Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Baraldi obtained his MD degree (1982) and susequently specialised in Pediatrics (1986) and Allergy and Immunology (1990) at the University of Padua. In 1990, he joined the Dept. of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA, USA, as a Research Fellow, before returning to Italy where he became firstly Associate (2005) and then Full Professor of Pediatrics (2010) and Director of the School of Pediatrics, at the University of Padua (2012-2016). Since 2014, Prof. Baraldi is serving as Director of the Neonatology-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Director of the Master in Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care – Azienda Ospedale -Università Padova.

Prof. Baraldi has also been President of the “Italian Society of Pediatric Respiratory Diseases” (2010-2014).

He is Coordinator of the project “Metabolomics in Pediatrics” and Coordinator of the respiratory followup of a cohort of children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, since 1990 (JAMA 2009;302:1418-20).

Prof. Baraldi is reviewer of research programs for the Italian Ministry for the University and Research (MIUR), the Guidance Committee for the Assessment of Research (CIVR), the Netherlands Asthma Foundation and the Asthma Foundation of Western Australia.

Prof. Baraldi published more than 180 full papers in international journals (h-index 52, total IF=1030); including NEJM, Lancet, JAMA and AIRCCM.

Prof. Baraldi is included in the list of “Top Italian Scientist” (

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