1913-2013 one hundred years of history for SIRM: Diana Bracco attended the celebration event together with all the Society Past Presidents

Milan, Italy , 10/11/2013

The centennial celebrations of SIRM, the Italian Radiology Society, culminated in Milan on saturday the 5th, in the Aula Magna of the State University of Milan. Following the Scientific Congress, an award ceremony was held for all the Past Presidents: Lucio Di Guglielmo, Gianfranco Pistolesi, Carissimo Biagini, Ludovico Dalla Palma, Adelfio Elio Cardinale, Carlo Del Favero, Lorenzo Bonomo, Francesco Dalla Palma, Roberto Lagalla, Alfredo Siani and Antonio Rotondo. The ceremony was preceded by two institutional speeches. 

One was by Giorgio Cosmacini, emeritus member of SIRM, who reconstructed the extraordinary history of the radiology Society founded in 1913in Milan. The other was by Diana Bracco as President of Expo 2015 Spa and Chairwoman and Managing Director of the Bracco Group.

“The city of Milan has always been synonymous with research, investments and innovation, and in 2015, thanks to the Expo, it will be at the centre of attention throughout the world”, stated Diana Bracco, who illustrated the opportunities offered to the whole country by the Universal Exposition and invited SIRM to organize a large-scale scientific event in the semester of Expo. Diana Bracco went on the stress the importance of close collaboration between the hospital and university scientific world and industry, underscoring the historic bond between Bracco and SIRM: “We are linked by our common commitment to the progressive improvement of imaging diagnostics through research and innovation, key elements of industrial development.”  The event concluded with a ceremony in which all Past Presidents were awarded a certificate of recognition by the current President of SIRM, Carlo Faletti, and in the presence of SIRM’s future President, Carlo Masciocchi.


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