Giuseppe De Benedittis (IT)

Giuseppe De Benedittis is Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Milan.  He founded and directed the Interdepartmental Center for the Study and Treatment of Pain at the University of Milan.  He is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts in pain therapy, in particular in the field of headaches, oro-facial pain, pain in the spine , neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, and cancer pain. Professor De Benedittis has also been a recognized pioneer in the clinical and experimental use of hypnosis for pain control. He is Vice President of the Italian Society of Hypnosis and a Member of the Board of the International Society of Hypnosis.  He received the Ernest R. Hilgard Award for Scientific Excellence from the International Society for Hypnosis in 2009.