Guglielmo Da Saliceto Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Piacenza (Italy)
Professor Piepoli obtained his Diploma in Medicine in Università di Pavia in 1987 where he specialized in Cardiology in 1991. In 1996 he obtained his Degree Doctor of Philosophy in the field of Medicine, (Cardiology), Imperial College, London, UK.
He currently heads the Cardiology Unit of the Guglielmo da Saliceto Hospital in Piacenza. He is Teaching Professor in School of Cardiology of the University of Parma and at the Fondazione Monasterio, and Scuolas Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa. He is the Chair of the 6th Joint Task Force responsible for the 2016 ESC Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice.
In 2000 the Italian Society of Cardiology awarded him the title of “Scholar”.
From 2012 till 2018 we hold the position of CPG member of the ESC.
He is Board member of the HFA.
Since 2017 he is Editor-in-Chief of European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (IF 7.8) and ex-officio member of the EAPC