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Simona Dragan CV

Professor Dr. Simona Dragan CV

 

Simona Ruxanda Dragan, MD, PhD, professor of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania.

Vice-rector, charged with undergraduate and Master programmes, academic evaluation, of University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania

Blvd. C. D. Loga nr. 23

1900 Timisoara, Romania

E-mail:simona.dragan@umft.ro

 

Education

1979-1985: study of medicine at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara

1985: graduation from Medical School, medical doctor

2001- 2003: Master European Studies, University of the West, Timisoara, Romania

 

Professional experience

1986-1989: general practitioner at the County Hospital Timisoara, Romania

1990-1994: resident in Internal Medicine at the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Clinic Timisoara

1994: specialist in Internal Medicine

1994-1996: resident in Cardiology at the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Clinic Timisoara

1996: specialist in Cardiology

1999: Ph. D in Cardiology Topic:”Approach of high-risk patients in primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease” at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara

2005: Diploma of European Cardiologist, issued by the Board of the European Society of Cardiology, valid through 2010

 

Medical specializations

1994: course on cardiovascular rehabilitation, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania

1994: course of Cardiology at the Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Budapest

1994: training in general cardiology at the Cardiology Center Bad Krozingen, Germany

1994: course on Ergospirometry, Balatonfured, Hungary

1996,1997,1998,1999: extra muros courses of the European Society of Cardiology, Budapest, Hungary

2001: course on echocardiography, Varna, Bulgaria

2002: training in cardiovascular rehabilitation Inselspital Bern, Switzerland

2004: course on Integrative Medicine, Duke Center for Living, Duke University, North Carolina, USA

 

Appointments

2012 – vice-rector, charged with undergraduate and Master programmes, academic evaluation, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania

2009- professor of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania

2000-2008: assoc professor of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania

2002-present: postgraduate course instructor, cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation

2004: Associate Visiting Professor of Medicine, Duke University, North Carolina, USA

2005- present: postgraduate course instructor, integrative medicine

2006: president, Romanian Foundation of Integrative Medicine

 

Trainings in Higher Education

2002: course „Internationalization and Management in Higher Education” Coimbra, Portugal

2002: course „Management of Leonardo da Vinci Projects”, Einthoven, Holland

2002: Leonardo da Vinci grant at Rovaniemi Politechnic, Finland, curricular design

2004: Fellow of Medical Education and Research, sponsored by the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research of the Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates USA

 

Professional affiliations

1992: member of the Romanian Society of Cardiology

1995: member of the European Society of Cardiology

2002: member of EAIE – European Association of International Education

2003: member of the European Society of Human Genetics

2004: international member of the American College of Cardiology

2004: member of the Academy of Integrative Medicine, Vienna, Austria

2006: Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

2009: member of the European Society of Integrative Medicine, Berlin, Germany

2011: member of the extended board of the European Society of Integrative Medicine

 

Coordinator of EC vocational program Leonardo da Vinci II projects

2002- Leonardo project for implementation of institutional physiotherapy in Romania according to European standards of rehabilitation

2003- Leonardo vocational training at EU standards for young graduates in physiotherapy

2004- Genomic Approaches in Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer in Romania

2005- Training of European phytotherapists for discovery of new medications

 

Director of research grants funded by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research:

2005 – CNCSIS 275: Impact of functional foods enriched with bioactive antioxidant multi-components on QOL in breast cancer patients

2005- CEEX 10: Study of functional foods enriched with bioactive components in reversibility of the metabolic syndrome

2006- CEEX 44: Development of multicomponent functional foods for obesity and atherosclerosis

2007-PNII 60028: PHYTOMED:Innovative technologies of producing functional foods of vegetal origin with impact on human health

2008 MAKIS 141529: Implementation of modern technologies of obtaining diet bakery

products

 

Director of human resources grants funded by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research through structural funds:

2009 POSDRU 63117: Doctoral fellowships for competitive PhD students in the ERA

2010 POSDRU 78702: Interuniversity partnership for increase of quality and interdisciplinarity of medical research through PhD fellowships–docMed.net

 

Responsible on behalf of Partner 14 (UMP VICTOR BABES TIMISOARA) in FP7 Project

2010 – 241951 CAMbrella – A pan-European research network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

 

Publications

34 articles in medical journals

170 papers presented at scientific conferences

 

Languages and skills

Fluent in Romanian, English, German, French, Hungarian.