagio e Cesare Arrigo
Alessandria, Italy
casagranda.senior@gmail.com

Prof. Ivo Casagranda was born in Bedollo near Trento (Italy) in 1952. He graduated in Medicine in 1978, he specialized in Internal Medicine in 1983, in Hematology in 1986 and in Respiratory Pathophysiology and Pulmonary Rehabilitation in 1989. In addition, he obtained a master in Communication and Science Journalism in 2009. In 1993, he was appointed Head of Emergency Department at the General Hospital of Rovereto (Trento) and in 1997 he moved with the same position at the General Hospital of Alessandria (Italy), from which he retired on June 2017. Prof. Casagranda is currently Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Pavia. He has been Adjunct Professor for many years at the Specialization School of Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Clinical Toxicology at the University of Pavia. In 1996, he attended the Specialization School of Emergency Medicine and at the Emergency Department of Kalamazoo State University (Michigan); in 2000, he attended the Emergency Department of Parkland Memorial Hospital and Baylord Medical Center, Dallas (Texas). With regards to the scientific activity, he published more than 100 articles in many peer-reviewed journals. As an invited speaker, he took part in more than 200 national and international congresses, courses and seminars. He is co-founder and formerly President of the Academy of Emergency Medicine and Care (AcEMC), co-founder and vice-president of the Italian Society of Emergency Medicine (SIMEU), co-founder and board member of the Italian Multidisciplinary Group for Syncope Study (GIMSI). In addition, he is founder and currently Editor-in-Chief of the Emergency Care Journal, the AcEMC’s official journal. His main areas of research include organization and administration in emergency medicine, acid-base and hydroelectrolyte disorders, use of biomarkers in emergency medicine and management of patients with syncope in emergency department.

Associate Editors

Mario Cavazza, Dipartimento dell'Emergenza-Urgenza, Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Gianfranco Cervellin, Dipartimento di Emergenza-Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy

Prof. Gianfranco Cervellin was born in Venice (Italy) on June the 30th, 1955. He has taken the degree in Medicine in 1980, the specialization in Gerontology and Geriatrics in 1984, and the specialization in Cardiology in 1988. He currently serves as Chief Physician at the Emergency Department of the Academic Hospital of Parma (Italy), and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Parma (Italy). As regards the scientific activity, he has published more than 280 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has participated to more than 300 national and international congresses, and has given more than 100 lectures to national and international meetings. He is President of the Academy of Emergency Medicine and Care (AcEMC), an interdisciplinary Academy, dealing with several fields of emergency medicine and care, member of the Italian Society of Emergency medicine (SIMEU), Associate Editor of the Emergency Care Journal, Associate Editor of Acta Biomedica, and Guest Editor of Annals of Translational Medicine. The main areas of research include diagnostics of the acute coronary syndrome, syncope, management of abdominal emergencies, trauma, anaphylaxis, geriatric emergencies (in particular falls and fractures).

Daniele Coen, Dipartimento di Emergenza-Urgenza, Ospedale Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milano, Italy

Dr. Daniele Coen graduated in Medicine at the University of Milan in 1978 and specialized in hematolgy at the same university in 1982. For about 18 years he worked in the ED of Rho Hospital and attended the Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research as a Research fellow, acting also as the Editor of the institute journal. In 1999 he was appointed Head of Emergency Medicine at the Civil Hospital of Parma and in 2001 he moved with the same position at Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda in Milan, from which he retired December 2015. Dr. Coen has served as Adjunct Professor at the School of Internal Medicine – University of Milan from 2002 to 2015 and as Adjunct Professor at the School of Emergency Medicine – University of Milan Bicocca from 2012 to 2015. He has served as a UNICEF consultant to develop the Ghana National Formulary of essential drugs, has been an active member of the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, has served on the National Board of the Italian Society of Emergency Medicine (SIMEU), is an Associate Editor of Internal and Emergency Journal, and is a permanent member of the National Board of the Academy of Emergency Medicine and Care (AcEMC). His main fields of interest and research are sepsis and clinical pharmacology.

Giuseppe Lippi, Dipartimento Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Verona, Verona, Italy

Editorial Board Members

Paolo Aseni, Department of Emergency Medicine, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
Gian Carlo Avanzi, Scuola di Specializzazione di Medicina d’emergenza/urgenza, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Novara, Italy
Pier Luigi Baldi, Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy
Andrea Bellone, Unità Operativa di Pronto Soccorso, Osservazione Breve e Medicina per Acuti, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant’Anna, San Fermo della Battaglia, Italy
Giuseppe Boriani, Dipartimento Cardio-Toraco-Vascolare, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Claudio Borghi, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Università di Bologna, Italy
Michele Brignole, Terapia Intensiva e Centro Aritmologico, Dipartimento di Cardiologia, Ospedali del Tigullio, Lavagna, Italy
Fausto Catena, Dipartimento di Chirurgia d'Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma, Italy
Maurizio Catino, Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, Università di Milano - Bicocca, Milano, Italy
Massimo Compagnoni Pesenti, Dipartimento d’Emergenza, AUSL della Valle d’Aosta, Aosta, Italy
Francesco Cristini, Dipartimento Malattie Apparato Digerente e Medicina Interna, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Kathleen Davenport, Geriatric Emergency Medicine, University of Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Vittorio Demicheli, AST Pavia, Italy
Nicola Di Battista, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Carlo Fraticelli, Unità Operativa di Psichiatria di Cantù, Ospedale S.Antonio Abate, Cantù, Italy
Lorenzo Ghiadoni, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Università di Pisa, Italy
Costantino Giorgio, Unità Operativa di Medicina Interna II, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche L. Sacco, Ospedale L. Sacco, Milano, Italy
Fabrizio Giostra, Dipartimento di Emergenza-Urgenza, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Primiano Iannone, Centro Nazionale Eccellenza Clinica, Qualità e Sicurezza delle Cure, Italy
Carlo Locatelli, Centro Antiveleni di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Marcello Lanari, Pediatria d'Urgenza e Pronto Soccorso Pediatrico, Policlinico Sant'Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Davide Lonati, Centro Antiveleni di Pavia, IRCCS Fondazione Maugeri, Pavia, Italy
Claudio Mengacci, Dipartimento di Salute Mentale, Azienda Ospedaliera Fatebenefratelli e Oftalmico, Milano, Italy
Nicola Montano, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Cliniche "L. Sacco", Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
Valter Monzani, Medicina d’Urgenza, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
Maria Lorenza Muiesan, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Sperimentali, Università di Brescia, Italy
Claire G. Nicholl, Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Filippo Numeroso, Emergency Department, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
Filippo Ottani, Dipartimento di Emergenza-Urgenza, Chirurgia Generale e dei Trapianti, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Ciro Paolillo, Pronto Soccorso, ASST Spedali Civili di Brescia, Italy
Stefano Perlini, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Terapia Medica, Università di Pavia, Italy
Raffaele Pezzilli, Dipartmento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Marco Piccinelli, Unità Operativa Neuropsichiatria dell’Infanzia e Adolescenza, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi di Varese, Varese, Italy
Mario Plebani, Dipartimento di Scienze Medico Diagnostiche e Terapie Speciali, Medicina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
Michele Presutti, ASLTO 3, Pinerolo, Italy
Carolina Prevaldi, Unità Operativa Pronto Soccorso-Accettazione, Presidio Ospedaliero di San Donà di Piave, Jesolo, Italy
Gianni Rastelli, Unità Operativa di Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d’Urgenza, Ospedale di Fidenza, Fidenza, Italy
Matthew James Reed, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Rodolfo Sbrojavacca, Unità Operativa di Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d'Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria di Udine, Udine, Italy
Łukasz Szarpak, Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
Roberto Testi, Medicina Legale, ASLTO 2, Torino, Italy
Andrea Ungar, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica, Università di Firenze, Italy
Massimo Valentino, Azienda per i Servizi Sanitari n.3 "Alto Friuli", Gemona del Friuli, Italy
Pierluigi Viale, Unità Operativa di Malattie Infettive, Dipartimento Malattie Apparato Digerente e Medicina Interna, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy