• Bookmark and Share

In Memory of a Patient's Advocate: Professor Andrea Tranquilli

Last Updated on Monday, January 27, 2014

On January 12 of 2014, the women of the world, not just of Italy, lost a fine physician, scientist and - most personally - advocate. Professor Andrea Tranquilli, 58 years old, taken from us far too soon, enthusiastically believed in the power and importance of patient advocates. If we ever achieve a Global Preeclampsia Awareness Day — still a dream for many – it will be in no small part because of his urging, as only a spirited Italian can offer! He loved what we at the Preeclampsia Foundation were doing and never wasted an opportunity to encourage and motivate us. In his beloved Italy, he served as the medical advisor to Sulle Ali di un Angelo, a patient advocacy organization begun in 2005. On behalf of the women of the world who have suffered from preeclampsia, we are very grateful for his directed and relentless focus on this life-threatening disorder of pregnancy, and especially for remembering and encouraging those of us at the center of the issue – the families who have endured preeclampsia.

Read the Eulogy and Tribute published by the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy.

UPCOMING EVENTS

We’ll be Speaking Here

Preeclampsia in the News

Featured Video

What’s Happening on Twitter

Preeclampsia One of the toughest aspects of dealing with preeclampsia is all the things that you don't know! We often ask... http://t.co/3EDS0yadUZ
9hreplyretweetfavorite
Preeclampsia @Finnegan_Hughes Thanks for representing preeclampsia impact on maternal and infant health at the #SocialGoodSummit! #2030Now
11hreplyretweetfavorite
Preeclampsia RT @Finnegan_Hughes: It's the Maternal and Infant Health portion of #SocialGood Summit and I'm thinking of all the good work @Preeclampsia
11hreplyretweetfavorite

Press Releases by Year

Other Resources

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST. We respect your privacy.