Born in Walsall (UK) in 1966 from Italian parents, he is bilingual. He has a Master’s Degree in Foreign Languages and a PhD in Public Health & Prevention (Educational interventions for the Prevention of Skin Cancer).
He started working as a translator and interpreter for prestigious national and international organizations, mainly in the field of politics and healthcare. Since 1996 he has designed and taught Scientific English to undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students, and supported students in their research studies and Erasmus exchange projects. From 1996 to 2014, he has organized Continued Medical Education Courses for physicians and nurses at a Dermatology Hospital and Research Institute in Rome.
Since 2009, he has collaborated with the Department of Health Science at the University of Genoa, holding seminars to Master’s and PhD students on academic writing and publishing in scientific journals.
After completing his PhD in 2015, he has ever since worked full time as a Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa.
Translator of over a hundred scientific papers, and author of 39 publications, such as:
Sasso L. Bagnasco A, Zanini M, Catania G, Aleo G, Santullo A, Spandonaro F, Icardi G, Watson R. Sermeus W. Editorial: The general results of the RN4CAST survey in Italy (Accepted for publication: 7 July 2016) DOI: 10.1111/jan.13066
Bressan V, Tolotti A, Barisone M, Bagnasco A, Sasso L, Aleo G, Timmins F. Perceived barriers to the professional development of modern nursing in Italy - a discussion paper. Nurse Education in Practice (February 2016 doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.02.007).
Bressan V, Stevanin S, Bianchi M, Aleo G, Bagnasco A, Sasso L. The effects of swallowing disorders, dysgeusia, oral mucositis and xerostomia on nutritional status, oral intake, and weight loss in Head and Neck Cancer patients: A systematic review. (Accepted for publication 8th March 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2016.03.006) Cancer Treatment Reviews
Bagnasco A, Tolotti A, Pagnucci N, Torre G, Aleo G, Timmins F, Sasso L. How to maintain equity and objectivity in assessing the communication skills in a large group of student nurses during a long examination session. Nurse Education Today DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.11.034.
Bagnasco A, Galaverna L, Aleo G, Grugnetti A, Rosa F, Sasso L. Mathematical Calculation Skills required for Drug Administration in Undergraduate Nursing Students to protect Patient Safety:10.1016/j.nepr.2015.06.006. Nurse Education in Practice
Identifying and correcting communication failures among health professionals working in the Emergency Department Bagnasco A, Tubino B, Piccotti E, Rosa F, Aleo G, Di Pietro P, Sasso L, International Emergency Nursing, 21 (3), p.168-172, Jul 2013 - doi:10.1016/j.ienj.2012.07.005
“Pubblicare nella letteratura scientifica internazionale” (How to Publish International Scientific Papers) Authors: Loredana Sasso, Giuseppe Aleo. McGraw-Hill, Milano. 2010