Gian Carlo Di Renzo
MD, PhD, FRCOG (hon) FACOG (hon) FICOG (hon)
University of Perugia, Perugia,
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Coordinator of the Reproductive and Perinatal Medicine Center at the University of Perugia and Founder and Director of the Permanent International and European School of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine (PREIS) in Florence ( www.preischool.com ) . Dr Di Renzo is also full Professor at the Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the I.M. Sechenov First State University of Moscow since 2019 and since 2022 he is distinguished scholar of the PRB Unit of NIH-NICHD, Bethesda, USA. Since 2022, he is director of the Alliance for Global Women’s Medicine ( GLOWM , www.glowm.com ) the educational platform of FIGO, after being General Secretary of FIGO for two terms (2012-2018) . He was Secretary general and now co-President of the New European Surgical Academy (NESA, www.nesacademy.org ) since 2010. He holds multiple other positions including Founder Editor of the Journal of Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, corresponding Editor of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Hon Editor in Chief of the Chinese Journal (in English language) “Maternal Fetal-Medicine”. He was an Advisory Board Member for the March of Dimes Foundation based in New York ( 2012-2018) . Further, he is honorary member of 33 different scientific Societies among which a Fellow ad eundem of RCOG and a Honorary Fellow of American ACOG and of Indian ICOG. He was also member of the WHO Strategic Committee on “Maternal and Perinatal health”. Prof. Di Renzo is an Honorary Professor and Doctor Honoris Causa in Medicine and Surgery at respectively 15 and 6 different Universities throughout Europe, Asia, South America, and the United States. He is an Academic Member of the Romanian and Russian Academy of Sciences. Prof. Di Renzo has received six awards for his work in human reproduction and maternal-infant's health, scientific research, and teaching. He has organized more than 600 international congresses and courses, some of these are held regularly (Diabetes in Pregnancy: DIP, Birth, World Congress of Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, TWINS, etc). His scientific production comprises over 1,500 papers of which more than 490 have been published in peer reviewed international journals ( HI 62; i10 index 221) and more than 100 books. He has been an invited speaker in over 1,600 national and international congresses and meetings and in academic courses in over 120 countries.