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Professoressa Associata





Simonetta Baraldo

Department of Cardiological, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences
Section of Respiratory Diseases
University of Padova
Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova

Tel: +390498218516
Mobile: +393407013772
Fax: +390498213110

Citizenship: Italian
Born in Monselice (PD) December 11, 1971


1997: University of Padova, Degree in Biological Sciences, graduated with highest GPA and honours

2000: University of Parma, PhD in Experimental Respiratory Pathophysiology

Professional experience

1997-2000 University of Padova, Institute of Occupational Medicine and University of Ferrara, Research Center on Asthma and COPD, PhD student.

2000-2001 Harvard School of Public Health, Physiology Program, Boston (MA), Visiting Fellow

2002-2004 University of Padua, Dept. of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Research Fellow

2005-2009 University of Padua, Dept of Cardiological, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Research Fellow

2010-present: University of Padua, Dept of Cardiological, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Assistant Professor


She is author of 48 articles in peer reviewed journals (with a total impact factor exceeding 300 and a Hirsch Index of 23), 30 book chapters and review articles, and more than 100 abstracts presented at national and international conferences.

Invited lectures and awards
She has given over 30 invited lectures at many important international and national congresses (American Thoracic Society Conference, European Respiratory Society Conference).

Of importance, she has been awarded with the COPD Research Award 2007 from the European Respiratory Society, Stockholm September 17, 2007.

Editorial Activity
Since 2001, she has reviewed several manuscripts for international Journals (New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical care Medicine, Thorax, European Respiratory Journal).

Teaching activity
She has given seminars for residents, specialists and PhD students and has been involved in the tutorial activity for graduating and specialty theses on Respiratory Medicine, University of Padua.

She is a teacher in the integrated course on Respiratory Diseases at Specialty School of Respiratory Diseases, University of Padua.