16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Tatjana Simurina

Affiliation: Department of Anesthesiology and ICU GH Zadar, Zadar, Croatia;

Award / titles received: Diplomas for outstanding contribution in fostering honorable tradition of Croatian Medical Association, medical science and health care in the Republic of Croatia.

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Her professional and research interests include postoperative nausea and vomiting, acute pain, obstructive sleep apnea and  predictive models in biomedicine and health.

Link to department website: http://www.bolnica-zadar.hr/anesteziologija.html

Biography: After receiving MD degree at the School of Medicine of the Zagreb University, Dr Tatjana Šimurina completed anesthesiology residency at the Zagreb University Hospital Center. She is board-certified in anesthesiology, emergency and intensive care medicine. Since 1997, dr Šimurina has been a staff anesthesiologist at the General Hospital Zadar. Since 2012, as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Osijek, she has been teaching at Postgraduate Doctoral Study of Biomedicine and Health and Postgraduate Specialty Study of Anesthesiology, Reanimatology and Intensive medicine as well as Anesthesiology at the Department of Health Studies, University of Zadar. She received her PhD in Anesthesiology and reanimatology from the University of Zagreb on June 2011. Her dissertation titled “Predictive model for Postoperative Vomiting in Patients undergoing General Anesthesia for Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery” was a part of the scientific project “Predictive Models in Health”, supported by a grant from the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia. She has been invited speaker at the national and international professional conferences. She is a member of the editorial board for Croatian medical journal Medica Jadertina. She is a peer-reviewer for several prestigious journals. She has been a president of Ethics Committee at the GH Zadar since 2008. She is active in several national and international professional and scientific societies.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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