Prof. Fabio Pigozzi
Fabio Pigozzi is the Rector of the State Sports University of Rome “Foro Italico” where he is also Professor of Internal Medicine and Chairman of the Sports Medicine Unit; besides he is Scientific Director of the FIFA Medical Center of Excellence of Rome. A graduate of Medical Sciences at the Rome University “La Sapienza” with specialisation in Cardiology and Sports Medicine, Honorary Doctor in Sport Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and Doctor “Honoris Causa” in Health Sciences at the Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia, Spain, Prof. Pigozzi also hold a number of positions in sport administration. These include: President of the International Federation of Sports Medicine; Member of the Foundation Board and of the Health, Medical and Research Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency-WADA; Member of the Medical Commission– Medical and Scientific Group of the International Olympic Committee; Member of the Medical Commission of the Association of the National Olympic Committees- ACNO. He contributed to several topics in Sport Medicine and Sport Science, particularly on cardiovascular response to physical exercise and training, physical medicine and rehabilitation, nutrition and antidoping. Author of about 200 scientific publications.