Gabriele Riccardi

Gabriele Riccardi

Federico II University of Naples

Medical doctor and nutritionist, Gabriele Riccardi is professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the “Federico II” University in Naples, where he was also Chairman of the Human Nutrition Post-Graduate Degree from 2008 to 2016.
In 2008 he was elected President of the Italian Diabetes Society (Società Italiana di Diabetologia, SID) and member of the Leadershipt Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism of the American Heart Association.
From 2002 to 2005, he was leader of the Body Weight Regulation, Insulin Sensitivity and Diabetes Risk Group for the European Community action plan on the Process for the Assessment of Scientific Support for Claims on Foods.
From 1997 to 2003, he was member of the Scientific Committee on Nutrition at the International Life Science Institute (ILSI) in Brussels, and up to 2002 he was member of the Education Committee of the Italian Endocrinology Society. He is on the Advisory Board of Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition.
Over the course of his career, he has collaborated with prestigious European and American research groups and has been part of the editorial board of several scientific journals.
His research results have been published in the major international journals dealing with nutrition, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular disease prevention.

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