Mario Babbini

Dr. Babbini joined Ross University in 1995, after taking a sabbatical from the University of Bologna, Italy. The following year he retired from that University and became a full-time teacher at Ross. In 1999 he asked for a part-time position at Ross and he has been teaching as a part-time teacher since then. In the past Dr. Babbini worked as a physician at the Army Hospital in Bologna, but he pursued most of his career as a pharmacologist at the School of Medicine of the University of Bologna, starting there as an assistant professor in 1959. From 1969 to 1979 he was the Director of the Institute of Pharmacology of the University of Bologna. Dr. Babbini has extensive teaching experience in basic and clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, biostatistics and medical education, and research experience in neuropsychopharmacology and biostatistics. Over more than 30 years Dr. Babbini was the scientific and statistical consultant of many Pharmaceutical Companies in Italy. In 1980 he joined a group of medical teachers who tried to change the medical education in Italy. They founded the Italian society of Medical Education and organized several workshops with most of the Italian Medical Faculties. In 1988 he was a visiting professor at the Department of Medical Education, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Dr. Babbini has written a book of Pharmacokinetics and is the co-author of a book of Medical Education. The teaching commitments of Dr. Babbini at Ross include lectures of General pharmacology, ANS pharmacology and cardiovascular pharmacology.