Dr. Alfio Ferlito is a Professor and Chairman of ENT Clinic at the University of Udine School of Medicine from 1997. Dr. Ferlito was Director of the Surgical Sciences Department at the same University from 2003 to 2009. He graduated in medicine at the University of Bologna in 1968. He completed his residence programme in otolaryngology and subsequently in pathology. He worked at the ENT Department of Padua University from 1970 to 1997. Professor Ferlito has collaborated in writing articles, editorials, commentaries, letters to the editor, special issues, book chapters and books with 516 international experts. His chief interests is the promotion of international cooperation in head and neck surgery, oncology and cancer research.