BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION

  • 1966-1970.High School, Livno, B I H
  • 1970-1975.Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo
  • 1975-1976.Medical internship , MC Livno, General Hospital Split
  • 1976-1977.State Examination: Croatian Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare, Split.

 

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

  • 1977-1981.Residency in Internal medicine
  • University Medical Center, Internal Clinic, Sarajevo, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Program Director: Prof. Djemaludin Rezakovic, MD, PhD. Acad
  • University Medical Center Ljubljana, Internal Clinic, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Program Director: Prof. N. Matko, MD, PhD.
  • University Medical Center, Internal Clinic, Zagreb, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Program Director: Prof. Nijaz Hadjic, MD, PhD.
  • University Medical Center, Internal Clinic, Geneve (L’Hopital Cantonal Geneve) Swizerland, Program Director: Prof. M.Muller.
  • 1982-1985.Work on Bachelor’s degree: “Sociomedical aspects of alcoholic liver cirrhosis”
  • 1986-1989.Work on Doctoral Thesis: “Sociomedical and clinical aspects of liver damages by
    the plasticindustry workers”
  • 1986. First researcher in the Project :”Liver damages by the workers in a plastic industry”
    sponsored by Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology.

 

ACADEMIC PROMOTIONS, LAST ELECTION

  • 1989.Assistant
  • 1998.Assistant Professor
  • 2003.Associate Professor
  • 2008.Full Professor
  • 2013.Full Professor tenure

 

SPECIALISATION CERTIFICATES

  • 1981.Specialist of Internal Medicine: Cetrified by the Board of Ministry of Public Health,
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1984.Subspecialist of Gastroenterology and hepatology, Certified by the Board of
    Ministry of Public Health, Croatia
  • 1984.Specialist for ultrasound investigation, Interuniversity Centar Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

QUALIFICATION PAPERS

  • 1985.Win Master’s Degree (Thesis:”Sociomedical aspects of alcoholic liver cirrhosis”),
    Sarajevo, Faculty of Medicine.
  • 1999.Win Doctoral’s Degree (Thesis: “Sociomedical and clinical aspects of liver damages by
    the plastic industry workers”) Sarajevo, Faculty of Medicine.<

 

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

  • 1977-1981.Postgraduate Study of Social medicine, Health informatic and Health protection
    organisation, Institute of Social medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Sarajevo.
  • 1983-1985.Postgraduate Study of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Centre,
    Faculty of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • 1985.Postgraduate Study of Endoscopy, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine

 

PROFESSIONAL COURSES

  • II International Congress of gastroenterology Roma , 1988
  • United European Gastroenterology Week 1998,in conjunction with World Congress of
    Gastroenterology,
  • September 6-11, 1998, Vienna, Austria
  • United European Gastroenterology Week 1999, November 13-17, 1999,Rome, Italy
  • United European Gastroenterology Week 2000, November 25-30, 2000,Brussels, Belgium
  • I Kongres gastroenterologa BiH Sarajevo, 2002
  • The World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) Bangkok, Thailand, 24 February – 1 March 2002.
  • DDW 2004: Digestive Disease Week New Orleans, Lousianna, 16.05. – 19.05. 2004
  • United European Gastroenterology Week 2004,September 25-29, 2004,Prague, Czech Republic
  • II Kongres gastroenterologa BiH Tuzla 2004.
  • Digestive Disease Week 2005,May 14 – 19, 2005; Chicago, Illinois
  • United European Gastroenterology Week 2005.October 15-19, 2005.Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Digestive Disease Week 2006, May 20 – 25, 2006; Los Angeles, California
  • Pan-American Congress of Gastroenterology, Cancun, Mexico, November 15, 2006.
  • Digestive Disease Week 2007 (DDW), May 19 – 24, 2007; Washington, DC
  • Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2008;May 17 – 22, 2008; San Diego, California 2010. 6th
    Congress of ECCO, Dublin,
  • United European Gastroenterology Week 2008,October 18-22, 2008, Vienna, Austria
  • III Kongres gastroenterologa BiH Banja Luka 2009
  • United European Gastroenterology Week 2010,October 23-27, 2011,Barcelona, Spain
  • IV Kongres gastroenterologa BiH Sarajevo, 2011
  • VI Kongres hrvatskog gastroenterološkog društva, Zagreb 2012.

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • 1975-1976.Health Care Center Livno, Primary Health Care, Livno, BiH.
  • 1976-1977.Health Care Center Kupres, Director Primary Healh Care.
  • 1983-2001.Cheef of Department for endoscopic and ultrasound investigations, Internal Clinic Split,
  •  Clinical Hospital Split, Croatia
  • 2001-2009.Chief of Gastroenterology departement KBC Split
  • 2009.- july 2016.Head of Department of Clinical Gastroenterology and hepatology KBC Split
  • 2016 JulySemi retired

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • 1976.Member of Medical Association, Bosia and Herzegovina
  • 1983.Member of Medical Association, Croatia
  • 1983.Member of Ultrasound Section of Croatian Medical Association
  • 1985.Member of Section for Gastroenterology and Hepatology of Croatian Medical Association
  • 1988.Member of New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1990.Member of European Society for Endoscopy and Ultrasound
  • 2009.Member of Governing board of Croatian Society of Gastroenterology (CSG)
  • 2009.Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

PROFESSIONAL AND REASEARCH INTERESTS

  • Ultrasound and endoscopic investigations
  • Inflamatory bovel disease
  • Liver damages caused by vinilchloridmonomer and other chemical substances
  • Liver damages caused by alchocol
  • GERD
  • Hb pylori

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

  • 1998.Appreciation of the Croatian Medical Association
  • 2005.Diploma of the Croatian Medical Association
  • 2015.Charter of the Croatian Medical Association
  • 2016.Split City Award for Lifetime Achievement