Paolo Sbraccia, M.D, Ph.D. is Professor of Internal Medicine in the Department of Systems Medicine of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Chief of the Internal Medicine Unit and Obesity Center (EASO accredited Collaborating Centre for Obesity Management) at the University Hospital Policlinico Tor Vergata, Director of the Specialization School in Internal Medicine, and former Chairman of the Undergraduate Course in Dietetics.
Prof. Sbraccia is also currently serving as Treasurer and member of the Board of Trustees of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), and Vice President of the Italian Barometer Diabetes Observatory. In addition, he is Past President of the Italian Society of Obesity and of the Italian Federation of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Andrology, Metabolism and Obesity.
He was also member of the “Scientific Advisory Group for Diabetes and Endocrinology” of the European Medicine Agency (EMA, 2008-2015).
In 2011, on behalf of SIO, he coordinated the Steering Committee for the Italian Guidelines for the Management of Obesity, and in 2016 he was Editor of the book “Clinical Management of Overweight and Obesity, Recommendations of the Italian Society of Obesity (SIO)”.
Prof. Sbraccia is also a member of the editorial boards and reviewer panels of various scientific journals; in particular, he is Section Editor for Diabetes and Endocrinology of “Eating and weight disorders” and associate Editor of “Internal and Emergency Medicine”.