Journal of Gerontology and Aging Research

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Maria Rosaria Rizzo

Designation : Associate Professor
University/Organisation : University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”
Qualification : MD
Biography :  

Dr.Maria Rosaria Rizzo, born in S. Maria del Cedro –Cosenza, is Associate professor of Internal medicine at School of Medical Sciences of the Second University of Naples. After graduating from medical school, she worked as geriatric physician and researcher at School of Medical Sciences of the Second University of Naples. His research focused on the study of aging, especially, on the study of longevity and on the relationship between ageing and glucose metabolism. Moreover, she's interested at other health problems that frequently affect older patients, such as memory loss as well as the effects of therapy with hypoglycemics drugs. She is author of 99 publications in foreigner language and also of book chapters, and meetings communications. Since 2007 she has been employed as teacher for the courses of Internal medicine and of Geriatric medicine for the students of the School of Medical Sciences of the Second University of Naples. She is member of Italian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SIGG) and President of Campania region section.