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Francesca Ingravallo

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/43 Forensic Medicine

Curriculum vitae

Date of Birth: January 8, 1975



Associate Professor in Legal Medicine
Affiliation: Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences



2005 – 2007: PhD in Sleep Medicine, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna

2000 – 2004: Residency in Legal Medicine, University of Bologna

1993 – 2000: Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna



2015 - present: Associate Professor, University of Bologna

2006 – 2015: Assistant Professor, University of Bologna

2007 – 2010: Medical-legal assistant at the S.S. Legal Medicine, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna


2014 – present: Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Doctoral Degree in Law, Science and Technology

2010 – present: Member of the Interdepartmental Center of Research on Victimology and Security (CIRVIS), University of Bologna

2008 – present: Member of Scientific Committee of the Doctorate in Law and New Technology, focus on Bioethics, University of Bologna

2006 – present: Member of the Commission Sleepiness, Safety and Transportation, Italian Association of Sleep Medicine (AIMS)

2005 – present: Expert in the field, Department of Jurisprudence, University of Bologna

2005 – 2013: Member of the Independent Ethical Committee,Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna



Research interests focus mostly on medico-legal aspects of sleep medicine (disability in narcolepsy, excessive daytime sleepiness and fitness to drive, forensic issues of sleep-related violence), patient-provider communication (legal and ethical aspects), advance care planning and end of life decisions, disability assessment

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