Organizational Structure

Honorary President:  Prof. Avv. Emmanuele F.M. Emanuele

President: Prof. Mario Stirpe

Vice President: Prof. M. Crispo

Scientific Director: Prof. Monica Varano

Medical Director: Dr. Angela Maria Mastromatteo

Administrative Director: Dr. Nicola Lorito

Scientific Committee:

Prof. Mario Stirpe (President)
Prof. Mario Crispo (vice President)

Prof. Monica Varano (Scientific Director)
Dr. Angela Maria Mastromatteo (Sanitary Director)
Dr. Nicola Lorito (Administrative Director)

Dr. Francesco Oddone (Head of Glaucoma Unit)
Dr. Domenico Schiano Lomoriello (Head of Anterior segment and ocular annexes Unit)
Dr.Mariacristina Parravano (Responsible of Medical Retina Unit)

Dr. Guido Ripandelli (Responsible of Surgical Retina Unit)
Prof. Edoardo Midena (Responsible of Ophtalmic Oncology and Tossicology Unit)
Prof. Vincenzo Parisi (Responsible of Neurophisiology of Vision and Neuro-ophtalmology Unit)
Dr. Alessandra Micera (Responsible of Laboratory Unit)

Mrs Mara Ventriglia (Secretary)

  1. The Scientific Committee shall be appointed with its own determination by the Scientific Director.
  2. The members of the Scientific Committee, in addition to the Scientific Director acting as coordinator, are the researchers responsible for the Operating Units as well as the President and Vice Presidents. The Scientific Director may appoint two additional members, including those from outside the Foundation, with specific professional skills and experience in the field of ophthalmology. The Medical Director and the Administrative Director participate in the meetings of the Scientific Committee. The President and the Scientific Director may also invite external subjects with specific skills and professional skills to participate in the Scientific Committee, depending on the items on the agenda.
  3. The Scientific Director, as coordinator, convenes meetings and prepares the agenda of the Scientific Committee. Minutes of each meeting shall be taken by the Secretary of the Scientific Director.
  4. The Scientific Director may delegate, even temporarily, functions or tasks to the members of the Committee.

Research Coordinators

  1. Glaucoma: Dr. Francesco Oddone
  2. Anterior segment and ocular annexes: Dr. Schiano Lomoriello Domenico
  3. Medical Retina: Dr. Mariacristina Parravano
  4. Surgical RetinaRetina: Dr. Guido Ripandelli
  5. Ocular Toxicology and Oncology: Prof. Edoardo Midena
  6. Neurophysiology of vision and Neurophthalmology: Prof. Vincenzo Parisi
  7. Laboratories: Dr. Alessandra Micera

Supervisory Board


Staff Function

  • Secretary to the President: Isabella Forte
  • Secretary to the Scientific Department: Mara Ventriglia
  • Secretaries for the Medical Department: Maria Pia Grange, Rossella Bartoloni, Sabrina Tranquilli, Francesca Bucci, Roberta Riem , Kateryna Doriyenco
  • Administration Secretary: Cristina Vurruso , Giuseppe Penniello
  • Clinical Engineering Director: Ing. Claudio Calabrò
  • Quality Management Director: Ing. Enrico Bisson
  • Technical Service Director: Arch. Flavia Abete

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