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Dr. Stefano Nava

Dr. Stefano Nava


Full-time Professor of Respiratory and Critical Care University of Bologna

Director of the fellowship progam

Chief of the Respiratory and Critical Care Sant’ Orsola Malpighi Hospital in Bologna, Italy

Former Associate professor at: Pavia, Catania and Bologna Universities

Specialist in Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine.

Associate Editor of Breathe, Respiratory Care and European Respiratory Review

Previous  Associate Editor of Intensive Care Medicine.

Previous member of the Editorial Board of Thorax

Reviewers of more than 10 international peer-reviewed journals, including the Lancet, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Chairman of the Intensive Care assembly at the European Respiratory Society (2007-2010).

Director of the ERS Post-Graduate Courses (2011-2015)

Previous member of the European Respiratory School.

Previous chair of the non-invasive ventilator support group inside the ERS

He was involved in the last 7 years as a member of the Assembly (Critical Care) Program Committee at the ATS.

Chairman of the International Program Committee of the American Thoracic Society for 2008-2009

Recepient of Gaza Award from the AARC in 2011

Honorary Membership of Hungarian Respiratory Society 2012

Honorary Egan at Lecture AARC 2012

Educational Award ERS 2017


 He has published 261 papers on peer-reviewed journals

Latest H index= 61  (total number of citations = 14.826) n. 46 on the list of Top Italian Scientists Clinical Sciences

He was enrolled in several clinical trials.

Major fields of interest: mechanical ventilation, weaning, respiratory muscle and ethics.

In particular he has developed the use of non-invasive mechanical ventilation as a weaning technique

Hobbies: Movies, Reading, Travelling and cheese taster. Actual skier and former soccer player.

Bologna, Italy
1 Course available
5 Reviews


Replay - The use of NIV for treating patients with ARF


Global Review
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Aug 9, 2021
DrSiddharth S. fantastic session
Aug 16, 2021
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Sep 2, 2021
Marie rose M. Excellent webinar !!