Academic Education

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) (2008 – 2014)
Average grade: 10,00/10,00
Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade,
Dr. Subotica 8, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia, www.mfub.bg.ac.rs

Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine (Ph.D. Cum Laude) (2015 – 2019)
Cardiovascular Research School Erasmus University Rotterdam (COEUR),
Erasmus University Medical Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam,
’s-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, the Netherlands, www.erasmusmc.nl
Doctoral dissertation: “Heart – Kidney interactions and their temporal relationships” read more

Master of Science in Health Sciences (M.Sc.) (2015 – 2016)
Specialization: Clinical Epidemiology see passed courses
Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences – NIHES,
Erasmus University Rotterdam,
Wytemaweg 80, 3015 CN, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, www.nihes.com


Medical School Awards

Cum Laude Award for the Ph.D. dissertation, Erasmus University Rotterdam, in Rotterdam (2019) read more

NIHES Best Master’s Thesis Award, Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences in Rotterdam (2016) read more

“Nikola Spasic” Award for the best-graduated student of the University of Belgrade in Belgrade (2014)

Best-graduated Medical Student Recognition of the Faculty of Medicine in Belgrade (2014)


Other Recognition / Accomplishments

Top Downloaded Article in European Journal of Clinical Investigation (2019) read more

Oral Presentation Winner – Ph.D. day, Cardiovascular Research School Erasmus University Rotterdam (2016) read more

Poster Session Winner, International Student Congress of (Bio)Medical Sciences Groningen (2014)

ERAWEB Doctoral Scholarship (2015 – 2017)

ERAWEB Undergraduate Research Scholarship (2014)

“Dragoljub Marinkovic” Endowment Scholarship (2014)

Texas Heart Institute & MedSAP Scholarship (2013)

“Studenica” Endowment Scholarship (2013)

“Rada and Milana Vukicevic” Endowment Scholarship (2012)


Clinical Experience

Resident Physician, Dept. of Medicine, Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA (Jul. 2020 – present)

Clinical Observer, Dept. of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, NY, USA (Jul. 2019)

Intern – Resident, Clinic for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belgrade, Serbia (Jul. 2014 – Jun. 2015)

Clinical Observer, Dept. of Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA (Dec. 2014)

Clinical Observer, Dept. of Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA (Jun. 2013 – Aug. 2013)


Research Experience

Postdoc Fellow, Dept. of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Jan. 2019 – Dec. 2019)

Physician – Doctorate Candidate, Dept. of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Aug. 2015 – Jan. 2019)

M.Sc. Student, Cambridge Institute for Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (Feb. 2016)

Research Fellow, Dept. of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (Jun. – Jul. 2014)


Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Surgery & Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia (Sept. 2013 – Sept. 2014)

Teaching Assistant, Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia (Sept. 2011 – Sept. 2012)

Teaching Assistant, Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia (Sept. 2009 – Sept. 2010)


Volunteer Experience

Peer-reviewing for Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, PLOS one, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, SAGE Open Medicine, Kidney International, and BMJ Case Reports (Jun. 2015 – present)

Vice-President, Global Students’ Conference of Biomedical Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia (Oct. 2013 – Oct. 2014)

Editor-in-Chief, medical journal “Medical Youth,” Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia (Oct. 2012 – Oct. 2013)

Scientific Board Member, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia (Oct. 2012 – Oct. 2013)

Student Research Committee Member, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia (Oct. 2012 – Oct. 2013)