Alberto Zanchetti
Alberto Zanchetti
Prof. Zanchetti is Scientific Director of the Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, and Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Milan.
Past-President of the European Society of Hypertension; Distinguished Member of the International Society of Hypertension, of which he has been President, Vice-President and Secretary; Past-President of the European Society for Clinical Investigation; Chairman (1984-88) of the Working Group on Hypertension and the Heart of the European Society of Cardiology. Honorary Member: American Heart Association, International Society of Hypertension, European Society of Hypertension, Latin-American Society of Hypertension and a number of National Societies on Hypertension. Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Guadalajara (Mexico), Honorary Professor, Catholic University of Chile, WHO consultant for Cardiovascular Diseases for more than 20 years. 1977 Award for Intenational Achievement American heart Association; 1986 Franz Volhard Lecture Award, International Society of Hypertension; 1987 International Lecture, British Cardiac Society, 1991 Henri Denolin Lecture, European Society of Cardiology, 1997 Riva-Rocci Award, Italian Society of Hypertension. He is member of several international medical societies, and of the Editorial Boards of several scientific journals.

Research interests: pathophysiology, clinical pharmacology and therapy of arterial hypertension and other cardiovascular and renal diseases; neural control of circulation and the kidney; Coordinator or member of the Steering Committee of randomized clinical trials, HOT, SCOPE, EWPHE, SystEur, ELSA, PHYLLIS, CONVINCE, VALUE, FEVER, and member of the DSMB of IPSSH and SENIORS. Guidelines Committee of the World Health Organization and the International Society of Hypertension since its inception to 1999. Writing Committee of the 2003, 2007 and 2013 European Society of Hypertension-European Society of Cardiology guidelines for the management of Hypertension.

Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hypertension since 1995.

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