Dr. Stefania Ubaldi is the President of the European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO). She graduated summa cum laude in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Bologna (Italy) and holds a specialization in Internal Medicine from the University of Naples Federico II. She was awarded her PhD in Clinical Pathophysiology and Experimental Medicine, for research on Carotid Atherosclerosis (University of Naples Federico II). During these years, she has gained significant experience in the fields of lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis.
Additionally, she is currently working on her second specialization in Psychotherapy at the "European School of Functional Psychotherapy" (Napoli, Italy), investigating the association between stress and illness.
Since the beginning of her clinical practice, more than 20 years ago, she has been dedicating herself to the promotion of Healthy Lifestyle applying evidence-based medicine in her internal medicine practice focusing primarily on behavior change and interdisciplinary approaches.
She is an expert in Clinical Nutrition for prevention and therapy of metabolic syndrome, obesity and metabolic disorders. She also has a broad experience in the clinical application of genetics for prevention and healthy ageing.
In 2014, she founded MedinVita, in Geneva (Switzerland), a company dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of the clinical application of Lifestyle Medicine, made up of an interdisciplinary team of expert consultants in Nutrition, Physical Activity, Stress Management, Environmental Medicine, Toxicology, Epidemiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.
In 2015, she established the first Lifestyle Medicine Course for the healthcare staff of a public Hospital in Italy where she co-founded the first Service for Lifestyle Medicine in Uro-Andrology in the italian public health care system.
She is currently participating in a project with the Ministry of Health of Italy on Infertility and Lifestyle Medicine in Adolescents.
Dr. Ubaldi is a frequent speaker and lecturer at medical conferences and Universities.
She practices Lifestyle Medicine in Geneva and Gstaad (Switzerland) and in Italy.