Dr Giuseppe Chiarioni, born in Rovigo, Italy 18/03/1958. POSITION HELD -Research Fellow at the Division of Digestive Diseases, Francis Scott Key Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Academic Year 1986/87, where he developed his longstanding interest in gastrointestinal motility disorders and biofeedback therapy. -Junior Staff at the Division of Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation of the University of Verona, Academic Hospital of Valeggio sul Mincio, Verona, Italy from 02.11.1987 to 01.02.1994 then Deputy Chief at the same institution -Ongoing Joint appointment of Deputy Chief at both the Division of Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and the Division of Gastroenterology of the University of Verona, Verona, Italy -Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA since 01.08.2010 -Faculty at the post-Doc course in clinical hypnosis hold at the Bernheim Institute of Hypnosis, Verona, Italy since the Academic Year 2010/21 HONORS AND AWARDS -Recipient of a Rotary Foundation Scholarship for the Academic Year 1986/87. -Recipient of the “International Award of Young Investigator” of the World Organization of Gastroenterology in Los Angeles, CA, USA 1994 -Visiting Professor in Gastrointestinal Motility at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA on 23-28.08.1999 -Member of the Mc Master Online Rating System of Evidence (More) after appointment by the McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada -Member of the Scholarship Committee of the Rome Foundation for the study of Functional Digestive Disorders for the year 2009 -Member of the incoming (2013) Rome IV Functional Anorectal Disorders Committee of the Rome Foundation