Caputi Achille P.

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy and Past President of the Italian Society of Pharmacology.

Prof Caputi In the University of Messina was: Chairman of Pharmacology Institute (1983- 2000); Chief of Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology Unit at the G. Martino Hospital (1983-1999); Dean of Dental School (1985-1990); Coordinator of PhD program in Experimental Medicine (1991-2016); Chief of Postgraduate School in Pharmacology (1991-2003); Chief of Postgraduate School in Medical Toxicology (1991-2013); Chief of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology (2003-2012).

He was also: Member of the AIFA Pharmacovigilance Subcommittee(2008-2012); Member of the Commission of the Hospital-Territorial Therapeutic Handbook of the Sicilian Region (1985-2015); Head of the Regional Sicilian Centre for the spontaneous reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions (1993-2015); President of the Basilicata Biomedical Region (BRB) Foundation (2015-2016)

Main areas of expertise concern, basic pharmacology, health service research, pharmacovigilance and risk management.”

He is (co-)author of over 400 papers in peerreviewed journals, book chapters and research reports.