Famous neurosurgeon Aldo Spallone - a new visiting professor at the Faculty of Continuing Medical Education at RUDN
Famous neurosurgeon Aldo Spallone - a new visiting professor at the Faculty of Continuing Medical Education at RUDN
Professor Aldo Spallone, a renowned neurosurgeon, attaché for science at the Italian Embassy in Russia, has begun his duties as a professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Faculty of Continuing Medical Education (RUDN FCME).

Pavel Ogurtsov, dean of RUDN FCME introduces Professor Spallone to the team the of FCME at the meeting of the academic board.

Aldo Spallone has extensive experience in neurosurgery. At various times, he headed the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at the Lazio Neurological Center in Rome, worked in London (United Kingdom), New York (USA), Havana (Cuba) and in Moscow at the National Medical Research Center of Neurosurgery named after Academician N.Burdenko under the guidance of Alexander Konovalov, Chief Neurosurgeon of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, President of the Association of Neurosurgeons of Russia, Vice-President of the World Federation and the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies.

Aldo Spallone is a member of the American Association of Neurosurgeons, the European Society of Neurosurgery and the Italian Society of Neurosurgery.

Professor Spallone is the author of more than 150 scientific articles published in leading international journals, 118 of which in Scopus. H-Index 22 at Scopus, 29 at Google Scholar, acted as lead speaker at more than 80 international conferences and conducted more than 4,500 neurosurgical operations as a surgeon.

The contract with Aldo Spallone marks the start of cooperation with Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy, where Professor Spallone has been working as a leading professor in the field of neurosurgery since 1994.

Collaboration between RUDN FCME and the University of Tor Vergata, in particular, provides for the creation of double residency programs and the

possibility of internships for residents, graduate students and staff of departments dealing with neurosurgery.

The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery of RUDN FCME, where Professor Spallone will work, is currently undergoing an organization process. It is expected that the recruitment of students will start in September 2019.

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