Geltrude Mingrone, M.D. PhD from the Catholic University, School of Medicine in Rome. Dr. Mingrone completed her training in a residency at the same university, and is now Board Certified in Gastroenterology; Diabetology and Metabolic Diseases; and Forensic Medicine. Dr. Mingrone has interest in medical research, particularly in the diabetes field. In addition to being one of the leader investigators for lipid and carbohydrate metabolism, Dr. Mingrone has a faculty appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine of the Catholic University in Rome. She has written more than 280 peer-reviewed publications with a global impact factor of about 1000 and an H Index of 35.