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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Di Salvo

Department: Cardiology Pediatric Cardiology

Prof. Dr. Giovanni Di Salvo, 
MD, PhD, MSc, FESC
EACVI Councilor
Lead Pediatric Cardiology Echo Lab
Royal Brompton and Harenfield Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Imperial College of London

  • Master Degree in Medical Imaging (Katholieke University of Leuven, Belgium 03-07-2002, Magna cum Laude)
  • Ph.D in Cardio-Respiratory Physiopathology and Associated Biotechnologies (Italy, 19-05-2006, Magna cum Laude)
  • FESC since 2002
  • Assistant Professor in Cardiology since 2006 to Jannuary 2012 at the Second University of Naples, Italy
  • Awarding of the qualification for Associate Professor, Italy (2013)
  • Adjunct Full Professor Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member in the following Societies:

  • Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC)
  • Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography (SIEC)
  • Italian Society of Pediatric Cardiology (SICP)
  • European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) 
  • Member of the Echocardiography Working Group of The Italian Society of Cardiology (2005-2009).
  • Member of the Research Working Group of The Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography (SIEC) from December 2006 to june 2011
  • Member of the Health Technology Assessment Group of the Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echocardiography (SIEC) from June 2011 to now
  • Member of the Nucleus of the Cardiologist of Tomorrow of the Italian Society of Cardiology (from 2012 to 2013).
  • Councilor of the EACVI (from 2014 to now).

Awards and Honors:

  • 2006 Young Investigator Award of the European Association of Echocardiography (Euroecho 2006)
  • 2010 Award for the best published research by the Italian Society of Paediatric Cardiology  (SICP  2010)
  • 2012 Award for the best published research of the Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography (2012)

Publications:

  • Author of the Guidelines of the Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography on Congenital Heart Disease.
  • Author of the EACVI Textbook Chapter on Adult Congenital Heart Disease (in press)
  • Author of 10 (national and international) book chapters (Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography – November 30, 2013 - by Navin C., M.D. Nanda; Doppler Myocardial Imaging  –  A Textbook, By G.Sutherland and B. Bijnens).