Assistant Professor Zrinjka Paštar

MD, PHD, specialist in dermatology and venereology

Professional activities 

  • 1991: enrolled into the School of Medicine University of Zagreb; graduated in 1997
  • 2000-2006: Postgraduate doctoral Study in “Biomedicine and Health Sciences” (PhD programme), School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2003-2007: Fellowship in Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital Centre Zagreb for Ministry of Defence, Republic Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Continuous professional education in various areas of dermatology and venereology with emphasis on dermoscopy of pigmented and non-pigmented, melanocytic and non-melanocytic lesions, clinico-dermoscopic follow-up of nevi with photodocumentation, allergology with emphasis on food allergy, genodermatosis and bullous dermatosis through numerous courses in Denmark, United Kingdom, Austria and Italy
  • October 2007-July 2008: obtained “IDD International Dermoscopy Diploma – an e-learning course”, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz.
  • June 2008: Visiting Department of Dermatology, Medical University Graz for further education in the area of dermoscopy of pigmented and non-pigmented, melanocytic and non-melanocytic lesions, clinico-dermoscopic follow-up of nevi with photodocumentation
  • Attended 38 courses from different areas of dermatology and venereology
  • Worked as moderator of the DermOnline Community at teleconsultation service “Telederm.org”, www.telederm.org

Scientific and teaching activities

  • 2010: PhD at the School of Medicine University of Zagreb
  • 2011: appointed as Research Associate in the scientific area of Biomedicine and Health, research field Clinical Medical Sciences by School of Medicine University of Zagreb
  • 2012: Academic rank of Teaching/Research Assistant in the area of Biomedicine and Health, research field Clinical Medical Sciences, dermatovenereology part, at the Health Studies, University of Zadar in the period of 4 years
  • 2013:  appointed as Higher Research Associate in the scientific area of Biomedicine and Health, research field Clinical Medical Sciences by the School of Medicine University of Zagreb
  • 2015: Habituation lecture with the title “ The Importance of Dermoscopy in Dermatology” and appointed as Assistant Professor at Department of Health Studies University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia
  • Since October 1, 2015 working 20% of time at Department of Health Studies University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia
  • Membership and functions in scientific and professional associations
  • Croatian Medical Chamber
  • Croatian Dermatovenerological Society
  • International Dermoscopy Society (IDS)
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)
  • European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)
  • European Medical Laser Association (EMLA)
  • Melanoma Patient Network Europe (MPNE)
  • Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS)

Publications

  • Published twelve papers CC-indexed journals, fifteen papers in Science Citation Index-Expanded-indexed journals, six papers in Medline, one in EMBASE and two in other journals.
  • Co-author of five chapters in four Books of Postgraduate course of continuing medical education 1st category of School of Medicine University of Zagreb
  • Co-author of eight chapters in five books of dermatology and venereology.

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