Dr. Alessandro Marroni, M.D.

 

  

Dr. Alessandro Marroni. M.D.

Founder and President of DAN Europe, Member of the Board of Directors and President of the International DAN.


Prof. Alessandro (Sandro) Marroni is the founder and President of DAN Europe, Member of the Board of Directors and President of the International DAN.

He serves as  Vice President of the European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM); President of  the European Foundation for the Education in Baromedicine; and Secretary General of the European College of Baromedicine. He is a Past-President of the International Congress on Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Past President of the European Underwater and Baromedical Society.

Prof. Marroni received his Medical Degree (Magna cum Laude) from the  Bologna University and specialized in Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine at the University of Genova, Italy.
In 1974 he obtained the Post-Graduate Specialization Degree in Occupational Medicine, and in 1993 the Post-Graduate Specialization Degree in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care.
While active in the international Underwater and Hyperbaric Medical  scientific and diving communities,  Prof. Marroni remained involved in clinical Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and has served as Associate Professor of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine at the Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine Post Graduate School of the University of Chieti and at the Post Graduate School of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the University of Ancona, between  1980 and 1997; Professor of Hyperbaric Medicine; and International Faculty Coordinator at the International Post-Graduate School of Baromedicine of the University of Belgrade Medical School, Yugoslavia, since 1997.
He has also served as Professor of Diving Medicine at the post-graduate Masters Programme in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine at the University of Pisa, Italy, since 2005.

An avid skin-diver since his early years, he learnt SCUBA diving at the age of 13 and became a Certified Diver with CMAS in 1964 and has been an Active SCUBA Instructor since 1966.
Author of over 170 scientific papers and publications, he is particularly active in underwater medicine research, with particular interest in the prevention of DCI in recreational diving.