Giuseppe Nigri was born in Philadelphia, Pa, USA. He received the M.D. degree (summa cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree at Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, in 1992 and 2001, respectively. He completed his Residency in general surgery at Sapienza University of Rome in 1998. From 1999 to 2003, he has been a Clinical and Research Fellow in surgery/vascular surgery and a Resident in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA. Nowadays, he is an Assistant Professor of surgery at Sapienza University of Rome. He was awarded the International Guest Scholarship by the American College of Surgeons (2009), the Best Resident Paper award (PDT/Oncology session) by the 22nd Annual Meeting of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Atlanta, April 2002, the Italian Society for Surgery “E. Ruggieri” Award, Rome 2003, the Best Overall Basic Science Paper Award by the 21st Annual Meeting of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, New Orleans, April 2001, and the Academy of Medicine of Rome Award, Rome 2000. Nigri was Association for Surgical Education’s nominee for the Surgical Education Research Fellowship (2007), Harvard Medical School’s nominee for the Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Award, Boston, 2002, and Recipient of the US Air Force Grant for the 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Atlanta, April 2002. He is also a Member of the International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons, the Subcommittee on International Activities of the Member Services of the American College of Surgeons, the Steering Committee of the Italian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, the Simulation Center Committee-Association for Surgical Education (USA) Committee on Teaching & Training Standards, Sapienza University of Rome, the International Committee of Society for Surgical Oncology, and the Information and Technology Committee of the Association of Academic Surgeons (USA).
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011