EDUCATION


Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine (Cum Laude) (2015-2018)
Cardiovascular Research School Erasmus University Rotterdam – COEUR, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Rotterdam, ’s-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, the Netherlands, www.erasmusmc.nl
Doctoral dissertation: Heart-Kidney interactions and their temporal relationships

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

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


SPECIALIZED COURSES

Chronic Diseases – Cambridge Institute for Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Topics in Meta-analysis (M. Egger, O. Dekkers) Erasmus Summer Programme, NIHES, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Clinical Trials (M. Zwahlen, S. Trelle) – Erasmus Summer Programme, NIHES, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Health Economics (K. Redekop) – Erasmus Summer Programme, NIHES, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Repeated measurements (D. Rizopoulos) Erasmus Summer Programme, NIHES, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Logistic Regression (S. Lemeshow)Erasmus Summer Programme, NIHES, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Joint Modeling for Longitudinal and Survival Data (D. Rizopoulos)Erasmus Summer Programme, NIHES, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


EXPERIENCE


Doctor/Clinical researcher, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2015-present)

Internship, Clinic for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia (2014-2015)

Observership, Department of Heart Failure, Transplant, and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Texas Heart Institute, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas (2014)

Research Fellowship, Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands (2014)

Clinical clerkship, Department of Heart failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Texas Heart Institute, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital Houston, Texas (2013)

Teaching Assistant, course Basic Life Support, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (2013-2014)

Teaching Assistant, course Pathology,  Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (2011-2012)

Teaching Assistant, course Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (2009-2010)


MEMBERSHIPS


Vice-President of the Global Students’ Conference of Biomedical Sciences in Belgrade, GSC-Belgrade (2013-2014)

Member of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations – Serbia (IFMSA-Serbia) (2013-2014)

Students’ Research Committee member of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (2012-2013)

Scientific Board member of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (2012-2013)

Editor-in-chief of the scientific journal ”Medical Youth”, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (2012-2013)

Editorial Board Member of the scientific journal ”Medical Youth”, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade (2011-2012)


AWARDS & RECOGNITION


Defended doctoral dissertation with the Cum Laude Award*, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2019) *Cum Laude Award is an academic recognition for an outstanding achievement, awarded to <5% of doctoral candidates in the Netherlands

NIHES Best Master’s Thesis Award, Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2016)

Oral Presentation Winner, Cardiovascular Research School Erasmus University Rotterdam – PhD Day, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2016)

“Nikola Spasic” Graduation Award for the best graduated student – University of Belgrade, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia (2014)

Poster Session Winner – Cardiology session, 21st International Student Congress of (bio)Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (2014)

Best Graduated Student Recognition – Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia (2014)


GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS


ERAWEB doctoral scholarship (2015-2017)

ERAWEB undergraduate scholarship (2014)

“Dragoljub Marinkovic” Endowment best undergraduate student scholarship (2014)

“Studenica” Endowment undergraduate student scholarship (2013)

Serbian-American Chamber of Commerce Houston scholarship (2013)

“Rade and Milana Vukicevica” Endowment best undergraduate student scholarship (2012)

City of Belgrade undergraduate student scholarship (2010-2014)

Republic of Serbia undergraduate student scholarship (2008-2014)


BOOKS


Brankovic, M. (2019, January 22). Heart – Kidney Interactions and Their Temporal Relationships. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/114524 / book App