Giovanni is currently an Emergency Physician at the Emergency Department of San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Torino, Italy. From 2016 he is qualified Associate Professor of Internal Medicine. He was the Chair of the Scientific Committee of the 1st International Consensus Conference on Lung Ultrasound and he is Member of the Scientific Committee of the 2nd International Consensus Conference on Ultrasound in Trauma and Board Member of the 1st International Consensus Conference on Ultrasound in Medical Education. His research focuses on the clinical applications of PoCUS in emergency and intensive care. He has authored and co-authored chapters of international books in emergency medicine and emergency ultrasound, and 140 indexed publications in peer-reviewed international journals with more than 6000 citations and h-index 34. He contributed to the foundation of The Ultrasound Journal and was active Editorial Board Member since the launch of the journal.
Richard A. Hoppmann MD, FACP, FAIUM is a Professor of Medicine and Past Dean at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute in Columbia, SC. Dr Hoppmann earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at the Medical University of South Carolina, completed his internal medicine residency at East Carolina University School of Medicine, and completed his rheumatology fellowship at Wake Forest University Bowman-Gray School of Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. In 2006, as Associate Dean of Medical Education, he introduced the first integrated ultrasound curriculum (iUSC) across all four years of medical student education at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Columbia.
Since that time, he has also helped develop a number of ultrasound training programs, including one for physician assistants and a primary care ultrasound fellowship. He is founder and served as the first President of the Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME) which hosts and co-hosts a number of national and international ultrasound education meetings such as the World Congress of Ultrasound in Medical Education and the Ultrasound in Anatomy and Physiology Education Conference.
Dr Hoppmann is President-elect of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and a Past President of the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS). He has published and presented extensively on ultrasound education. He has been the recipient of almost $2M in ultrasound education grants, including those training a spectrum of teachers and healthcare practitioners and has been issued four patents related to ultrasound and ultrasound education.
Areas of expertise: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Giovanni Volpicelli, MD, FCCP, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Italy
Richard Hoppmann, MD, FACP, FAIUM, University of South Carolina, USA
Keith Barron, MD, FACP, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, USA
Luna Gargani, MD, University of Pisa, Italy
Alberto Goffi, MD, University of Toronto, Canada
Irene Ma, PhD, University of Calgary, Canada
Adi Osman, MD, Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Malaysia
Hatem Soliman-Aboumarie, MBBS, MRCP, MSc, EDICM, DipCard, DipMedEd, FHEA, FASE, FEACVI, Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Luigi Vetrugno, MD, University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Tomás Villen, MD, Francisco de Vitoria University, Spain
Guido Tavazzi, MD PhD, University of Pavia, Italy
Mateusz Zawadka, MD PhD DESAIC, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
Federico Longhini, MD, University of Catanzaro, Italy
Gianmaria Cammarota, MD PhD, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Christian Borbjerg Laursen, MD PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Thomas Fraccalini, MD, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Italy
Luciano Cardinale, MD, Edoardo Agnelli Hospital, Italy
Editorial Board Members
Richard Copetti, MD, Latisana General Hospital, Italy
Lawrence A. Melniker, MD, MS, MBA, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, USA
Peiman Nazerian, MD, Careggi University Hospital, Italy
Vicky Noble, MD, Harvard Medical School, USA
Luca Neri, MD, Niguarda Hospital, Italy
Ramòn Nogué, MD, University of Lleida, Spain
James W Tsung, MD, MPH, Mount Sinai Hospital, USA
Gabriele Via, MD., EDIC, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy