Maurizio Pompili, MD, PhD, is Full Professor and Chair of Psychiatry of the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, where he received his MD degree in Psychiatry (summa cum laude). He is the Director of the Residency Training Program in Psychiatry of his faculty and is also the Director of the University Psychiatric Clinic and Director of the Suicide Prevention Center at Sant’Andrea Hospital in Rome. He is the President of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Technique degree program at Sapienza University of Rome. He has a Doctoral degree in experimental and clinical neurosciences. He was also part of the Community at McLean Hospital – Harvard Medical School, USA, where he received a fellowship in psychiatry. He is the recipient of the American Association of Suicidology’s 2008 Shneidman Award for “Outstanding contributions in research in suicidology”. Having served as the Italian Representative of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) for eight years, he has since become one of the vice-presidents of this association. He is now Co-Chair of the IASP Special Interest Group in Risk Resilience and Reasons for Living. He is a member of the International Academy for Suicide Research and the American Association of Suicidology. He is also President of the Suicidology Section of the Italian Psychiatric Society. He has published more than 350 papers on suicide, bipolar disorders and other psychiatric perspectives, including original research articles, book chapters and editorials. He has co-edited ten international books on suicide.
EM-59475 - Date of preparation: April 2021