Frassini, MD 


Major Jacopo Frassini, MD is a flight surgeon of the Italian Air Force since 2006 and holds a Private Pilot License. He specialized in cardiology at Padua University and is currently assigned to the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine. He previously served as a base physician at the Aerospace Operations Command in Poggio Renatico AFB (Ferrara, ITA – 2006–2019). As a medical officer, he supported operations in Afghanistan (2010; 2012; 2014), Libya (2011), Kuwait (2014), Lebanon (2017; 2019) and Iraq (2018), deploying with both regular and special forces. He also participated in numerous exercises of the Joint Air Forces Component (ITA-JFAC) at national and international level (Virtual Flag 2013 and 2014 – NATO Trident Juncture 2015 – Joint Virtual Flag 2016) either in Current Ops Division or as Medical Advisor to the Air Commander.

Information provided is current as of August 2021

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Aeromedical Evacuation in NATO

Where is the Alliance?
By Maj 
Frassini, MD 
By Col 
Král, MD 
According to the NATO terminology database, Aeromedical Evacuation (AE) is the movement of patients under medical supervision by air transport to and between Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) as an integral part of the treatment continuum. In [...]

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