EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRICS FACULTY


IRENA BRALIC

Irena Bralić, M.D., Ph.D. Head doctor (Primarius), specialist paediatrician, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and scientific associate at the Medical Faculty of the University of Split, permanently employed in a Specialized Paediatric Practice. CROATIA

She is the author and editor of the university textbook "Prevention of Diseases in Childhood"(2014), “Transition medicine” (2018) the university handbook "Vaccination and Vaccines"(2016), and “Rational diagnostics and treatment” (2019), the sold-out handbook for parents, "How to Grow Up Healthy".

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OSVALDO BORRELLI

Consultant In Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hon. Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Gastroenterology, UCL,Head of Clinical Service, Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr Osvaldo Borrelli received his MD degree in Naples, Italy. His Paediatric training was completed at “La Sapienza” University of Rome (Italy), where he attended his PhD program in Paediatric Gastroenterology. He has been Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology in Italy for 7 years, and Consultant Gastroenterologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2010. 

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ANDREA BORGO

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Assistant Professor working as a staff Physician in the Orthopaedic Clinic of the University General Hospital of Padua, ITALY

In the Orthopaedic Clinic where Dr Borgo works, surgical procedures are performed both in adults and children and consequently his activity is divided between these two groups of people. He personally follows all children and adults affected by metabolic diseases and performs surgical procedures when needed.

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RADOVAN BOGDANOVIC

Professor of Paediatrics, paediatric nephrologist, formerly Chief of the Department of Paediatric Nephrology at the Institute of Mother and Child Health Care of Serbia, Belgrade; Paediatric Association of Serbia, Academy of Medical Sciences of the Serbian Medical Society, REPUBLIC OF SERBIA

Radovan  Bogdanović, MD, PhD, graduated in medicine and specialized in Paediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (Serbia). As he soon developed an interest in paediatric nephrology, he spent several  months in training at the Guy's Hospital and GOS Hospital, London. Paediatric nephrology remained his main field of interest over more than 35 years his medical career. 

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AKSHAY BATRA

Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University Hospital Southampton, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr Akshay Batra is a Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and leads the Paediatric Intestinal Failure at University Hospital Southampton. He is the chair of the national paediatric registry for intestinal failure and is the CSAC training advisor for Nutrition to the Royal College of paediatrics and Child Health.

 

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YARA BARRENSE-DIAS

Research manager,Center for Primary Care and Public Health (Unisante), University of Lausanne (Department of Epidemiology and Health Systems, Research Group on Adolescent Health) SWITZERLAND

Yara Barrense-Dias holds a Master’s degree of Law in Criminal Justice, subject area Criminology and Security and a PhD in Life Sciences from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She works in the Research Group on Adolescent Health (GRSA; Research Head Prof. Suris) as a research and project manager since 2014.

 

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PETER BANG

Professor of Pediatrics and Academic Head of Division of Pediatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, SWEDEN

Peter Bang is Professor of Pediatrics and Academic Head of Division of Pediatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden. He is senior consultant and is heading the Pediatric Endocrinology team. He has more than 25 years research experience in the GH-IGF-field and has a publication list of more than 50 peer-reviewed papers.

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TADEJ AVCIN

Head of Department of Allergology, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at the Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

Tadej Avcin studied medicine and pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and completed fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (Canada). 

 

 

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JORDI ANTON

Head of Department, Pediatric Rheumatology, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, SPAIN

Pediatric rheumatologist. Head of the Pediatric Rheumatology Department at the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. Doctor in Medicine from the University of Barcelona, ​​of which he is an Associate Professor.  He is currently the president of the Spanish Society of Pediatric Rheumatology (SERPE), an active member of the PRINTO (Pediatric Rheumatology International Trials Association), PRES (Pediatric Rheumatology European Society) and the AEP (Spanish Association of Pediatrics) among others.

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MEHMET UMUT AKYOL

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Hacettepe University, TURKEY

M. Umut Akyol is Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, and also runs a private ENT clinic in Ankara. Professor Akyol received his medical degree from Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey before completing an otorhinolaryngology residency at Hacettepe University Medical School. He has undertaken fellowships in the USA in the ENT departments at Tulane University, Pittsburgh University School of Medicine and Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital. He earned his Professor title in otorhinolaryngology at Hacettepe Hospital.

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