Bios of Current Members

Roberto Bernabei, MD

email roberto.bernabei(at)

Dr. Bernabei is professor of internal medicine at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and director of the Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitative Medicine at the A. Gemelli University Hospital in Rome, and a board member of the European Academy for Medicine of Aging (EAMA). He served as president of the Italian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (2006–2009), and as project leader of two large European Commission grants (FP5-FP7) involving eleven EU countries.

His main research interests are in geriatric assessment, models of health services for elderly care, and geriatric pharmacoepidemiology. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Università Cattolica; member of the Geriatric Working Group of the Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco (AIFA); president of the Network “Italia Longeva,” the Italian agency for the elderly, and author of over 250 papers published in peer-reviewed journals, four books, and eight book chapters.

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