Tommaso Scquizzato

Tommaso Scquizzato is a medical student, researcher, and innovator in cardiac arrest, resuscitation, critical care, and healthcare technology. He is also a software developer skilled in designing and developing mobile apps.

Tommaso Scquizzato studies Medicine and Surgery at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan, Italy, among the top Italian universities and located inside the largest scientific campus with the highest scientific output in the country.

He does research in the Center for Intensive Care and Anesthesiology of San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy. His areas of interest are resuscitation, cardiac arrest, pre-hospital emergency medicine, and medical technology. Since 2017 and during medical school, he authored 30 scientific publications and presented at more the 10 national and European conferences in these fields. He mainly published about out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, in particular how to improve survival by alerting citizens through mobile apps, and the use of technology in emergency and critical care medicine. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he investigated the effect of the pandemic on out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and on the use of ambulance and emergency department services.

In 2018, he curated the opening of the social media accounts of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care of the hospital where he works and he is currently the social media editor. As a medical student, he attended the emergency department, the pre-hospital emergency service, and the cardiothoracic anesthesia and intensive care department.

Tommaso is also a software developer skilled in designing and developing mobile apps. When he was 12, he learned to code, and in the following years, he started working as a freelance web and app designer/developer. Since 2011, he developed more than 50 apps or websites and held numerous programming courses for individuals and national organizations, including Allianz, the University of Padua, and Regione Del Veneto.

In 2014, he received the title of “Alfiere della Repubblica Italiana” from the President of the Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, for having developed a smartphone application to teach how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in case of sudden cardiac arrest.

Tommaso is active on social media, you can find him on Twitter (@tscquizzato), Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn and is open to collaboration and new projects, both in the field of research and technology, get in touch.

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