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Roberto "Roby" Perissin


Roberto "Roby" Perissin

Vice President, Worldwide FOT and Asthma Management Business Development, MGC Diagnostics
Roby has been working internationally in the field of pulmonary function testing since 1984, first from the US where he was based for several years, then in Italy where he currently resides, and from where now he works worldwide. He was trained in Respiratory Therapy and Pulmonary Function Technologies in the US and Italy in the 80’s, is a renowned international expert in the field of respiratory diagnostics marketing and clinical applications as well as devices design and development for adults, pediatrics and neonatal applications. Roby has worked and consulted for the industry and for several clinical and research international medical centers, contributed to the development of several commercial clinical devices and methods such as the Negative Expiratory Pressure (NEP), respiratory mechanics monitor for ventilated patients, physical activity monitors, wearable armband for COPD etc. and other PFT devices, including now Forced Oscillatory Technique. He travels and lectures worldwide in 4 languages, on topics such as FOT in adults and pediatrics and Pulmonary Function testing, while maintaining extensive contacts with many international Key Opinion Leaders in asthma, COPD, rehabilitation, pulmonary physiology.