Dr. Mario Barbagallo is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and the Director of the Geriatric Unit in University of Palermo, Italy. Chairman of the IAGG-ER (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics) clinical section and member of the superior council of the minister of health. He is the Director of the Geriatric Unit, Director of the Department of Emergent Pathologies, University Hospital and Director Post-graduate program in Geriatrics at University of Palermo, Italy. Author of more than 500 publications on Italian and International Journals and over 200 published abstracts. He received Ph.D. in Physiology, University of Parma and University of Rome. In 1991 he was in Italian Board of Internal Medicine: specialty in Internal Medicine. He has peer reviewed more than 300 papers from several international journals. He Is member of the editorial board of the several journals, including Magnesium Research, Aging- Clinical and experimental Research, Journal of Cardiometabolic syndrome; Giornale Italiano di Gerontologia;; among others.
Dr. Mario Barbagallo research interest include Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Endocrinology and Hypertension.