Maurizio Soldini

Sapienza University of Rome, Italy


Maurizio Soldini achieved his M.D. degree from Sapienza University of Rome in 1984 and his Ph.D. degree from Rome Philosophical School, Roma Tre University in 2002. Since 2008, he has been working as a Medical Doctor at the Sapienza University of Rome, where he teaches bioethics and philosophical disciplines and he directs the Internal Medicine Service posted at the Department of Ophthalmology, Policlinico Umberto I. Soldini worked in the Emergency Department and at the Prehospitalization Service, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, from 1989 to 2002 and from 2002 to 2008, respectively. He oriented his research in bioethics, where the theoretical effort of correlation of discipline with the internal medicine can be seen. Soldini is now shifting his reflections about the epistemological status of bioethics with reference to ethical theories, including which emphasizes the ontological personalism and hermeneutics, but with special attention to virtue’s ethics, especially for pedagogical implications. His attention spans in the fields of clinical bioethics; cardiovascular diseases: ischemic heart disease, hypertension, arrhythmias, with particular reference to atrial fibrillation, vasculitis which primarily arteritis, and Horton's disease in particular; liver diseases; infectious diseases including AIDS (in this case with particular attention to the interest rate of this disease). Other fields of Soldini's interest include emergency medicine, geriatrics, and history and philosophy of medicine. He has published 315 scientific publications in the medical literature, the philosophical literature, and bioethics, 28 of which are indexed, and several have been published in international journals with high impact factor and high H-index. He serves as a Member of the Italian Society of Internal Medicine and of the Italian Philosophical Society.

Biography Updated on 15 March 2012

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