Alberto Zanchetti M.D.
Scientific Director, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, and Emeritus Professor University of Milan.
Past-President European Society of Hypertension; Distinguished Member International Society of Hypertension, of which he was President, Vice-President and Secretary; Past-President European Society Clinical Investigation; Chairman (1984-88) Working Group on Hypertension and Heart European Society of Cardiology. Honorary Member: American Heart Association, and a number of Continental and National Societies on Hypertension. Doctor Honoris Causa, University Guadalajara (Mexico), Carolus Davila University Bucarest. Honorary Professor, Catholic University Chile, WHO consultant Cardiovascular Diseases for 20 years. International Achievement Award AHA (1977); 1986 Franz Volhard Award, ISH; 1987 International Lecture, BCS, 1991 Henri Denolin Lecture, ESC, 1997 Riva-Rocci Award.
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 Journal of Hypertension.