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Dr. Fiamma Ferraro
 
M.B. BCh.  NUI
  B.Med.Sci. NUI

Consultant  Physician- in General Practice  (Irish Register of Medical Specialists, nr.24416)

Languages: English, Italian, German, French and Spanish

Primary Qualifications:
University College Dublin, June 1998:
degree in Medicine (MB BCh) and Bachelor of Medical Science (B Med Sci; First Class Honours  for thesis on genetic haemochromatosis).

Professional registration:
Medical Council of Ireland, Full Registration July 1999 (nr.22416) and Register of Medical Specialists (March 2008)
Italian Medical Council (Siena, nr.3912),  December 2001 
British GMC (nr. 6142807),  July 2006


Post-graduate qualification:
Qualification in General Practice: in April 2004; European School of General Medicine, Florence, Italy.
Specialist registration (General Practice) on the Irish Register of Medical Specialists, March 2008.


Additional post-graduate diplomas: (2001-2008)
Diploma in Science of Nutrition/Dietology. Member of the German Academy of Nutrition.
Certificate in Oxygen-Ozone Therapy, University of Siena; Italy.
Certificate in clinical management of obesity, University of Siena.
Diploma in Phytotherapy, University of Siena, Italy.
Certificate in Chinese Phytotherapy, University of Florence, Italy.
Diploma in Homotoxicology and Biological Medicine, A.I.O.T., Italy.
Diploma in Basic Psychosomatic Medicine, Freiburg, Germany.
Certificate in Forensic Psychology, University of Siena, Italy.
3-year part-time course in Psychotherapy (SIPE Academy- Rome, Italy).
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Dr. Fiamma Ferraro

Past pupil of Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin
Languages: English, Italian and German fluent, French (prize in French), Spanish.

Primary Qualifications:
University College Dublin, June 1998:
degree in Medicine (MB BCh) and Bachelor of Medical Science (B Med Sci; First Class Honours for thesis on genetic haemochromatosis).

Professional registration:
Medical Council of Ireland, Full Registration July 1999 (nr.22416) and Register of Medical Specialists (March 2008)
Italian Medical Council (Siena, nr.3912),  December 2001 
British GMC (nr. 6142807), July 2006

Post-graduate training:
Internship: surgery (July-December 1998,  3 months in General Surgery, 3 months in Urology in St.Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin) ; medicine (January-June 1999, General Medicine in St.Columcille’s Hospital, Dublin)
Senior House Officer: (July 1999-July 2000)  in  Medicine in Waterford Regional Hospital, Departments of Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Nephrology and Geriatrics.
Six months (July-December 2000) in General Psychiatry in St. Brendan’s  Hospital, Dublin.
2001: moved to Italy,  involved in research under P. Raimondi at the Adria-Alps Institute for research, Trieste, (see below).
2002-2004: training scheme in General Practice  with the European School of General Medicine in Florence.

Qualification in General Practice: in April 2004, following dissertation ("General Practice in Europe").
Specialist registration (General Practice) on the Irish Register of Medical Specialists, Maech 2008.

Additional post-graduate diplomas: (2001-2008)
Diploma in Science of Nutrition/Dietology. Member of the German Academy of Nutrition.
Certificate in Oxygen-Ozone Therapy, University of Siena; Italy.
Certificate in clinical management of obesity, University of Siena.
Diploma in Phytotherapy, University of Siena, Italy.
Certificate in Chinese Phytotherapy, University of Florence, Italy.
Diploma in Homotoxicology and Biological Medicine, A.I.O.T., Italy.
Diploma in Basic Psychosomatic Medicine, Freiburg, Germany.
Certificate in Forensic Psychology, University of Siena, Italy.
3-year part-time course in Psychotherapy (SIPE Academy- Rome, Italy).

Other:
First-category credits from Harvard Medical School, Boston in: Intensive Review of Internal Medicine (August 2004), Psychopharmacology (2006), Psychiatry (2007), Natural remedies in Psychiatry (2007).
Course in Emergency Medicine/ACLS, Italo-German Collegium-Medicum (2003 and 2007).

Scientific Research/Presentations/Prizes:
Undergraduate:
1996-97: “Assessment and Significance of Haemosiderosis of the Liver- Its Relationship to Haemochromatosis”, research sponsored by the Irish Health and Research Board, under the supervision of Dr. Niamh Nolan, Consultant Pathologist in St. Vincent’s Hospital and St. Columcille’s Hospital, Dublin.
This research was presented at the following:
1) St.Vincent’s Hospital Research Symposium, November ‘96.
2) Finals for the Watts Medal in Research (1 of  8 Finalists in Ireland) May 1997.
3) Poster Presentation at the meeting of the Irish Society of Gastroenterology, June 1997.

Post-graduate
2001:  “Study on the correlations between the brain’s nutritional status and neuropsychiatric alterations”, group research of the Alps-Adriatic Institute for Nutrition. In August 2001, the research was presented in Vienna at the International Congress for Nutrition.

Scientific Publications:
--Nolan N., Ferraro F., Mc Cormick P.A.; “Assessment and significance of Haemosiderosis of the liver- its relationship to Haemochromatosis”  Irish Journal of Medical Science, volume 166, supp.6, page 23.

--Agabiti M.;..... Ferraro F. et al "Disease Mongering e Medicina Generale" ("Disease Mongering and General Practice") Toscana Medica, July-August 2003, pages 21-24.

Books:
-"Attacco alla Droga",  published by Blue International (2006)

-"Attacco all'Asma... e non solo", published by BIS/Macro Edizioni (March 2008). Currently "author of the month" in April 2008; currently best-seller.

Lectures/Presentations:
-May 2006, live TV appearance in Genova, invited to discuss book.

-December 2007, Riccione, Italy, "Macrofesta", invited to give lecture on issues discussed in book.

-January 2008, Frascati, Italy, invited by ESA (European Space Agency) to give lectures on nutrition.