Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Insubria University, Varese, Italy
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Ferriero is specialist of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM). He is associate professor in PRM at the Insubria University, Varese, Italy. He is the head of the Department of PRM at the Scientific Institute of Tradate (VA), IRCCS, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri, Italy. He is the Chief Editor of the European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. He is member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Rehabilitation Research and of the Advisory Board of the Cochrane Rehabilitation.
His main field of research is the psychometrical analysis of outcome measures, but his publications cover multiple topics of the rehabilitation field. He published more than 200 papers, 125 of them in indexed journals. His h-Index is 21 (Scopus).
In 2017 he was awarded with the Forchheimer Prize at the ISPO (International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics) World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, for the most outstanding paper on objective clinical assessment, clinical evaluation or clinical measurement published in Prosthetics and Orthotics International during the years prior to the congress.