• mariapatrizia.orlando@unicamillus.org

Maria Patrizia Orlando

Otolaryngology - MED/31


  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery 1985 at Sapienza University of Rome

  • Winner of the scholarship as a medical researcher at the Callier Center for Communication Desorders, Ph.D. director Donald Henderson, University of Texas, Dallas, U.S.A. 1986-1987
  • Specialization in Otolaryngology (1988) and in Audiology and Phoniatrics (1992) with Summa Cum Laude – Sapienza University of Rome
  • Registered with the Order of Surgeons of Rome and with the Swiss Confederation MEBEKO
  • Medical Director level I of Otolaryngology at the Umberto I University Hospital in Rome

    from 1990 to 2021

  • Assistant Professor PhD in Audiology and Phoniatrics at Department ‘Sense Organs’ – Faculty

    of Medicine and Odontoiatric , Sapienza University of Rome until 2021; in 2018-2020 obtains

    ASN for – Associate Professor jn Otolaryngology and Audiology

  • University Professor, Coordinator, Tutor of various teaching assignments for the courses of:

    Degree in Medicine and Surgery , School of Specialization in Otolaryngology, School of Specialization in Audiology and Phoniatrics, Bachelor’s Degree, Health Professions, 1st and 2nd level Master’s degree at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy – Sapienza University, Rome

  • President of the Degree Course in Speech Therapy -A– Sapienza Studi University of Rome – Faculty of Medicine and Surgery – DU ‘Sense Organs’, Policlinico Umberto I Rome
  • Creator and Director of the Master, ‘Noise: Audiological-Medical-Acoustic Implications in Living and Working Environments’ – Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome
  • Principal investigator and co investigator in numerous National, European and international research projects.
  • Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications in international and national journals with a H Index, n.133, 978 citations
  • Speaker at numerous National and international conferences and courses
  • Member of prestigious scientific societies


  • Audiologist Doctor for the A.U.D.I.O. (Acoustic Upgrade Diagnostic In Orbit) financed by ASI (Italian Space Agency) in collaboration with ESA (European Space Agency) and with the Space Medicine Operations Division- Health and Human Performance- J.S.C. Johnson Space Center – NASA (National Aeronautics Space Administration) in Houston. The aim of the research is the audiological evaluation of Astronauts on board the International Space Station.
  • Scientific Collaborator, Senior Researcher Associate at the CNR – IMM Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems – ARTOV Roma
  • Assignment of teaching for Professor Otorhinolaryngology – Specialist Disciplines Integrated Course – Degree in Medicine and Surgery – UniCamillus International University of Health and Medical Sciences – Rome