About me

About me

Deputy head of the Acceptance and Emergency Department at the "Franz Tappeiner" Hospital in Merano in the Südtiroler Sanitätsbetrieb - South Tyrolean Health Authority - from June 2019. Currently at the forefront of clinical management and organisation for the Coronavirus emergency.

Specialist in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, from 2016 to 2019 Head of the simple operational structure of nephrology and dialysis at the Hospital of Cividale. From February 2002 to 2016 Medical Director with an open-ended contract at the Nephrology and Dialysis Unit of Azienda Sanitaria territoriale n°4 Friuli Centrale, Cividale del Friuli Hospital.

Journalist and political essayist, as well as lecturer at theUniversity of Bologna in the Department of Political and Social Sciences where he teaches international health cooperation. Director of the monthly magazine SocialNews, a geopolitical and health magazine under the patronage of Segretariato Sociale RAI, which was registered in 2004 with the Court of Trieste and awarded by Euromediterraneo-Confindustria as the best European editorial product.

National President of the Italian Myelin Project Committee (Cipim). Cipim is the Italian branch of the Myelin Project U.S.A. which supports research for therapy in demyelinating diseases.

Since 2004 Founder and since 2008 President of @uxilia onlus and since 2014 President of Auxilia Foundation specialized in health cooperation and international diplomacy. Abroad they apply themselves in International Cooperation in Developing Countries involved in armed conflicts with the construction of health centres and hospitals.

As a hospital manager he has applied innovative transversal management techniques called "TEALS" associated with the behavioural characterisations of the enagram and the logic of gamification. The horizontal organisation with the distribution of responsibilities and the creation of cohesive and performing work groups has led - with the same budget and staff - to a doubling of performance and an increase in quality of life for both staff and users: a winning and repeatable model.
He was invited to speak about this experience at the TEDx in Udine.

In February 2004 he met in audience His Holiness Pope John Paul II, in March 2008 and July 2012 His Holiness the Dalai Lama and in October 2012 the Dalai Lama's sister, Jetsun Pema. In 2014 he met Pepe Mujica and in 2018 Maria Victoria Guevara, Che's sister.