Mondo Medico Clinic, Borgomanero, Italy,
Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine is a peer-reviewed, open access journal encompassing all aspects of respiratory medicine. It has a particular focus on interdisciplinary and translational research. Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine is the official journal of the Italian scientific society AIMAR.
Claudio Donner is Medical Director of Mondo Medico, Multidisciplinary and Rehabilitation Clinic, Borgomanero and a referee of the National Commission of the Ministry of Health for continuing medical education (CME). He is current President (2006-2012) of the Italian Interdisciplinary Association for Pulmonary Disease (AIMAR), as well as CEO of the non-profit Italian Foundation Health, Breath & Environment (FISAR).
Claudio is International Governor of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Italian Chapter for the term 2009 to 2012. He is Associate Editor of the Italian Journal of Chest Disease, and a member of the Executive Committee of GARD-Italy of the Italian Ministry of Health, under the umbrella of the WHO since 2009. He has been an Associate Editor of Respiratory Medicine since 2005, and Co-Editor of Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine, official scientific journal of AIMAR.
Since 2007, he has been a member of the international editorial board of Pneumon, the official journal of the Hellenic Thoracic Society, and has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Brazilian scientific journal ConScientiae Saúde, and of the Advisory Board of the Turkish Respiratory Journal since 2010.
1985-2006 - Chief of the Division of Pulmonary Disease, Scientific Institute of Veruno, “Salvatore Maugeri" Foundation
1993-2002 - Editor-in-chief of the scientific Journal Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease
1995-1997- President of the Italian Association of Hospital Pulmonologists (AIPO)
1996-1998 - Head of the ERS Clinical Assembly
1997-1998 - Editor of the ERS publications European Respiratory Topic
1998-2004 - Secretary General of the European Respiratory Society (ERS)
1999-2001 - Director of the Department of Pulmonary Rehabilitative Medicine of the "Salvatore Maugeri" Foundation throughout Italy
2000-2004 - Member of the Council of the European Lung Foundation (ELF) and was a member of the ELF Assembly
2002-2004 - Editor of the ERS Newsletter
2002-2006 - President of the Pneumology Section & Board of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)
2003-2004 – Editor of The Buyers’ Guide to Respiratory Care Products
2004-2006 - Representative of Specialty Sections & Boards on the UEMS Management Council
2004-2010 - Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine - Italian Translation of Selected Articles
Claudio F. Donner is author of numerous textbooks, at both national and international level, and of numerous original scientific papers (more than 175 indexed in Medline) on a wide range of topics including pathophysiologic mechanisms of exercise and CO2 retention, follow-up of chronic respiratory failure (CRF), lung mechanics in critical care, pulmonary rehabilitation, COPD genetics, sleep respiratory disorders, and QoL in patients with CRF.