Italian Pediatric Respiratory Society
The Italian Pediatric Respiratory Society (Società Italiana per le Malattie Respiratorie Infantili – SIMRI) was founded in Bologna on September 24, 1995, enlisting among its ranks, the members of the previous Study Group of Pediatric Broncopneumology of the Italian Pediatric Society. Today it has more than 600 members.
Its interests focus on respiratory disorders in children including: asthma, respiratory syncytial virus, dysplea and respiratory tract infections.
More specifically, It is dedicated to:
- support scientific research in the field of respiratory disorders, through its study groups;
- promote scientific collaboration with the main Italian and International Societies;
- disseminate teaching and knowledge of the treatment of paediatric respiratory diseases.
- promotes awareness on issues of significant social impact, such as the consequences of cigarette smoking and passive smoking in children’s lives.
10th President: Professor Fabio Midulla 2021-2023 (25th National Congress of the Italian Pediatric Respiratory Society – Verona, October 24-26, 2021).