ORPHEUS 2005 – The Second European Conference on Harmonisation of PhD Programmes in Biomedicine and Health Sciences, Zagreb 

Zagreb
Programme

Zagreb 2005 Programme

UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

PhD Programmes:  Biomedicine and Health Sciences

With the support of

Association of Medical Schools in Europe

Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region

European Medical Association

Association for Medical Education in Europe

 

  

SECOND EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON HARMONISATION OF PhD PROGRAMMES

IN BIOMEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

http://bio.mef.hr/conference

University of Zagreb – Medical School

Zagreb, Croatia, April 22-24, 2005

 

PROGRAMME

SCIENTIFIC & ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

President:

Professor Zdravko Lacković, MD, PhD  PhD Program Director, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

Secretaries:

Professor Jadranka Božikov, PhD  PhD Program Deputy Director, Andrija Štampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

Professor Irena Miseviciene, MD, PhD – Vice-Rector, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania

INTERNATIONAL

Professor Margarita Barón-Maldonado, MD, PhD  President of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain

Vincenzo Costigliola, MD–President, European Medical Association (EMEA), Bruxelles, Belgium

Professor David Gordon, MA, FRCP, F MedSci – President of the Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE), Dean and Vice-President of the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

Professor Petr Hach, MD, PhD – past President (-2004) of the Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE) and Emeritus Dean and Vice-Dean of the First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Dr. Guy Haugh – Expert on the European Higher Education Area (“Bologna process”), Brussels, Belgium

Dr. Cees C. Leibbrandt, MD  past Secretary General (1999-2002) of the European Union of Medical Specialist (UEMS), Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Professor Seppo Meri, MD, PhD  Head of the Committee for Postgraduate Scientific Studies in Medicine, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine, Finland

Professor Jadwiga Mirecka, MD, PhD  Member of the Executive Committee of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and Head of the Department of Medical Education in Jagiellonian University Medical College in Kraków

Professor Charles Normand, PhD  President of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) and Edward Kennedy Professor of Health Policy and Management, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Professor Hans Joachim Seitz, MD – German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), South-Eastern-European-Cooperation, Curriculum Reform in Medicine and University Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Professor Osman Sinanović, MD, PhD  PhD Programme Director, Medical School, University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Professor László Vécsei, MD, PhD, DSc  Director of Neuroscience PhD Programme, University of Szeged, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Medical and Pharmaceutical Centre and Head of the Department of Neurology, Faculty of General Medicine, Szeged, Hungary

CROATIAN

Professor Nada Čikeš, MD, PhD – Dean, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

Professor Marija Dominis, MD, PhD  former Vice-Dean for postgraduate education, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

Professor Smilja Kalenić, MD, PhD  Vice-Dean for postgraduate education, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

Professor Luka Kovačić, MD, PhD – acting Director of the Andrija Štampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

Professor Boris Labar, MD, PhD  former Dean of the University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

Professor Helena Jasna Mencer, PhD  Rector of the University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Professor Stjepan Orešković, PhD – former Director of the Andrija Štampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia

INVITED SPEAKERS WHO ARE NOT MEMBERS OF
THE SCIENTIFIC & ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Professor Arthur Mettinger, MD, PhD – President of the Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA) and Vice-Rector of the University of Vienna, Austria

Professor Colette Creusy, MD, PhD – Catholic University of Lille, France (Co-author to Dr. Costigliola)

Professor Olesya Hulchiy, MD, Dr, PhD – Vice- Rector of the O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine

Professor Vitaliy Fedorovych Moskalenko, MD, Dr.PH – Rector of the O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine (Co-author to Professor O. Hulchiy)

Professor Katja Breskvar, MD, PhD – Vice-Rector of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Professor Vito Starc, MD, PhD – University of Ljubljana Medical School, Slovenia (Co-author to Professor K. Breskvar)

Medical School University of Zagreb is deeply honoured to be the host of the first (2004) and now of the Second European conference on harmonisation of PhD programmes in biomedicine and health sciences. The idea was born in Zagreb with the aim to improve our own PhD programme, but we have found out that many other medical schools in different European countries share our dilemmas. Representatives of more than 30 medical schools from 23 European countries will come together in Zagreb. We are honoured and happy to have received support of most renowned European associations in this field, and that we were able to put together scientific and organizing committee consisting of prominent European scholars.

Many new events took place in a short time since the last Conference in April 2004, which make gatherings of PhD programmes representatives in 2005 even more important:

· The messages from the Berlin Communiqué of Ministers 2003 and the Salzburg seminar “Doctoral Programmes for the European Knowledge Society” (3-5 February 2005) will have a significant impact on medical schools and schools of public health. The new recommendations have been created for the Ministers’ meeting in Bergen 2005. It is reasonable to assume that the Bergen Conference is going to propose the PhD programmes, a third cycle of higher education, as a necessary step in the process of the attainment of doctoral degree. Eventually, the doctoral degree will be a prerequisite for academic and scientific career in all countries of the European Union, those seeking the membership, and those trying to have comparable system of high education.

· Despite of the educational diversity in Europe, some mutual schemes were recognized in Salzburg. At the First European conference on harmonisation of PhD programmes in biomedicine and health sciences in Zagreb it was clearly stated that in the process of the doctoral degree attainment the emphasis must be placed on the advancement of scientific research.

· The increased number of doctoral candidates is expected, which might lead to the advancement of science all across the Europe. On the other hand, if the implementation of PhD programmes and studies is not meaningfully organized and funded, the number and the quality of the programmes will go down. This situation may perpetuate the status quo, or even worse, it can lead towards the lowering of the existing criteria. Consequently, these negative effects may lower the critical mass of good quality scientists.

· Establishing of PhD programmes as mandatory third cycle of higher education in all fields of medicine and medical specialisations is a new task for our universities, quite different from some voluntary PhD programmes and international networks seeking for scientific excellence in some very narrow fields. Now, starting from the need of necessary reproduction of academic staff at our universities, we have to make quality programmes in all fields of medicine and medical specialisations. The need for such broad programme (or so many different programmes) may lead to a lack of the knowledgeable experts and supervisors in some European countries, particularly in some medical fields. Greater cooperation among PhD programmes through the formation of wide international networks all across Europe might be one of the solutions.

· The important aim of the Conference is to gather in one place the representatives of European universities participating in PhD programmes in biomedicine and health sciences, who can give an insight into their own experiences and the experiences of their countries, as well as try to propose the best way of mutual harmonisation, and creation or transformation of PhD programmes into “third circle of “Bologna process”. Even if the only one outcome would be the extended publication of PhD programmes in Europe, and some general recommendations based on first Zagreb Conference and Salzburg seminar it would still be an important guideline for many universities in creating or reshaping their PhD programmes. Additionally, the proposal of certain recommendations and start of the initiatives for mutual cooperation might be reached and would represent a significant achievement. With more ambitions, timing of the Conference between Salzburg Seminar (January 2005) and Ministers’ meeting in Bergen (May 19-20, 2005) allows us to send our suggestions to Bergen Conference where important decisions will take place.

· The aims and objectives of the Second European conference on harmonisation of PhD programmes in biomedicine and health sciences are very much similar to that of the First conference and could be seen as their upgrade after Zagreb Declaration and Salzburg Recommendations: analysis of the obstacles and recommendations for quality improvement of PhD programmes. Thus essential topics are: PhD programmes in biomedicine and health sciences in front of challenges of Bologna process. How to develop quality programmes in each field within European medicine and health sciences? Enabling mobility through networking. Establishing minimal quality criteria for PhD thesis, supervisors and PhD programmes. In short it is expected that a document Guidelines for Organisation of PhD Programmes in Biomedicine and Health Sciences” will be accepted by the Conference.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

In general, Conference will work in sessions, chaired by several members of Scientific and Organising Committee. Committee will prepare written Conference proposals for discussion. We believe that the exchange of experiences and ideas and the discussion with the invited lecturers will lead us towards the following consensus documents:

  1. Guidelines for the Organisation of PhD Programmes in Biomedicine and Health Sciences
  2. Letter to the Bergen Ministers Conference
  3. Proposal on future activities

FRIDAY, April 22, 2004

University of Zagreb Medical School

15.00 – 16.00     REGISTRATION

Čačković Hall at University of Zagreb Medical School

OPENING CEREMONY AND KEYNOTE LECTURE

Chair: Professor Helena Jasna Mencer, Professor Nada Čikeš and Professor Zdravko Lacković

16.00 – 16.30     Opening ceremony

16.30 – 17.15     Professor Arthur Mettinger:
The Bologna process from the basic idea to the “third cycle”

17.15 – 18.15     Welcome cocktail

Komedija Theatre, Kaptol 9

20.00 –               Chicago Musical (Komedija Theatre)

SATURDAY, April 23, 2005

University of Zagreb Medical School

 9.00 – 9.30        REGISTRATION

Čačković Hall at University of Zagreb Medical School

INTRODUCTION

Chair: Professor Petr Hach, Professor Osman Sinanović and Professor Hans Joachim Seitz

 9.30 – 10.00      Professor Zdravko Lacković on behalf of the Scientific and Organising Committee:
Resumé of the First Conference and the aims of the Second Conference on harmonisation of PhD programmes in biomedicine and health sciences

SESSION 1. CHALLENGES OF THE BOLOGNA PROCESS

Chair: Professor László Vécsei, Professor Seppo Meri and Professor Jadranka Božikov

10.00 – 10.30     Professor Jadwiga Mirecka:
Where is medicine within the Bologna Process?

10.30 – 11.00     Dr Vincenzo Costigliola and Professor Colette Creusy:
DEBOMED: the impact of the Bologna process on medical schools

11.00 – 11.15     Professor Vitaliy Fedorovych Moskalenko and Professor Olesya Hulchiy:
International cooperation in the context of Bologna process: new aims and content

11.15 – 11.30     Professor Katja Breskvar and Professor Vito Starc:
The EUA project on doctoral programmes (Network 4): The impact on Restructuring of Doctoral Programme Biomedicine at University of Ljubljana

11.30 – 12.00     Coffee break

12.00 – 12.30     Professor David Gordon:
PhD Programmes in UK and the challenges of the Bologna Process

12.30 – 12.45     Professor Nada Čikeš:
PhD Programmes in Croatia and the challenges of the Bologna Process

12.45 – 13.30     Discussion

13.30 – 15.00     Lunch (University of Zagreb Medical School)

SESSION 2. ACCREDITATION, NETWORKING AND FUTURE ACTIVITIES

Chair: Professor David Gordon, Professor Helena Jasna Mencer, Professor Zdravko Lacković and Professor Margarita Barón Maldonado

15.00 – 15.30     Professor Luka Kovačić and Professor Charles Normand:
Accreditation experience of ASPHER

15.30 – 16.00     Dr. Cees C. Leibbrandt:
Accreditation experience of EMSA

16.00 – 17.00     Discussion on future activities

20.00 – 23.00     Dinner given by Dean of the Zagreb University Medical School Professor Nada Čikeš (Restaurant Kaptolska klet, dinner with live music Kraljevi ulice)

SUNDAY, April 24, 2005

SESSION 3. GUIDELINES FOR ORGANISATION OF PHD PROGRAMMES IN BIOMEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Chair: Professor Irena Misceviciene, Professor Jadranka Božikov,  Dr. Vicenzo Costigliola and Professor Luka Kovačić

 9.30 – 10.30      Presentation and discussion on Guidelines for the Organisation of PhD Programmes in Biomedicine and Health Sciences
Part I. Criteria for Advisors and Criteria for Institutions (on behalf of the Scientific and Organising Committee the Guideline will be presented by Professor Irena Misceviciene)

10.30 – 11.00     Coffee break

11.00 – 12.00     Presentation and discussion on Guidelines for the Organisation of PhD Programmes in Biomedicine and Health Sciences
Part II. Structure and Organisation of PhD Programme (on behalf of the Scientific and Organising Committee the Guidelines will be presented by Professor Jadranka Božikov)

12.00 – 12.45     Professor David Gordon:
Letter to the Conference of Ministers in Bergen
Discussion and acceptance of the letter

12.45 – 13.00     Professor Zdravko Lacković:
Conclusions about future activities and closing of the Conference

13.00 – 14.00     Lunch (University of Zagreb Medical School)

TRANSPORT: Transfer from/to airport on arrival/departure day is organised for all participants who booked the hotels and provided their arrival/departure time to the travel agency O-Tours. Transfer from hotels Dubrovnik and Jadran to the Conference venue (Zagreb University Medical School) and back will be organised every day. All the transfers are provided by O-Tours free of charge.

CONFERENCE FEE: there is no fee for the representatives of European universities, medical schools, research institutes and schools of public health. They are our guests. All registered participants will receive conference material and will be participate in social programme free of charge.

SOCIAL PROGRAMME: Social programme includes: Welcome cocktail on Friday 5.15-6.15 p.m., visit to Komedija theatre where Chicago musical will be performed on Friday at 8 p.m. and Conference dinner in a restaurant Kaptolska klet on Saturday evening at 8 p.m. All the registered participants are kindly invited to participate in social programme sponsored by the Zagreb University Medical School and particularly to be hosted by the Dean, professor Nada Čikeš, at Saturday evening dinner in a relaxing atmosphere with live music performed by the band named Kraljevi ulice (Kings of the street).

Lunches, coffees and refreshments will be served on Saturday and Sunday on the second floor in front of the Čačković Hall and are free for all participants.

ASSISTANCE: Miss Branka Frleta B.A.; PhD Programme Secretary,  will give the assistance and information to participants during the Conference. Internet connection will be available in the computer room.

TRAVEL AND ACCOMODATION: Official travel and accommodation agency:

O-Tours d.o.o., Gajeva 6, HR-10000 Zagreb, CROATIA

Phone:+385 1 4831 444 Fax:     +385 1 4813 010

E-mail: ivana.bujanovic@otours.hr

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The Conference is sponsored by

  • University of Zagreb Medical School,
  • National Foundation for Science, Higher Education and Technological Development of the Republic of Croatia and
  • Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports.
Conference Participants

 

Invited lecturer Organisation / University Position

Address, E-mail, phone, fax

Key note lecturer
Prof. Arthur Mettinger, MD, PhD

Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA)

University of Vienna, Educational and International Affairs

President

Vice-Rector

A-1010 Vienna, Austria
Phone: (+43) 1 4277 100 30
Fax: +43 1 4277 100 99
arthur.mettinger@univie.ac.at

Invited lecturers and members of International Scientific and Organising Committee

Prof. Margarita Barón-Maldonado, MD, PhD Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) President margarita.baron@uah.es
Dr. Vincenzo Costigliola, MD European Medical Association (EMA) President Bruxelles, Belgium,
Phone: (+32) 2735 1615
Vincenzo@EMAnet.org
Prof. David Gordon, MA, FRCP, F MedSci.

Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE)

Council of Heads of Medical Schools (CHMS), UK

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy, Victoria University, Manchester, UK

President

Chairmen

Dean

Dean.mdn.gordon@man.ac.uk
rosalind.dutton@manchester.ac.uk
Prof. Petr Hach, doc. MUDr., CSc. Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE) Past President (-2004) Kateřinská 32
CZ – 121 08 PRAHA 2, Prague, Czeck Republic
phach@lf1.cuni.cz
Dr. Guy Haug Expert on the European Higher Education Area (Bologna process),   Brussels, Belgium
Guy.Haug@cec.eu.int
Dr. Cees C. Leibbrandt, MD European Union of Medical Specialist (UEMS/EACCME) Past Secretary-General (1999-2002) Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Phone: (+31) 65114 1063
cc@leibbrandt.net
Prof. Seppo Meri, MD, PhD Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland Head of the Committee for Postgraduate Scientific Studies in Medicine

PO Box 21, Haartmaninkatu 3
FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland

Phone: +(358) 50 581 2462
seppo.meri@helsinki.fi

Prof. Jadwiga Mirecka, MD, PhD

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

 

Jagellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland

Executive Committee member

Head of Medical Education Department

Kopernika 19E/1, 31-501 Kraków, Poland
Phone: (+48) 12 4303 158
jmirecka@cm-uj.krakow.pl
Prof. Irena Miseviciene, MD, PhD
Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
Vice-Rector for Research

Mickeviciaus str.9
LT-44307 Kaunas, Lithuania

 

irenmisev@kmu.lt

IrMis@kmu.lt

Prof. Charles Normand, DPhil

Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER)

 

Faculty of Health Sciences, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

President of the Executive Board

Professor of Health Policy and Management

3 Foster Place
Dublin 2, Ireland

Phone: (+353) 1 608 3075
normandc@tcd.ie

Prof. Hans Joachim Seitz, MD

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), South-Eastern-European-Cooperation, Curriculum Reform in Medicine

 

University of Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Project Coordinator

 

Professor,
Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology III – Biochemical Endocrinology

Martinistraße 52
20246 Hamburg, Germany

Phone/Fax: (+49) 40- 42803-8239/8374

South-east-cooperation@uke.uni-hamburg.de

Prof. Osman Sinanović, MD, PhD Medical School University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina PhD Programme Director

Univerzitetska 1
75000 Tuzla, Bosnia&Herzegovina
sinhu@bih.net.ba

Prof. László Vécsei, MD, PhD, DSc Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Medical and Pharmaceutical Center and Faculty of General Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary Director of the Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience PhD program, Department of Neurology

Semmelweis Str. 6

Szeged, 6725 Hungary

vecsei@nepsy.szote.u-szeged.hu

 

Members of Croatian Scientific and Organising Committee

 

Croatian Scientific and Organising Committee Organisation/University Position

Address, E-mail, phone, fax

Prof. Jadranka Božikov, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
Andrija Štampar School of Public Health
PhD Program Deputy Director Rockefeller St. 4
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
jbozikov@snz.hr
Prof. Nada Čikeš, MD, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
Dean Šalata 3
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
ncikes@mef.hr
Prof. Marija Dominis, MD, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
Past Vice-Dean for Postgraduate Education (2000-2004) Šalata 3
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
mara.dominis@zg.htnet.hr
Prof. Smilja Kalenić, MD, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
Vice-Dean for Postgraduate Education Šalata 3
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
skalenic@mef.hr
Prof. Luka Kovačić, MD, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
Andrija Štampar School of Public Health
Acting Director of the Andrija Štampar School of Public Health Rockefeller St. 4
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
lkovacic@snz.hr
Prof. Boris Labar, MD, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
Past Dean (2000-2004) Šalata 3 
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
labar@mef.hr
Prof. Zdravko Lacković, MD, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
PhD Program Director Šalata 11
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
lac@mef.hr
Prof. Helena Jasna Mencer, PhD University of Zagreb Rector Trg Maršala Tita 5
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
hjmencer@unizg.hr
Prof. Stjepan Orešković, PhD University of Zagreb
Medical School
Andrija Štampar School of Public Health
Former Director of the Andrija Štampar School of Public Health Rockefeller St. 4
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
soreskov@snz.hr
 
 

List of participants (in alphabetic order by country name)

 

University/School Participant Participant’s position/Department

Address, E-mail, phone, fax

Albania

University of Tirana Medical Faculty

Prof. Bajram Hysa  

Str. Dibra 317, Tirana, Albania
Phone: (+355) 4371553
Fax: (+355) 4363615
b_hysa@yahoo.com

Austria

Karl-Franzens University Graz Medical University

Prof. Günther Gell, PhD Head of the Institut for Medical Informatics, Statistic and Documentation

Engelgasse 13/1, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Phone: (+43) 316 385 3201
Fax: (+43) 316 385 3590
guenther.gell@kfunigraz.ac.at

Prof. Gilbert Reibnegger, PhD Vice-Rector for Education

Harrachgasse 21. A-8010 Graz, Austria
Phone: (+43) 316 380 4182
Fax: (+43) 316 385 3590
gilbert.reibnegger@meduni-graz.ac.at

Bosnia and Herzegovina

University of Mostar Medical School

Prof. Filip Čulo, MD, PhD Dean

Bijeli brijeg bb 88000 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
filif.culo@sve-mo.ba
fculo@mef.hr

University of Tuzla Medical School

Prof. Osman Sinanović, MD, PhD PhD Programme Director Univerzitetska 1 75000 Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
sinhu@bih.net.ba

Bulgaria

Higher Medical Institute of Pleven Prof. Maria Simeonova, MD, PhD Head of Medical Genetics Department

1St. Kliment Ohridski St. Pleven, 5800, Bulgaria
Phone: (+359) 64827 008
simeonovamaria@hotmail.com

Croatia

University of Rijeka Medical School Prof. Anđelka Radojčić-Badovinac, MD, PhD Vice Dean for postgraduate studies
Department of biology and medical genetics

B. Branchetta 20, HR-51000 Rijeka, Croatia
Phone: (+385 51) 651-131
andjelr@medri.hr

Prof. Zlatko Trobonjača, MD, PhD Vice Dean for postgraduate studies
Department of biology and medical genetics

B. Branchetta 20, HR-51000 Rijeka, Croatia
Phone: (+385 51) 651 194
Fax. (+385 51) 675 699
tzlatko@medri.hr

University of Split Medical School Prof. Željko Dujić, MD, PhD Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies

Šoltanska 2, HR-21000 Split, Croatia
Phone: (+385 21) 557-906
zdujic@bsb.mefst.hr

Prof. Stjepan Gamulin, MD, PhD Head of Postgraduate Studies Committee

Šoltanska 2, HR-21000 Split, Croatia
sgamulin@mef.hr

Marita Mimica , psychologist Head of Postgraduate Studies Department

Šoltanska 2, HR-21000 Split, Croatia
Phone: (+385 21) 557-901
Fax: (+385 21) 465-304
mmimica@bsb.mefst.hr

University of Zagreb

 

Medical School

Prof. Nada Čikeš, MD, PhD

 

 

Dean

 

Šalata 3, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: (+385 1) 4566-777
ncikes@mef.hr
mdominis@mef.hr
ikostov@hiim.hr
skalenic@mef.hr
boris.labar@inet.hr
lac@mef.hr

Prof. Marija Dominis, MD, PhD Past Vice-Dean for Postgraduate Education
Prof. Smilja Kalenić, MD, PhD Vice-Dean for Postgraduate Education
Prof. Ivica Kostović, MD, PhD Coordinator of Neuroscience PhD Programme
Prof. Zdravko Lacković, MD, PhD PhD Programme Director,
Department of Pharmacology
Prof. Boris Labar, MD, PhD Past Dean

University of Zagreb Medical School

Andrija Štampar School of Public Health

Prof. Jadranka Božikov, PhD

PhD Program Deputy Director

Department of Medical Statistics, Epidemiology and Medical Informatics

Rockefeller St. 4 HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia

jbozikov@snz.hr

 

 

 

lkovacic@snz.hr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

soreskov@snz.hr

Prof. Luka Kovačić, MD, PhD

Acting Director

 

Department of Social Medicine and Organization of Health Care

Prof. Stjepan Orešković, PhD

Former Director

 

Department of Medical Sociology

Czeck Republik

Charles University
First Faculty of Medicine
Prof. Petr Hach, doc. MUDr., CSc. Emeritus
Dean and Vice–Dean of the Faculty
Kateřinská 32 CZ – 121 08 PRAHA 2, Prague, Czeck Republic
phach@lf1.cuni.cz
Prof. Stanislav Štípek, MUDr., Dr.Sc. Vice–Dean of the Faculty Kateřinská 32
CZ – 121 08 PRAHA 2, Prague, Czeck Republic
Phone: (+420) 224 964 283
stipekst@.lf1.cuni.cz
Palachy University in Olomouc, Faculty of Medicine Jitka Ulrichova Vice-Dean for PhD Study 77515 Olomouc, Czeck Republic
Phone: (+420) 585 632 312
jitkaulrichova@seznam.cz
Charles University, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove Prof. Zdenek Zadak MUDr., CSc. Vice-Dean for Science and Research Czeck Republic
Phone: (+420) 495 832 166
zadak@lfhk.cuni.cz

Denmark

University of Aarhus Graduate School of Health Sciences Prof. Michael J. Mulvany Director Vennelyst Boulevard 9 8000 Århus C
Denmark
Phone: (+45) 8942 4195 / +45 8942 1711
mm@farm.au.dk

Finland

University of Helsinki Faculty of Medicine

Prof. Seppo Meri, MD, PhD Head of the Committee for Postgraduate Scientific Studies in Medicine

PO Box 21, Haartmaninkatu 3 FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland

Phone: +(358) 50 581 2462

seppo.meri@helsinki.fi

Germany

University of Würzburg, Medical School Prof. Axel Rethwilm, MD, PhD   Versbacher 7 97078 Würzburg
Phone: (+49) 931 2014 9555
virologie@vim.uni-wuerzburg.de
Prof. Peter RiedererMD, PhD  

Fuechsleinstr. 15 97078 Würzburg
20246 Hamburg, Germany

Phone/Fax: (+49) 40- 42803-8239/8374
peter.riederer@mail.uni-wuerzburg.de

University of Hamburg-Eppendorf Prof. Hans Joachim Seitz, MD Professor Martinistraße 52 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Phone: (+49) 931 2014 9555
South-East-Cooperation@uke.uni-hamburg.de
Gesine Richter , M.A. Inetrnational Office

Martinistraße 52
20246 Hamburg, Germany

Phone/Fax: (+49 40)- 42803-8239/8374

University of Technology Dresden, Medical Faculty Dr. Thorsten Liebersn Coordinator for Research Fetschestr. 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
Phone: 493514584140
Fax: 493514585305
thorsten.liebers@mailbox.tu-dresden.de

Hungary

University of Szeged
Faculty of General Medicine
Prof. László Vécsei, MD, PhD, DSc Director of the Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience PhD program, Department of Neurology

Semmelweis Str. 6 Szeged, 6725 Hungary
vecsei@nepsy.szote.u-szeged.hu

Iceland

University of Iceland
Faculty of Medicine
Prof. Helga M. Ögmundsdóttir Chairman of the Committee for Postgraduate Studies,
Professor opf Cell Biology

Læknagardi
Vatnsmyrarvegi 16
101 Reykjavik
Iceland
Phone: (+354) 525 4884

Lithuania

Kaunas University of Medicine Prof. Irena Miseviciene, MD, PhD Vice-Rector for Research

Mickeviciaus str.9
LT-44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
irenmisev@kmu.lt
IrMis@kmu.lt

Macedonia
Sts. Cyril and Methodios University Skopje, Medical School Prof. Vesela Maleska Ivanovska, MD, PhD Vice Dean for Science

50 Divizija 6 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
veselaivan@yahoo.com

Prof. Vaska Antevska, MD, PhD Institute of Physiology

50 Divizija 6
1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Prof. Doncho Donev, MD, PhD Joint Institutes, Institute for Social Medicine

50 Divizija 6 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
donev@freemail.org.mk

Poland

Jageiellonian University Medical College Prof. Jadwiga Mirecka, MD, PhD Department of Medical Education Kopernika 19E/1, 31-501 Kraków, Poland
Phone: (+48) 12 4303 158
jmirecka@cm-uj.krakow.pl

Portugal

New University of Lisbon, Faculty of Medical Sciences Prof. José Luís Castanheira dos Santos, MD, PhD   Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, 130
1169-056 Lisbon, Portugal jlcast.spub@fcm.nnl.pt
Prof. Miguel de Oliveira Correia, MD, PhD Department of Histology, Embryology and Cell Biology

Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, 130
1169-056 Lisbon, Portugal
Phone: (+351) 218 803 000
Fax: (+351) 218 851 920
m.correira@fcm.nnl.pt

Romania

Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca Prof. Cristina Ghervan, MD, PhD  

13 Rue Emil Isac, 400023 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Phone: (+40) 264 406 829

Fax: (+40) 264597257

Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Prof. Angela Podariu, MD, PhD  

P-ta Eftimie Murgu 2, Timisoara, Romania
Phone: (+40) 256293389
Fax: (+40) 256190626 rectorat@nmft.ro

Serbia and Montenegro

University of Belgrade Medical School

Prof. Dragan Micić, MD, PhD Vice-Dean

Dr Subotića 8 11000 Beograd
Serbia and Montenegro
Phone: (+381 11) 656-527
Fax: (+381 11) 2685 158
micicd@eunet.yu

University of Kragujevac Faculty of Medicine

Prof. Snežana Živančević Simonović, MD, PhD  

Sv. Markovića 69,
34000 Kragujevac

 

Serbia and Montenegro
Phone/Fax: (+381) 343 068 00

Prof. Ljiljana Mijatović, MD, PhD   Kragujevac
Serbia and Montenegro
Phone/Fax: (+381) 343 068 00

University of Niš Faculty of Medicine

Prof. Dušica Pavlović, MD, PhD Vice-Dean for Undergraduate Studies Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 81
18000 Niš
Serbia and Montenegro
Phone/Fax: (+381) 18 570 037
Prof. Gordana Kocić, MD, PhD Coordinator for Postgraduate Studies Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 81
18000 Niš
Serbia and Montenegro
Assist. Prof. Goran Nikolić, MD, PhD Vice-Dean for Pharmacy Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 81
18000 Niš
Serbia and Montenegro
goranhem@yahoo.com
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine Prof. Nevena Sečen, MD, PhD Vice Dean for foreign communication and foreign students

Hajduk Veljkova 3, 21000 Novi Sad
Serbia and Montenegro
nssecen@eunet.yu

Slovakia

Comenius University Faculty of Medicine, Bratislava

Prof. Marián Bernadič, MD, PhD 1st Vice-Dean

Spitalska 24, 813 72 Bratislava, Slovakia
marian.bernadic@fmed.uniba.sk

Prof. Milan Micuch, MD, PhD    

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana, Medical School Prof. Katja Breskvar, MD, PhD Vice-Rector Ljubljana, Slovenia
Prof. Vito Starc, MD, PhD Vice-Rector Ljubljana, Slovenia

Spain

University of Alcalá Prof. Margarita Barón-Maldonado, MD, PhD Department of Physiology margarita.baron@uah.es

Ukraine

O.O. Bogomoletz National Medical University Prof. Olesya Hulchiy   13 Shevchenko blvd. 01601 Kyiv, Ukraine
Phone/Fax: (+38) 44235 2131
chulchiy@health.kiev.ua

United Kingdom

Victoria University, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy, Manchester

Prof. David Gordon, MA, FRCP, F MedSci. Dean Dean.mdn.gordon@man.ac.uk
rosalind.dutton@manchester.ac.uk
List of international observers:

Nataša Pejanović , MD, resident, PhD student, University of Mostar Medical School, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Raffaella Öckinger, MD, Chairperson of the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA), Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge and Vice Chairman of the Junior Scientists’ Council, Swedish Association of Scientists, Planiavägen 13, Nacka, Sweden

List of observers from Croatia:

Prof. Davor Ježek, MD, PhD, Assistant to Dean for Medical Studies in English, University of Zagreb Medical School, Šalata 3, Zagreb

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