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Dragana SOBIC SARANOVIC (Serbia)

Šobić-Šaranović P. Dragana, MD, PhD

PERSONAL DATA

Date of Birth:              April, 2nd, 1962
Place of Birth:             Belgrade, Serbia
Citizenship:                 Serbian
Languages:                  Mother tongue:            Serbian
Other:                          English


Address Work:              Center of Nuclear Medicine
Clinical Center of Serbia
Belgrade University
School of Medicine
Višegradska 26,
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 366 3297
Fax: +381 11 3615641
e-mail: dsobic2@gmail.com

Professional Status:

(Academic Appointment):
Nuclear Medicine physician
Deputy Head
Center of Nuclear Medicine

Full Professor
Chief of the Chair of Nuclear Medicine
Belgrade University School of Medicine

CAREER SUMMARY

Twenty-seven years of expirience in Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology
Eight years expirience in PET/CT and
Twenty- six years of lecturing at the Belgrade University School of Medicine

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAININGS

  1. Doctor of Medicine Belgrade University School of Medicine
  1. Specialist in Nuclear Medicine Belgrade University School of Medicine
  1. Master of Science Belgrade University School of Medicine

Thesis title: »Radionuclide ventriculography in the evaluation of left ventricular function«

  1. Doctor of Science Belgrade University School of Medicine

Thesis title: »Nuclear cardiology methods in the evaluation of left ventricular volumes«

  1. Nuclear cadiology practice in Nuclear Cardiology Department, Methodest Hospital, Baylor Colledge of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
  2. One month of Training on PET/CT basic and clinical practice in Department of Nuclear medicine Seoul University Hospital, Soeul, South Korea
  3. Two months IAEA fellowship for Clinical apllication of PET/CT in Oncology, Cardiology and Neurology, Department of nuclear medicine, Ospedale Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
  4. Two weeks IAEA scientific visit, , Department of nuclear medicine, Ospedale Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy

PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE  AND ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1991       Specialist of Nuclear Medicine, Institute of Nuclear medicine, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade Univeristy School of Medicine
1990-1997       Assistant Professor, Chair of Nuclear Medicine, Belgrade University School of Medicine
1995-2003       Chief of the Cardiopulmology Unit, Institute of Nuclear medicine, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade Univeristy School of Medicine
Since 1997       Associate Professor, Chair of Nuclear Medicine, Belgrade University School of Medicine

  • Chief of the Chair of Nuclear medicine in English,

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2004-2009      Chief of the Chair of Nuclear Medicine, Belgrade University School of Medicine
Since 2010      Full Professor Chair of Nuclear Medicine, Belgrade University School of Medicine
2009-2015       Chief of the Chair of Nuclear Medicine in English,

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2010-2015       Assistant Head Center for Nuclear Medicine Clinical Center of Serbia
Since 2015      Deputy Head Center for Nuclear Medicine Clinical Center of Serbia
Since 2015      Chief of the Chair of Nuclear Medicine, Belgrade University School of Medicine

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Nuclear Cardiology (Gated SPECT Myocardial perfusion,123I- mIBG heart sympatic inervation), PET/CT (in oncology, in inflammation, in cardiovascular diseases)

 RESEARCH PROJECTS /GRANTS

Since 1991 coinvestigator in 6 research project/grants of the Ministry of Science , Republic  Serbia
2008-2011       Chief  Research Investigator in IAEA Research Project , Research Contract No 14613/RO, »Role of Gated Myocardial perfusion SPECT in patients with CAD«, part of the International project entitled »Assessment of Left ventricular function in coronary artery disease with nuclear technques.
2014 -2017     Chief  Research Investigator in IAEA Research Project , Research »Use of 18F-FDG PET/CT for Imaging TB Patients and Related Conditions (HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis): Focus on Drug Resistant Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis”

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

European Journal of Radiology,
Nuclear Medicine Review, National editor;
Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine;
Molecular Imaging and Radionuclide Therapy

REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS

Journal of Nuclear Medicine
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
European Journal of Radiology
Cardiology
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
Journal of Clinical Imaging and Science

 AWARDS

  1. Best regional abstract Award on III International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology (ICNC-3)
  1. Award »Dr. Milovan Antic« of Yugoslav Nuclear Medicine Society for the best published paper in the field of nuclear medicine for 1997
    citated in CC.
  1. Best regional abstract Award on IV International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology (ICNC-4)
  1. Golden Sponsorship of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) for one of the best abstracts on ERS Congress
  1. Third award for Scientific work from Ministry of Science and Ecology, Republic of Serbia
  2. Award »Dr. Milovan Antic« of Serbian Nuclear Medicine Society for the
  3. best published paper in the field of nuclear medicine for 2008, citated in CC.
  1. Award »Dr. Milovan Antic« of Serbian Nuclear Medicine Society for the best published paper in the field of nuclear medicine for 2012
    citated in CC
  1. Award »Dr. Milovan Antic« of Serbian Nuclear Medicine Society for the best published paper in the field of nuclear medicine for 2013
    citated in CC
  1. Award »Dr. Milovan Antic« of Serbian Nuclear Medicine Society for the best published paper in the field of nuclear medicine for 2015
    citated in CC

MEMBERSHIP, PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Since 1994     European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM member)
1994-2002      Yugoslav Association of Nuclear medicine – Secretary of the Board
2009-2012      Vice president of Serbian Society of Nuclear Medicine
2012-2016       President of Serbian Nuclear Medicine Society
Since 2017      National delegate at EANM
Since 2014      Member of ASNC
Since 2014      member of WARMTH

INVITED SPEAKER

2008: Serbian Congress of Cardiology
2009: Serbian Congress of Internal Medicine
2010: Serbian Congress of Nuclear Medicine
2011: Serbian Congress of Cardiology
2012: 1st Balkan Congress of Nuclear medicine; 1st Serbian Symposium on Hybrid Imaging and Molecular therapy. Serbian Congress of Cardiology
2013: 2nd Balkan Congress of Nuclear medicine
2014: 3rd Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine; 2nd Serbian Symposium on Hybrid Imaging and Molecular therapy
2015: 4th Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine, The first Congress on Cardiovascular Imaging in Serbia with International Participation
2016: 5th Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine, Serbian Congress of Nuclear Medicine

CHAIRPERSON, MODERATOR OR REVIEWER IN NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

2007: EANM Annual Congress (chairperson)
2010: Serbian Congress of Nuclear Medicine (chairperson)
2012: 1st Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine (chairperson)
2013: 2nd Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine (chairperson)
2014: 3rd Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine (chairperson) ; 2nd Serbian Symposium on Hybrid Imaging and Molecular therapy (chairperson)
2015: 4th Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine (chairperson)
2016: 5th Balkan Congress of Nuclear Medicine (chairperson)
2011 and 2016 reviewer in EANM congress

PAPERS

Author or coauthor in more than 350 papers published in peer-review journals such as Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine Communications, or presented on specialized Congresses. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=sobic+saranovic,
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=sobic+d,
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=saranovic+DS,
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=saranovic+S

Belgrade, July 2017.