Felicita Andreotti

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Gemelli IRCCS Hospital and Catholic University in Rome, Italy

Biography

Felicita Andreotti, MD, PhD, is a tenured Professor and Medical Director at the Gemelli IRCCS Hospital and Catholic University in Rome, Italy, where she currently coordinates cardiovascular research within the Scientific Directorate.

 

Professor Andreotti gained her MD and two Specialties - in respiratory and cardiac diseases - from the University of Strasbourg, France, and then Pisa, Italy. During her PhD work in Leiden, NL, and a Lectureship in London, UK, she investigated the fibrinolytic/haemostatic system in health and disease, with funding from the British and Dutch Heart Foundations.

 

Professor Andreotti has contributed to 20 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) clinical practice guidelines or position papers, chaired the ESC working group on Thrombosis, and coordinated multicenter studies funded by the Italian Ministry of Research.

 

She has authored over 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including N Engl J Med, JAMA, Lancet and Brit Med J. She is currently  Deputy Editor of the Eur Heart J, member of data safety monitoring boards of international phase III trials, and co-founder of the J Thromb Thrombolysis. Her Scopus H index (as of May 2021) is 60.