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Ana Marušić Croatia proclaimed Honorary Professor in the College of Medicine - University of Edinburgh
Warm welcome to Professor Ana Marusic 26 August 2010
The EQUATOR Network Steering Group is delighted to welcome Ana Marusic as its new member. Ana brings with her valuable expertise in medical research and extensive experience in research publication. This, combined with Ana’s great interest in teaching the principles of good scientific communication, will be a great asset in particular in furthering the development of EQUATOR’s training and education programme.
Dr Marusic is Professor of Anatomy and Chair of the Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health at the University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia. She is also co-editor in chief of the Croatian Medical Journal, a member journal of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). She took part in developing statements on mandatory registration of clinical trials and uniform form for declaring conflict of interest. She has been the President of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), President of the Council of Science Editors (CSE), and Council member of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE).
Prof. Marusic has published more than 150 articles in peer reviewed journals. Her primary research interest is focused on the interactions between the immune and bone systems, but also on peer review and medical educational. Apart from teaching anatomy, Prof. Marusic teaches university students the principles of research methodology and scientific communication in a mandatory undergraduate course. She is the co-author of a textbook "Principles of Research in Medicine," (first edition in 1996), now published both in Croatian and English.
Prof. Marusic is an active member of the Croatian branch of the Cochrane Collaboration, Chair of the Board of the Croatian Institute of Global Health, and creator of the first Croatian public registry of clinical trials.
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