Lorenzo M. Donini (MD) was born in Rome on the 20th April, 1955 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the Sapienza University (Rome, Italy), Director of the Specialisation School in Food Science and Nutrition, past- President of the SISDCA (Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorders).
Research: he is currently Head of the Research Unit on “Food Science and human Nutrition” of the Department of Experimental Medicine (Medical Pathophysiology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section) at the “Sapienza” University of Rome (Italy) (http://uniroma1.scialim.it/) and since 1991 he published more than 200 papers in extenso (most part in international journals) and more than 40 chapters of books relevant to malnutrition, obesity and metabolism, eating behaviour (orthorexia nervosa, senile anorexia), sustainability of Mediterranean Diet, catering services.
He coordinated different funded research projects and single WPs in funded research grants. He is peer reviewer for many scientific journals, a member of the Editorial Board of different journals dealing with food science and nutrition, currently Editor in Chief of “Eating and Weight Disorders” Journal (Springer Journal – IF: 4.652) and a member of different Italian and International Scientific Societies.
Teaching Responsibilities: at Sapienza University, from the academic year 2000-2001 until now, he is the Organizer and Teacher of courses in Food Science and Clinical Nutrition in the Degree Course in the Faculty of Medicine, in the Postgraduate Course “Science of Health Professions for Technical Assistance”, in the Specialisation Schools in “Food Science and Nutrition” and “Endocrinology”, in the Degree Course for Dieticians.
Clinical Activities. From 1998 to 2011 at the Rehabilitation Clinical Institute “Villa delle Querce” of Nemi (RM – Italy), he was the Scientific Director of the Metabolic-Nutritional Rehabilitation Unit. From 2010 he is the Head of the Nutritional Status evaluation Lab at the Policlinico Umberto I in Rome (teaching hospital of the Sapienza University) mainly devoted to sarcopenic obese subjects.