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I have relevant roles in severalInternational Scientific Societies dedicated to the advancement of Science and clinical practice in the area of woman’s health.

Since 2014 I am a member of the Executive Board the International Menopause Society and vice-chair of the Scientific Program Committee for the 15th World Congress on Menopause, organized by IMS in Prague in 2016. From 2016 to 2018 I will serve as Secretary General of the International Menopause Society.


The International Menopause Society is the largest Scientific Society worldwide dedicated to woman’s health throughout menopause and aging.

Since 2014 I have been elected Academician of the International Academy of Human Reproduction


The International Academy of Human Reproduction is an international academic Institution made of a group of academicians who are co-opted by their peers due to high scientific and clinical merits. The IAHR is dedicated to the advancement of Science and clinical practice in all the fields of woman’s health and human reproduction. The election to IAHR Academician is one of the foremost scientific and professional honors for a physician dedicated to woman’s health and is a life-long position.

From 2014 I am the Tuscan coordinator of the Italian Association of Gynecologic Urology and Pelvic Floor (AIUG)


The AIUG is the leading Italian Society dedicated to pelvic floor disorders in women.

From 2012 I am an Executive Board member and Treasurer of the European Menopause and Andropause Society. From 2017 to 2019 I will be President of EMAS.


EMAS is the main European Society dedicated to female and male health throughout aging.

Since 2007 I am Scientific Board member and from 2013 Deputy Secretary General of the European Society of Gynecology


The ESG is the leading Scientific and clinical Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology in Europe. The aim of ESG is the advancement and the promotion of knowledge on female’s diseases and of the related treatments.

Since 2006 I am Executive Secretary of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE)


ISGE is the leading Scientific Society worldwide devoted to gynecological endocrinology. ISGE deals with the advanecement of knowledge and clinical practice in all the areas of woman’s health linked to reproductive and non-reproductive hormones.

Between 2004 and 2007 I ahem served as member of the Trainee Development Committee and International Relations Committee of the Endocrine Society


The US Endocrine Society is the leading Scientific Society worldwide in the field of endocrinology.

In 2003 I founded and took the position of Secretary of the Italian Association of Gynecological Endocrinology (AIGE)


The AIGE is the main Italian Society interested in gynecological and reproductive endocrinology, with a specific attention to clinical practice.

I am honorary member of the Peruvian Climacteric Society (Sociedad Peruana del Climaterio), of the Ecuadorian Menopause and Climacteric Society (SECLIM, Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Climaterio y Menopausia), of the Institute of Biomedicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil (Ecuador) and of the Argentinian Society for the Study of the Climacteric (AAPEC, Asociacion Argentina por el Estudio del Climaterio).