The IFPB is delighted to announce the following speakers for IRPB Athens 2014.
Prof Icro Maremmani (Italy) Icro Maremmani is Professor of Addiction Medicine at the University of Pisa and University of Siena, “Vincent P. Dole”, Dual Diagnosis Group, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NFB University of Pisa, Italy.He graduated at the Medical School of the University of Pisa, Italy in 1979 and went on to specialize in Psychiatry, taking his second degree cum laude in 1983. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Department of Psychiatry at the Santa Chiara Hospital of the University of Pisa, Italy. He is Professor of Drug Addiction Medicine at the School of Psychiatry of the Universities of Pisa and Siena. He has been President of the European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) since its foundation in Geneva, Switzerland in 1994. As President of EUROPAD he has organized international symposia in the USA during the Conferences of the American Association for the Treatment of Opiate Dependence (AATOD) and Conferences in several European cities (Saint-Tropez, 1995; Lublijana, 1997; Arezzo 2000; Oslo 2002; Paris, 2004; Bratislava, 2006; Sofia, 2008). He received the Dole-Nyswander Award in Washington (DC), USA in 1994 and was the first non-American winner of that award. In 2004 he received the “Chimera Award” in Paris. In 1990 (Cagliari, Italy) he became a founding member of the Società Italiana Tossicodipendenze - Italian Society of Addiction Medicine (SITD-ItSAM), and is currently on its Board of Directors. He is author of the chapters on Drug Abuse and Aggression in the second edition of the Trattato Italiano di Psichiatria. To date he has 500 scientific publications and has given over 300 scientific presentations. He is Editor of Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, the official journal of EUROPAD, and board member of Journal of Maintenance in the Addictions, Italian Journal on Addictions, Addictive Disorders and their Treatment, and Odvinosky.