Comprehensive information about diving and undersea medicine for the non-medical diver, the non-diving physician and the specialist.
MD PASQUALE LONGOBARDI
Address: Via Dradi, 37
48100 Ravenna (RA), Italy
Telephone office: +39 0544-500152
Fax: +39 0544-500148
Mobile: +39 335-369120
Place of birth: Naples (Italy)
Date of birth: December 23rd 1961
Residence: Ravenna (Italy)
1986 - graduated with honour and qualified for medical practice at Naples University, Italy;
1989 - postgraduated in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine at Chieti University, Italy;
1990/1997 Master in Health Care Management at Business Administration School L. Bocconi, Milan, Italy (two years course)
2005 – Master in Wound Care
Continuing Professional Education
1996 – training course on DRGs at Business Administration School “L. Bocconi” in Milan, Italy;
1999 - training course on Italian new Health Care Reform at Business Administration School L. Bocconi, Milan, Italy.
2007 – training course on Basic Offshore safety Induction and Emergency Training (including Helicopter Underwater Emergency Training and Emergency Breathing System) – OPITO approved at RGIT Montrose, Aberdeen (UK)
1989 up to date: Medical Director of the Hyperbaric Centre in Ravenna (Italy) which is integrated in the Emergency Department (118) of Ravenna Public Health Service.
Other professional activities
1991 up to 2003: Approved Doctor of the Health and Safety Executive of the U.K Ministry of Energy (no. 14.00.09);
1993 up to today: Medical representative for Italy in the European Diving Technology Committee (EDTC) and since 2004 member of the Executive Board
1995-1996: Member of the “Goal-setting principles for diving work Committee " of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (ISPESL) - Italian Health Ministry;
1996 up to today: member of the Executive Board of the Italian Society of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine (SIMSI);
1997 up to today: Member of the “Fitness to dive evaluation Committee” of the Firemen Diving Corp - Italian Ministry of the Interior (D.M. no. 10/97 Fasc. 3708; updated by D.M. no. 15/98 in October 10th 1998, D.M. no 28/99 in December 14th 1999 and D.M. 5/2002 in February 21st 2002 and D.M. 29/3708 in December 1st 2003);
1997-1999: Member of the "restricted committee for the study and working-out of the normative law about hyperbaric chambers" of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (ISPESL) - Italian Health Ministry (act no. 14392 of November 11th 1997);
1998 up to today: Representative for Italy in the Joint Medical Subcommittee of the European Diving Technology Committee (EDTC) and the European Committee on Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM) for the preparation of the training standards for diving and hyperbaric medicine;
1999: Member of “Goal-setting principles for safety and health at diving work Committee" of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (ISPESL) - Italian Health Ministry (act of the ISPESL Director no. 2357 of February 26th 1999);
1999-2004: Representative for Italian Ministry for University and Research (MURST) in the European Community project COST B14 – Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy;
2000 up to today: Health Service Chief for Emilia Romagna District of the Auxiliary Coast Guard as Senior Commander.
2002 up to today: Approved Doctor of the Italian Diving Contractors Association (AISI), corresponding member of the Diving Division of The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) ;
2003 up to today: Section Editor for physical therapies “Acta Vulnologica” (wound care)
2003 up to today: Chairman of Emilia Romagna Chapter of Italian Society of Wound Care (AIUC)
2005: member of the Scientific
Committee of the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVING AND HYPERBARIC
MEDICINE Barcelona 7-10 September 2005
1995-1996: Professor of "Health management" at the Postgraduate School of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine - University of Chieti (Italy);
1996-1997: Professor of "Oxygen toxicology" at the Postgraduate School of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine - University of Chieti (Italy);
1997-1999: Professor of "Diving safety management and decompression procedures" at the Postgraduate School of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine - University of Chieti (Italy);
1998 up to today: Visiting Professor at the International Postgraduate School of Baromedicine, University of Belgrade (Republic of Yuglosavia);
1999 up to today: Professor of "Hyperbaric Medicine" at the Postgraduate School of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine - University of Chieti (Italy);
1999 up to today: Professor of “Ergonomics of Diving Work and decompression procedures” at the Postgraduate School of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine - University of Chieti (Italy).
2006. Coordinator of the
Hyperbaric Medicine area at the Master in Hyperbaric and Diving
Medicine at the Sant' Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa (Italy)
1990 up to today: Chairman of the medical committee of the Italian Federation of Diving Activity (F.I.A.S.);
1990 up to today: medical consultant of Rana Diving and marine Contractor SRL, Ravenna (Italy);
1990 up to today: medical consultant of Impresub, Trento (Italy), a diving and marine contractor;
1990 up to today: medical consultant of Marine Consulting, Syracuse (Italy), a diving and marine contractor;
1998: expert appointed by the Assistant Public Prosecutor of the Court of Milan (Italy), Dr. Adriana Cassano Ciculo, for the prosecution no. 52188/1997 (two fatal diving accidents);
1998: expert appointed by the President of the Court of Appeal of Cagliari (Italy), Dr. Antonio Maronghi, for the prosecution no. 593/96 Mod. 7 (Hyperbaric oxygen treatment with negative output for the patient);
1999 up to today: Medical Consultant of Diving Medicine Online (website: email@example.com);
2005 up to today: appointed member of DMAC – Diving medical Advisory Committee
2007 up to today: medical consultant of Cooperativa Nazionale Sommozzatori (CNS) Industrial Diving Company, Avenza – Carrara (MS)
2007 up to today: medical consultant of Lucatelli Industrial Diving Company, Trieste (TS)
Certificate of Proficiency in English of the Cambridge University (U.K), reference no. 986IT0028059, certificate no. 0423053
Beginner’s level in German.
Author of about 201 scientific studies submitted on national and international congresses and published on Italian scientific magazines and in English language Journals;
from 1986 up to now: attendance in almost all annual conferences of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS), European Underwater Biomedical Society (EUB S), Italian Society of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine (SIMSI);
Co-author of the Diving Federal Manual of F.I.P.S., the Italian branch of the International Confederation of the Diving Activities (C.M.A.S.) - La Mandragola ed, 1994;
Author of "Hyperbaric oxygen therapy handbook” - Tipolitografia Scaletta ed, 1994;
Author of “Diving accident oxygen first aid handbook”, published by the Italian Federation of Diving Activity (FIAS), 1997.
Cooperation to the writing out of the book “Diver’s travels – practical aspects for safe diving”, authors: M. Schiavon, A. Rossi, editor: Editeam sas - 2002
3 star CMAS (International Confederation of the Diving Activities) Instructor;
F. I.A.S. (Italian Federation of Diving Activity) Instructor-Trainer;
DAN (Divers Alert Network) Oxygen First Aid Instructor-Trainer;
PSA (Professional Scuba Association) Deep Air Instructor.
GUE (Global Underwater Explorer) Fundamentals
AQUATEK SCR 1 (semi-closed rebreather level 1)
Ravenna, 27th April 2007
Ernest Campbell, MD, FACS All Rights Reserved.