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Dr. Aurelio Leone

Former Director
Dept Internal Medicine Hosp Massa
Castelnuovo Magra

Brief Biography:

  • Aurelio Leone, born in Roma, Italy on July 21 1942, Physician and Researcherhad his first job at the Pathological Anatomy Institute of The University of Roma, Italy. In 1969 he worked as a Medical Researcher in Pisa, Italy, at the CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology and then as a clinical Cardiologist in La Spezia, Italy, from 1973 to 1985. Director of the Medical Division of Pontremoli City Hospital , Italy,from 1985 to 1999, he was chief of the Department of Internal Medicine of City Hospital in Massa, Italy, from 1999 to 2002. He has been Consultant Cardiologist of the Cardio-thoracic Department of the University of Pisaup to 2009 as well as Consultant Cardiologist of AUSL 5 "Spezzino" in La Spezia, Italy.He is fellow of the Royal Society for Promotion of Health, London, Uk, and Fellow of the American Society of Hypertension. Member of the American Society of Geriatric Cardiology, and World Heart Federation.


Academic positions:

Independent Researcher; Former Director of the Department of Internal Medicine, City Hospital Massa, Italy


Research interests:

Relationship between Cardiovascular Circulation and

Smoking (Epidemiology, Clinics and Pathology)



Any other information:

Author of more than 250 scientific publication as well as two textbooks:

-Passive Smoking and Cardiovascular Pathology: Mechanisms and Physiopathological Basis of Damage, Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2007.

-Coronary Circulation in Nonsmokers and Smokers, Nova Science Publishers, New york, 2008


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