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Fernando Rizzello

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/09 Internal Medicine

Head of Scuola di Specializzazione Medicina D'Emergenza Urgenza (D.I. 68/2015)

Director of First Cycle Degree in Nursing

Curriculum vitae

FERNANDO RIZZELLO

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date and Place of Birth: November 12, 1966, Ugento (LE), Italy

Nationality: Italian

Marital Status: Married

Personal Address: via della Beverara 68/2, 40131 Bologna, Italy

Work Address: Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna (UNIBO), Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, Building 5, Via Massarenti 9 - 40138 Bologna, Italy; Email: fernando.rizzello@unibo.it; https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/fernando.rizzello; www.linkedin.com/in/fernando-rizzello-6b6665291

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 1992: Degree in Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, UNIBO
  • 1999: Specialization in Internal Medicine (With Honors), UNIBO
  • 2003: PhD in Ultrasonology in Human and Veterinary Medicine (With Honors), UNIBO
  • 2004-2005: Research Fellow, University of Bologna

ACADEMIC POSITION

Scientific Discipline: MED 09 Internal Medicine – 06/B1

Service Seniority:

  • March 1, 2005, appointment as Non-Tenured Researcher;
  • March 1, 2008, tenure confirmation;
  • from October 9, 2019, to present, serving as Associate Professor at the University of Bologna.

University and Department: University of Bologna, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC, https://dimec.unibo.it/it/index.html)

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES at the UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY

  • December 2016 – December 2020, member of the Board of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC)
  • 2016-2021, member of the Research Working Group of the Board of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC)
  • 2016-2021, member of the SUA-RD Group of the Board of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC)
  • 2017 to present, activities of evaluation/tutoring of Clinical Medicine for State Examination
  • Coordinator for Year VI Channel C academic year 2019-2020
  • From 2021 to present, member of the Teaching Working Group of the Board of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC)
  • From 2021 to present, Coordinator of the Degree Course in Nursing Sciences, Bologna-Imola campus
  • From 2021 to present, president of the QA Commissions and Teaching Announcements of the Bologna-Imola Nursing Course
  • From 2021 to present, stable member of the Qualifying Commission and Degree Commission in Nursing Sciences, Bologna-Imola branch (2 sessions/year)
  • From 2021 to present, member of the Council of the School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna
  • From 2021 to present, member of the Biobanks Working Group, University of Bologna
  • From 2022 to present, Director of the 2nd Level Master Degree in "Theoretical-Practical Multidisciplinary Management of Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases"
  • From 05/2024 to present, Director of the School of Specialization in Emergency Medicine
  • From 2023 to present, member of the Board of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC, https://dimec.unibo.it/it/index.html)

NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC QUALIFICATIONS ACHIEVED

2012, Qualification as Associate Professor in Internal Medicine SSD 06/B1

2012, Qualification as Associate Professor in Gastroenterology SSD 06/D4

2013, Qualification as Associate Professor in Internal Medicine SSD 06/B1

2013, Qualification as Associate Professor in Gastroenterology SSD 06/D4

2018, Qualification as Associate Professor in Gastroenterology SSD 06/D4

2018, Qualification as Full Professor in Gastroenterology SSD 06/D4

CLINICAL ACTIVITIES

  • From May 2, 2005, to present, Medical Manager for clinical activities at the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Unit, Department of Integrated Activities of Digestive Diseases (IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna). Responsible for the Inpatient Department, Outpatient Activities, Daytime and Holiday Interdivisional Duty
  • 2005 2023, Quality Manager (RdQ) at the Inflammatory Bowe Diseases Unit
  • From 2021 to present, member of the Vax-Consilium, Emilia-Romagna region
  • From 2023 to present, High Specialty position "Multi-specialist management of patients with Chronic Inflammatory Intestinal Diseases (IBD) complicated by extraintestinal manifestations (MEI)"

RESPONSIBILITIES AT THE CLINICAL DEPARTMENT

  • 2012-2015, member of the Department Council of the Department of Integrated Activities of Digestive Diseases
  • From 2017 to present, member of the Department Council of the Department of Integrated Activities of Digestive Diseases (D.A.I., IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna)
  • From October 25, 2017, to present, member of the Coordinating Committee of the Reference Center for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Emilia-Romagna region

    INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES IN EXTERNAL INSTITUTIONS

  • 2006-2010, Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Group for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 2010-2012, Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Italian Group for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 2013-2017, National President of the Italian Group for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 2014, Coordinator of the Technical Table for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, National Plan for Chronicity 2014-2016, Ministry of Health
  • From May 11, 2016, to present, Member of the Working Group on Drugs for the treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Emilia-Romagna region
  • 2017-2020, member of the National Registry Commission for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Italian National Institute of Health
  • From 2018 to present, member of Medical-Scientific Commission of the Associazione Malattie Infiammatorie Croniche Intestinali (A.M.I.C.I.)
  • November 2020 – November 2021, Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Italian Group for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 2022 – 2023, IGIBD Regional Representative Emilia-Romagna

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Tilde Fiorentini Award from the Association for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • 2023, Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic awarded by the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella for assistance services during the Covid-19 pandemia

CONFERENCES AND COURSES

Invited as a speaker or moderator to more than 200 national and international congresses and courses in recent years. These include invited lectures or moderations at the Italian Society of Gastroenterology, the Italian Group for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and the Italian Society for Digestive Pathology.

Organizer of about 50 national and international courses for doctors on chronic inflammatory bowel diseases

ACTIVITIES AS A REVIEWER

Digestive Liver Disease

Journal of Crohn & Colitis