prof. dr. sc. Branka Aukst Margetić dr. med.
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Branka Aukst Margetic, associate professor, MD, graduated on Medical School in Zagreb, University of Zagreb in 1991. Her work in psychiatry started in Neuropsychiatric hospital “Dr Ivan Barbot” in 1992. She finished residency in psychiatry in 2001. and from 2009 - 2017. worked in Department of psychiatry University Hospital Center Zagreb and since 2017 in Department of psychiatry University Hospital Center „Sestre milosrdnice“. She completed the master thesis in 2006 and doctoral thesis in 2010 at Medical school University of Zagreb. She is subspecialist in biological psychiatry and psychotherapy. She got the status of scientific adviser in 2017. She was engaged in psychotherapeutic educations in group analysis and cognitive behavioural therapy. So far, she authored over hundred scientific articles, 71 of them indexed in Current contents data base, wrote 14 book chapters, most of them university textbooks, and had numerous presentations on domestic and international congresses. She is cited oved 1000 times in Web of science database with h index of 16. She is associate professor in Medical School University of Zagreb and Department of nursing at Croatian Catholic University. She was mentor on a doctoral and many graduation theses, worked on several international and domestic scientific projects and works as a reviewer for several international scientific journals. She is member of the editorial bords of Liječnički vjesnik, Archives of Psychiatry Research and Journal of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder & Treatment.
Branka Aukst Margetić, assist prof. MD
1991 graduated at Medical School University of Zagreb.
1997 -2001 residency in psychiatry.
1999-2000- postgraduate study in social psychiatry
1998-2001 psychotherapeutic education in group analysis at Institute for group Analysis Zagreb
2003 -postgraduate study Biomedicine and Health
2006-2008- subspecialisation in biological psychiatry
2011- status of primarius
2015-2017 -psychotherapeutic education in cognitive-behavioural therapy at HUBICOT
2019-subspecijalization in psychotherapy
Active knowledge of English and German
1992 – 2009 Neuropsychiatric hospital „ Dr. Ivan Barbot“ Popovača
2009 -2017 – Department of psychiatry, University hospital center Zagreb
2017 – Department of psychiatry, University hospital centar „Sestre milosrdnice“ Zagreb
2010. scientific assistant.
2011. higher scientific assistant
2017. scientific adviser
2015 – postdoctoral at Medical School University of Zagreb
2017 – assistant professor at Croatian Catholic University
2021 – assistant professor at Medical School University of Zagreb
2022-associate professor at Croatian Catholic University
2006 – completed scientific master thesis: "Relationship between religiosity, depression, pain and quality of life in breast cancer patients“ at Medical School University of Zagreb.
2010-completed doctoral thesis „Temperament, character and religiosity in patients with schizophrenia and their relatives „ at Medical School University of Zagreb.
Scientific and professional papers:
Published 110 articles in reviewed scientific journals, 71 of the papers were published in journals indexed in Current Contends data base and 14 at Science Citation Index Expanded (WoS)
Cited over 1000 times at WoS, with h index 16. Authored 14 book chapters, most of them university textbooks. Also published serial of papers in conference proceedings, with numerous oral and poster presentation at international and domestic congresses published in books of abstracts.
Scientific and professional rewards
Represented postgraduate study Biomedicine and Health at third international conference of European postgraduate studies ad best clinical work Hradec Kralowe 2006
Awarded at 5th Croatian psychiatric days for best case repost.
Article Aukst-Margetić B. et al. Religiosity, depression, and pain in patients with breast cancer. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2005;27(4):250-5. was one of 25 most read papers of the General Hospital Psychiatry journal indexed in Current Contends data base.
Was collaborator in several international projects:“Molecular mechanisms of posttraumatic stress disorder” in cooperation with University of Würzburg and departments of psychiatry University Hospital centers in Sarajevo, Mostar and Priština, international projects INDIGO DEPRESSION, INDIGO-FIRST and FEDORA in collaboration with Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London . Also collaborated in projects with grants of University of Zagreb and Ministry of health, education and sport.
Participation in teaching:
Was involved in teaching for graduate students at Medical School in Zagreb. Also was involved in several elective subjects.
She is involved in education in postgraduate specialistic study in Psychiatry. She is involved in postgraduate specialistic study in gynaecology and obstetrics and postgraduate subject ad Biomedicine and Health. She is involved in teaching at Department of nursing at and Department of psychology of Croatian Catholic University. She was a lecturer at several symposia for continual medical education.
She was mentor of one completed dissertation at Medical School University of Zagreb and one ongoing dissertation at medical school in Osijek.
She was mentor of eight graduate theses at Department of nursing Croatian Catholic University and on graduation thesis at Medical School in Zagreb
Other scientific and professional activity
Member of editorial bord at journals: Liječnički vjesnik, Archives of Psychiatry Research i Journal of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder & Treatment.
Reviewer many times in journals: Journal of Affective Disorders, PLOS, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Psychiatry Research, Schizophrenia Research, Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, Psychiatry in Medicine, British Medical Journal, Psychiatria Danubina, BMJ Case Reports, Liječnički vjesnik, Socijalna psihijatrija, Archives of Psychiatry Research and Ljetopis socijalnog rada.
Was invaded lectured at numerous domestic and international congresses and in organizational boards of scientific gatherings. She actively participated with oral and poster presentations on many congresses published in books of abstracts. Members of committees for graduation theses and dissertations.
Was copresident of association of patients and their families „Happy family“ 2007- 2012. She organized programs of psychoeducation and support for patients and their families, education and organization of professional gatherings, publication of books associated with project of the association.
Several years she was active in section of young psychiatrist and residents at Croatian psychiatric association as a member of organizational bord and now as honorary member.
Membership in professional associations:
Croatian psychiatric society, Croatan society for schizophrenia, Croatian society for biological psychiatry, Croatian society for personology and eating disorders, Croatian medical association.
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