Professor emerita Dušanka Mičetić-Turk
Faculty of Medicine – University of Maribor, Slovenia
Head of Department of Paediatrics, Paediatric gastroenterologist
After completing PhD at the Faculty of medicine, University of Ljubljana, her main research focus was related to paediatric nutrition, acute and chronic diarrheal diseases, probiotics and higher education. She has written more than 600 research and professional papers published in recognized international and national journals and co-authored some textbooks. In the year 2006 she was awarded with the title doctor honoris causa at the University of Oulu, Finland for her scientific and professional contribution in medicine and health sciences. From 2013 she is a permanent member of European Academy of Science and Arts and from 2017 full member of Slovenian Medical Academy. She is member of ESPGHAN and ESPEN and from 2009 to 2011 member of ESPGHAN Council. In 1988 she established Society for Celiac Disease in Slovenia.