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Stefano Nava

Full Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/10 Respiratory Diseases

Short Bio

Full-time Professor of Respiratory Medicine University of Bologna

Chief of the Respiratory and Critical Care Sant’ Orsola Hospital in Bologna,

Specialist in Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine.

Associate Editor of Breathe, Respiratory Care, COPD and European Respiratory Review

Reviewers of more than 10 international peer-reviewed journals, including the Lancet, JAMA, Lancet Respiratory Medicine and American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Director of the ERS Post-Graduate Courses (2011-2015)

Chairman of the International Program Committee of the American Thoracic Society for 2008-2009

He has published 210 papers on peer-reviewed journals

Latest H index= 62 (total number of citations = 12.826) n. 46 on the list of Top Italian Scientists Clinical Sciences

Major fields of interest: mechanical ventilation, weaning, respiratory muscle and ethics.

In particular he has developed the use of non-invasive mechanical ventilation as a weaning technique

Hobbies: Movies, Reading, Travelling and cheese taster. Actual skier and soccer player.

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+39 051 2144017

Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche
Via Massarenti 9, Bologna - Go to map

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