Arturo Chiti

Arturo Chiti, Member, Professor, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy

Arturo_Chiti.jpg Arturo Chiti graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Milan in 1989, and in the same year he entered the postgraduate school of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Milan, where he graduated in 1993.

At the beginning of 1993 Dr. Chiti started working as Associate Chief at the National Cancer Institute in Milan, where he began his clinical and scientific experience in Oncology. In 1997, he obtained a European Board of Nuclear Medicine fellowship. In June 2000 he was called to lead the Nuclear Medicine Department at the Istituto Clinico Humanitas in Milan, at the time a brand new Hospital. Since then many clinical and scientific activities were developed and now it is one of the leading nuclear medicine departments in Italy. On March 1, 2015 he was appointed Full Professor in Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy at the Humanitas University in Milan. He is now responsible for the scientific and teaching activities in radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy in the university.

In 2004 he was invited to become member of the EANM Oncology Committee, and appointed as Chairman in 2007. In 2010 he was elected EANM Task Group and Committee Coordinator for the years 2011-12 and in 2012 he became President Elect (2013-14), and then President (2015-16). For many years he has been active in the European scientific community and he is an expert consultant for IAEA.

Dr. Chiti is author and co-author of several papers in peer reviewed scientific journals, chapters of books and contributed to many abstracts presented at international and national meetings.

He is a well-known invited speaker at several international meetings and conferences. He was awarded the honorary membership of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO); the Tom Miller Memorial Lecture Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and the Hevesy Gyorgy award from the Hungarian Society of Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Chiti was elected to the Commission in 2016.

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