University of Udine School of Medicine, Udine, Italy
Formerly Director of the Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Udine School of Medicine from 2003 to 2009 and Professor and Chairman of the ENT Clinic at the same University from 1997 to 2013. He graduated in medicine at the University of Bologna in 1968. He completed his residence programme in otolaryngology and subsequently in pathology. He worked at the ENT Department of Padua University from 1970 to 1997. Professor Ferlito has been honored with several distinctions from professional ENT Societies including two Presidential Citations from the American Laryngological Association for his contributions made to the field of laryngology and the association. He has been appointed as the International Liaison for Corresponding Fellows of the American Laryngological Association. He is also a Fellowship External Examiner in Otorhinolaryngology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Since 2009 he is Coordinator of the International Head Neck Scientific Group (www.IHNSG.com).
Head and neck cancer