Nato a il 23/05/1950
EDUCAZIONE E FORMAZIONE
Dip. Optom. (B.SC.) – 1983 Istituto Nazionale di Optometria e Scienza della Visione di Roma – Academic Management of The City University, Department of Optometry and Visual Science, Goswell Road, London (UK).
Dip. Optics – 1969 Istituto Superiore di Stato -Indirizzo Professionale- Scuola di Ottica- “E. De Amicis” -Roma-.
2014 – 2017 Italian Tutor, IBZaccagnini Vision Sciences Department, Aston University, BSc in Optometry anc Clinical Practice (with Honours)
2007- 2017 Contract Professor, Faculty of SMFN, Dept. of Physics, Degree Course in Optics & Optometry.
1989- 2005 Director of Studies Istituto Superiore di Scienze Optometriche – Roma.
2000-2003 Visiting Professor and examiner Institute of Ophthalmic Sciences – TelAviv – Israel.
1972 -2008 Docente di Ruolo Ordinario Istituto Superiore di Stato Indirizzo Professionale, Scuola di Ottica, “E. De Amicis” – Roma.
ESPERIENZE PROFESSIONALI E ACCADEMICHE
1998: Scientific Co-Editor of contact lens journal “LAC” (Italy).
1994: Member of The Editorial Board of the “Rivista Italiana di Optometria” (Italy).
1989-1994: Member of The Editorial Board of “The Contact Lens Journal” (UK).
1993-1995 Member of the Editorial Board of other journal as “Vision” and “Professional Optometry”.
1995 Contribution to the development of the optical cylinder for ostheoodonto keratoprosthesis named “Falcinelli-Lupelli”.
1992-93: Vice President of International Association of Contact Lens Educators Europe.
2004-2008 Founder and first President of Italian Academy of Contact Lenses (AILAC).
1995-06 Founder and first President of Italian Optometric Society (SOPTI).
1998-2001Founder a member of the Board of Directors of Scientific Society Low Vision Academy (It).
2009-12 Founder and first President of Low Vision Scientific Society “P.R.I.S.M.A.
2000 Fellow of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators.
2006 Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association.
Member of several Scientific National and International Associations.
PUBBLICAZIONI, CONFERENZE E RELAZIONI CONGRESSUALI
Books – 1 in English: “Contact Lens Practice. A Clinical Guide. Publisher: Blackwell Science (Oxford) (1994).
2 in Italian: “Contattologia. Una Guida Clinica” Co-authors Robert Fletcher e Angela Rossi, 1998- (2nd Ed. 2005) and “Ipovisione. I Fondamenti e la Pratica”, Publisher Medical Books (Palermo) (2004).
Chapters of books – 7 published in Optometric and Ophthalmological Books.
7 Complete Papers published in Conference Proceedings Books.
23 in Refereed Eye Care Journals.
Papers – 93 in Non-Refereed Eye Care Journals.
128 in Conference
Presentation – Several Continuing Education Courses.
Small speciality contact lens practice in Consulting Room – Rome
English very good