Professor Dr. Osman Sinanović
Department of Neurology, University Clinical Center Tuzla, Medical Faculty, University of Tuzla, Trnovac bb, 75000 Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Date of birth 27 February 1952
Education and Professional Career
1978 Medical Doctor (MD), University of Beograd Medical Faculty
1983 Master of Medical Science (MrSc), Postgarduate Study , Medical Faculty, University of Tuzla
1989 Doctor of Medical Science (PhD), Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb
1989 Associate Professor (´Docentª) for Neuropsychiatry with Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Tuzla
1995 Professor of Neuropsychiatry with Medicla Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Tuzla
2002 Full Professor of Neuropsychiatry with Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Tuzla (permanent position)
1992 – 1999 Vice-Dean for International Affairs; Medical Faculty University of Tuzla
1992 ñ 2002; 2002 ñ 2003 Vice-Dean for Science, Medical Faculty University of Tuzla
1994 ñ 2001; 2004 – Head, Postgraduate Study, Medical Faculty, University of Tuzla
Chronology of Employment
1984-1985 Center for Neuromuscular Diseases, Department of Neurology,Zagreb Medical School ñ Training in clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular diseases
1986 ñ 1987 Research Felow (Monbusho), Department of Pharmacology, Medical Faculty, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan
1994 Visitng Professor, Department of General Physiology, Medical Faculty, University of Ulm
1993 ñ 2001 Head Department of Psychiatry, University Clinical Center Tuzla
2001 ñ 2003 Head Department of Neurology, University Clinical Center Tuzla
2003 – Director for Education and Research, University Clinical Center Tuzla
Memberships and other Professional Activites
1988 ñ 1991 President, Muscular Dystrophy Association of Yugoslavia
1991 ñ 1992 President, Muscular Dystrophy Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina
1993 – Board of the Mediterranean Myology Society
1990 ñ 1994 Editorial Board; Neurologia Croatica
1990 – Editorial Board: Acta Myologica
2002 ñ 2007 Editorial Board; Medical Archive
1990 – Board of Acta Medica Saliniana
1992 – Editor-in-Chief of Acta Medica Saliniana
2003 – Advisory Board Journal of Pediatric Neurology
1991 ñ 1992 Secretary General, Association of Neurologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina
1998 – Vice-President Association of Psychiatrists of Bosnia and Herzegovina
2000 ñ 2006 Vice-President Association of Neurologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina
2006 – President of Association of Neurologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina
1996 ñ 1999 Minister of Health, Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2001 – Kuratorium of International Neurpsychiatric Pula Congress
2001 – Research Board for Neurology and Psychiatry Academy of Science of Bosnia and Hercegovina
1994 – Gaetano Conte Academy, Naples, Italy
2006 – ORPHEUS Executive Committee
1998 Golden Charter of Peace ñ to Psychiatric clinic Tuzla ñ for extraordinary
contribution to the establishment of peace, trust and tolerance, the preconditions for multiethnic Bosnia and Herzegovina ñ at the World Congress of Humanists Unity, the Permanent Committee International League of Humanists,
1999 Gaetano Conte Prize, gateman Conte Academy, Naples
1999 Humanitarian Award ñ in Grateful Appreciation for Outstanding Service and
Humanitarian Efforts on Behalf of Traumatized Children, International Center
for Psychosocial Trauma University of Missouri ñ Columbia, USA
2004 Chart of University Clinical Center Tuzla for outstanding contribution in
development of center.
2005 Chart, City of Tuzla
SinanoviÊ O, Chiba S. Responsiveness of skeletal muscle branches of the dog femoral artery to alpha-adrenoceptor agonists before and after cold storage. Arch int Pharmacodyn 1987;287: 146-157.
SinanoviÊ O, Chiba S. Pharmacological analysis of 5-HT-induced vasoconstriction in isolated, perfused dog skeletal muscle arteries. Europ J Pharmacol 1987;143: 353-360.
SinanoviÊ O, Chiba S. Different antagonistic effects of bunazosin and ketanserin on the norepinephrine-induced vasoconstiction in isolated, perfused canine and simian skeletal muscle arteries. Japan J Pharmacol 1988;46: 200-203.
SinanoviÊ O, Chiba S. Responsiveness of monkey skeletal muscle arteries to vasoconstrictor substances before and after cold storage. Japan J Pharmacol 1988;46: 237-246.
SinanoviÊ O, Burina A, TupkoviÊ E. The drug treatment of myotonic muscle stiffness. Acta Cardiomiol 1991;2: 215-220.
SuljagiÊ E, SinanoviÊ O, TupkoviÊ E, Moro LJ. Stressful life events and pssoriasis during the war in Bosnia. Dermatol Psychosom 2000;1: 56-60.
BrkiÊ F, Gortan D, KapidžiÊ A, SinanoviÊ O, BrkiÊ S. The effects of caloric vestibular stimulation on EEGs in patients with central vertigo. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2002; 259: 334-338.
HasanoviÊ M, SinanoviÊ O, PavloviÊ S. Acculturation and psychological problems of adolescents from Bosnia and Herzegovina during exile and repatriation. Croat Med J 2005;46: 105-115.
Avdibegovic E, Sinanovic O. Consequences of domestic violence on women’s mental health in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Croat Med J 2006;47: 730-741.
Hudic I, Fatusic Z, Sinanovic O, Skokic F. Etiological risk factors for brachial plexus palsy. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2006;19: 655-661.
He become ORPHEUS Executive Committee member†† February 9, 2007.