Icro Maremmani, MD
Professor of Addiction Medicine
Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy
Icro Maremmani is Professor of Addiction Medicine at the School of Psychiatry of the University of Pisa. He graduated at the Medical School of the University of Pisa, Italy, in 1979, and went on to specialise in Psychiatry taking his second-degree cum laude in 1983.
He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Department of Psychiatry, at the Vincent P. Dole Dual Diagnosis Group, Santa Chiara Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy.
He has been President of the European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) since its foundation in Geneva (Switzerland) in 1994. As President of EUROPAD he has organized international symposia in the USA, during the Conferences of the American Association for the Treatment of Opiate Dependence (AATOD), and Conferences in several European cities (Saint-Tropez, 1995; Ljubljana, 1997; Arezzo 2000; Oslo 2002; Paris, 2004; Bratislava, 2006; Sofia, 2008; Zagabria, 2010; Barcelona, 2012; Glasgow, 2014; Leiden, 2016; Krakow 2018).
He received the Dole-Nyswander Award in Washington (DC), USA, in 1994; he was the first non-American winner of that award. In 2004 he won the “Chimera Award”, in Paris. In 1990 (Cagliari, Italy) he became a founding member of the Società Italiana Tossicodipendenze – Italian Society of Addiction Medicine (SITD-ItSAM) and is currently its Past-president.
He is President of the World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (WFTOD), an NGO with Special Consultative Status with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), since 2011. He is General Secretary of World Association on Dual Disorders (WADD).
To date, he has 500 scientific publications and has given over 300 scientific presentations. He is Editor of Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, the official journal of EUROPAD and WFTOD, and board member of Journal of Maintenance in the Addictions, Italian Journal on Addictions, Addictive Disorders and their Treatment, and Odvinosky.
A5 – A Clinical Conundrum: Pain, Addiction or Both
Monday, October 21
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Tuesday, October 22
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM