Icro Maremmani is Professor of Addiction Medicine at the University of Pisa and University of Siena, “Vincent P. Dole”, Dual Diagnosis Group, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NFB University of Pisa, Italy. He graduated at the Medical School of the University of Pisa, Italy in 1979 and went on to specialize in Psychiatry, taking his second degree cum laude in 1983. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Department of Psychiatry at the Santa Chiara Hospital of the University of Pisa, Italy. He is Professor of Drug Addiction Medicine at the School of Psychiatry of the Universities of Pisa and Siena. He has been President of the European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) since its foundation in Geneva, Switzerland in 1994.
As President of EUROPAD he has organized international symposia in the USA during the Conferences of the American Association for the Treatment of Opiate Dependence (AATOD) and Conferences in several European cities (Saint-Tropez, 1995; Lublijana, 1997; Arezzo 2000; Oslo 2002; Paris, 2004; Bratislava, 2006; Sofia, 2008). He received the Dole-Nyswander Award in Washington (DC), USA in 1994 and was the first non-American winner of that award.