Paolo Sbraccia is Full Professor of Internal Medicine in the Department of Systems Medicine of the University of Rome “”Tor Vergata””, Chief of the Internal Medicine Unit and Obesity Center (EASO accredited Collaborating Centre for Obesity Management) at the University Hospital Policlinico Tor Vergata, Director of the Specialization School in Internal Medicine, and Chairman of the Undergraduate Course in Dietetics.
He was (2006-2010) member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Diabetes Society (SID) and he is now President of the Italian Society of Obesity (S.I.O.).
In 2011, on behalf of SIO, he coordinated the Steering Committee for the Italian Guidelines for the Management of Obesity.
He is also member of the “Scientific Advisory Group for Diabetes and Endocrinology” of EMA (London). In 2009 he was appointed by the Ministery of Health member of the Committee for the diagnostic and therapeutic appropriateness for Obesity and Diabetes.
He is member of the Editorial Board of “Internal and Emergency Medicine” and ad hoc reviewer of various scientific journals (Diabetologia; Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews; Journal of Endocrinological Investigation; European Journal of Endocrinology, Clinical Endocrinology, Aging, PLoS One, Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases). He is also Co-Director of the official Journal of the Italian Diabetes Society “Il Diabete”.
He is member of the following learned societies: Italian Society for the study of Obesity (SIO), Italian Diabetes Society (SID), Italian Endocrine Society (SIE), Italian Society of Internal Medicine (SIMI), Italian Society for the Study of Atherosclerosis (SISA), European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), American Diabetes Association (ADA), The Endocrine Society, International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO).