Prof. Giuseppe Mancia

University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Giuseppe Mancia is Professor Emeritus at the University Milano-Bicocca, after serving for 20 years as Chairman of the Division and Department of Internal Medicine at the same University at the San Gerardo Hospital in Monza and Director of the Interuniversity (Universities of Milano, Milano-Bicocca, and Pavia) Center for Clinical Physiology and Hypertension. He was Chairman (2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2023) of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of ESH meetings, and is a past President of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), European Society of Hypertension (ESH), European Society of Clinical Investigation, and Italian Society of Hypertension. He chaired the Task Force of the ESH/ESC Hypertension Guidelines in 2003, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2018 and 2023. Professor Mancia is currently Chairman of the ESH Foundation. He is an honorary member of several hypertension and cardiovascular societies and has received many awards, including the Excellence Research Award of AHA, the Heymans Award of the International Society of Pharmacology, the Volhard and Tigersted Awards of the ISH, the Folkow Award of the ESH, the International Recordati Prize, the Invernizzi Prize for Medicine, the Spinoza Honorary Professorship of the University of Amsterdam, the Gold Medal of the Lorenzini Foundation, an Honorary Professorship of the University of Córdoba, an Honoris Causa Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Gdansk, Bucharest (Carol Davila), and Glasgow, the Hariri Memorial Lecture and Award, the MacDonald Award of McMaster University (Hamilton) and the Cleveland Clinic Lecture. Professor Mancia’s research focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of hypertension, heart failure, coronary and other cardiovascular diseases. He has edited more than 20 books on hypertension and cardiovascular diseases and published more than 2400 articles in peer review international journals. His articles have received more than 240,000 citations (H-index 182, Microsoft Academics, December 2021).He has been Deputy and Chief Editor of the Journal of Hypertension (1995-2021).

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