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Belpoggi Fiorella

E-mail: belpoggif@ramazzini.it

Fiorella Belpoggi, PhD, FIATP, is the Director and Chief of Pathology of the Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Centre of the Ramazzini Institute (Bentivoglio, Italy), where she has been working since 1981. Since 2010 she is also Director of the European Experimental Laboratory, where GLP studies are performed. Her research interests include long-term studies with particular regard to energy (fuels, gamma radiation, electromagnetic fields).
Dr. Belpoggi holds a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Bologna, Italy (1975); she completed a three-year postgraduate training at the Institute of Human Pathological Anatomy and Histology of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bologna, Italy (1976-1980) which qualified her to enter the Italian National Register of Doctors in Biological Sciences. As a Visiting Scientist she also completed post-doctoral studies on the classification of human lymphomas/leukemias at the Pathology Institute of Kiel, Germany (1980), and on the relation between cervical cancer and papilloma virus in women at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France (1987). In 1992 she was nominated as a Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini and currently serves as a member of the Executive Council. Dr. Belpoggi has authored more than 100 publications and is a Professor of Industrial and Environmental Carcinogenesis at the University of Turin, Italy. She represented the Ramazzini Institute on the Faculty Council of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Padua, Italy and manages the Institute's institutional relationship with the U.S. National Toxicology Program. Dr. Belpoggi was the 2007 recipient of the Ramazzini Award, conferred each year by the Mayor of Carpi, Italy to scientists deemed by the Collegium Ramazzini to have made outstanding contributions to furthering the aims of Bernardino Ramazzini in safeguarding public health. Dr. Belpoggi was selected for different honors in Italy in recognition for her work in defense of the environmental and occupational health. She is a Fellow of the International Academy of Toxicologic Pathology.

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