Medical Commission

Medical commission

Medical Commission Coordinator

CAVALLO, Roberto


He has developed a strong educational background experiences in sports. He was actively involved in the organisation of the 3rd Ski Mountaineering World Championships, which took place in the Cuneo area in 2006. Thanks to this opportunity, he was elected ISMF General Secretary in 2011. He worked in close collaboration with the ISMF President Armando Mariotta until 2017, when the ISMF gave him the charge of General Manager, a role that guarantees coordination and strong cooperation with the ISMF President, the Board and the whole Staff.

Medical Commission President



Carron Scrimgeour is a Medical Trainer of the team Wilderness Mountain Training for Mountain emergency medicine since 2014. He is an passionate athlete and practices Ski Mountaineering in a national British team since 2006. He is also a member of the Infremmont association specialised in mountain medicine. He has been a member of the ISMF Medical Commission since 2017.

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MONTANI, Giovanni


Giovanni Montani is a M.D. Ph.D. in Sports and Legal Medicine. He is ITA-NADO accredited Doping Control Officer and member of FISI Medical Commission since 1995. He has been antidoping Manager in FIS Nordic World Championships Fiemme since 2003. He has been Medical Supervisor in Antidoping Controls in several national and international competitions in winter sports held in Italy since 1995.



Dr. Bernat Escoda Alegret is a specialist in Sports Medicine, with Diplomas in Mountain Emergency Medicine, in Hyperbaric Medicine and in Sports Traumatology. He is Team Physician and Federal Doctor at FAE-Andorra Ski Federation from 2010 and at FAM-Andorra Mountaineering Federation from 2015. He is in charge of prevention, treatment for all team members, in coordination with physical and technical trainers. Since June 2014, he is member of the International Ski Federation Medical Committee representing his country. In addition, he is Instructor at EFPEM (Mountain and Sports Jobs School) and collaborates with the Mountain Rescue Service (Bombers de Andorra). He is member of the ISMF Medical Commission since October 2018.

HUDEC, Miroslav


Miroslav Hudec, M.D. is an experienced and certified pediatric/adult surgeon working also in the field of sports traumatology. Excellent skier, hiker and hobby ski mountaineer. He has experience in sport medicine, training & education especially of youth competitors, been a member of the ISMF Medical Commission since February 2017.



Xavier Sant i Vilella is a Doctor specialised in physical and sports education, particularly in the Anti-doping field. In fact he has been doctor for the Anti-doping control of the World Cup for table tennis in teams in 1991 and during the Olympic Games in 1992 in Barcelona. He has begun to practise alpine skiing in 1969, ski mountaineering in 1979, climbing in 1980 and paragliding in 1990. He climbed many famous peaks in the Pyrenees and Alps, both in summer and in winter (Mont-Blanc, Grand Combin, Grand Paradiso, Mont Rosa, the Dom, Finsteraarhorn, Alphubel).



Andrea Sciolla is an emergency doctor at the hospital in Cuneo. He has been a member of the Alpine Rescue since 1991 and has attended numerous courses on mountain rescue. In 2006 he organised the medical aid of the III World Ski Mountaineering Championships which took place in Monviso and Mondole (Cuneo). He is climber and ski mountaineer for more than 40 years. He has been a member of the ISMF Medical Commission since 2016.