Prof. Roberto Orecchia

Roberto Orecchia was graduated cum laude in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Turin and in the post doc period was certified in Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology and Diagnostic Imaging.

Currently, and since January 2015 he is Scientific Director at the European Institute of Oncology (IEO), in Milan, and Chairman of the Department of Imaging and Radiation Sciences at the same Institute.

He is Emeritus Professor at the University of Milan, where was Full Professor of Radiation Oncology from 1994 to 2017.

He is also President of TERA Foundation, funded by Ugo Amaldi, for the development of particle therapy.

He is Member of EPTN (European Particle Therapy Network), an official Task Force of ESTRO (European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology), and ENLIGHT (European Network for Light Ion Therapy).

He is Lecturer for ESTRO, ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology), and ESO (European School of Oncology) teaching courses.

He had, along more 40 years of professional life, and continues to have intense clinical, teaching, research and scientific activities. He published more than 470 full papers on journals listed in the Pub-Med, and, in addition, many chapters, books and guidelines.

He participated, in different role including as Coordinator, in several research collaborations and national and international projects funded by different US, South American, European and Italian Institutions.

He is Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Science, and was awarded by ESTRO Regaud Medal and ESTRO Lifetime Achievement.

In the past years, he was also:

Scientific Director and Chairman of the Scientific Operative Committee of CNAO Foundation in Pavia Board Member of Medical Application Committee of CERN, in Geneva

Board Member of ESTRO

Board Member of Oncopolicy Committee of ESTRO

Teaching expert of the IAEA (International Agency of Atomic Energy), in Vienna President of ISIORT (International Society of Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy) President of EURAMA (European-Asian Society for Breast Disease)

President of AIRO (Italian Association of Radiation Oncology) President of AIRB (Italian Association of Radiobiology)

Board Member of LUVI (Italian Association for Palliative Care)

Lead Independent Director and Independent Non-Executive Director of SAES Getters SpA (an advanced functional material Company, listed at the Stock Exchange in Milan).