Fortunata Megale

This page lists items in the database related to the Italian pediatrician Fortunata Megale (b. Cittanova Italy, 2 January 1932; d. Rome, Italy, 25 October 2014):


The doctor Fortunata Megale had been a role model throughout the whole period of her activity. Although she had humble beginnings, thanks to her great determination and to the constant support of her parents and siblings, she entered the University of Medicine and Surgery in Turin where she graduated on the 18th of July 1957, then achieving the specialisation in Pediatrics in 1959. After her studies she attended the department of Pathology at the “Ospedale Molinette” in Turin for a short time and from that moment on she started working, firstly in Bra at the "Casa di Cura Villa Jona”, where she became the assistant of the distinguished Italian surgeon Achille Mario Dogliotti, subsequently at the "Istituto la Nostra Famiglia" in Ponte Lambro, where she also became the Chief Medical Officer and at the "Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta" in Milan. But in 1960 she decided to return to her motherland, in Cittanova, succeeding in being the first female doctor specialised of the whole "Piana di Gioia Tauro". The passion for her job led her to obtain another specialisation in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care in 1977.


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