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MEDICAL FACULTY UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB
UNIVERSITY CLINIC FOR DIABETES, ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLIC DISEASES
VUK VRHOVAC

 

 

 

Surname / First name

Metelko Željko

Address

Vuk Vrhovac Institute, Dugi dol 4a, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Telephone

++385 1 2331480

Fax

++385 1 2331515

E-mail

zeljko.metelko@idb.hr

Nationality

Croatian

Date of birth

April 30 1948

Identification number from Records of Scientific Workers

030582

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

• Dates (from – to)

2005

Name and address of employer

Vuk Vrhovac Institute

Type of business or sector

Tenyear Professor at Zagreb Medical school

Occupation or position held

Lectures in undergraduate and postgraduate studies

Main activities and responsibilities

Education

   

• Dates (from – to)

2003 - 2002

Name and address of employer

BBI Paris, European Agency for reconstruction

Type of business or sector

Health system development

Occupation or position held

International Policy Advisor for Medical Training

Main activities and responsibilities

Project Manager

   

• Dates (from – to)

2003 - 1997

Name and address of employer

International Diabetes Federation for Europe (IDF EU)

Type of business or sector

Board of Management

Occupation or position held

Vice president

Main activities and responsibilities

Organization and  coordination of European Associations for Diabetes in Europe

   

• Dates (from – to)

1992 -

Name and address of employer

Vuk Vrhovac Institute

Type of business or sector

Management

Occupation or position held

General Manager

Main activities and responsibilities

Medical (diabetologist, endocrinologist), organization of the institute work and health care

   

• Dates (from – to)

1992 - 1983

Name and address of employer

Vuk Vrhovac Institute

Type of business or sector

Management

Occupation or position held

Department head

Main activities and responsibilities

Management, clinical medicine endocrinology and diabetology

   

• Dates (from – to)

1989 - 1982

Name and address of employer

World Health Organization, UN

Type of business or sector

Consultant

Occupation or position held

Temporary Consultant of the World Health Organization in Malta and Palestine Refugee camps

Main activities and responsibilities

Analysis of Health care for diabetic patients and measures for improvement

   

• Dates (from – to)

1983 - 1980

Name and address of employer

Vuk Vrhovac Institute

Type of business or sector

Outpatient department

Occupation or position held

Attending physician

Main activities and responsibilities

Clinical medicine diabetology and endocrinology

   

• Dates (from – to)

1980 - 1974

Name and address of employer

Vuk Vrhovac Institute

Type of business or sector

Outpatient department

Occupation or position held

Resident physician

Main activities and responsibilities

Clinical medicine, diabetology and endocrinology

   

• Dates (from – to)

1974 – 1972

Name and address of employer

General hospital Duga Resa

Type of business or sector

Outpatient and inpatient department

Occupation or position held

Physician

Main activities and responsibilities

Clinical medicine

 

EDUCATION

 

Date

1980

Place of education

Zagreb, Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing education

Ministry of Health, Croatia

Title or qualification awarded

Specialist in internal medicine

 

 

Date

1979

Place of education

Zagreb, Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing education

Medical faculty, University of Zagreb

Title or qualification awarded

Subspecialist in diabetology and endocrinology

 

 

Date

1971 – 1966

Place of education

Zagreb, Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing education

Medical faculty, University of Zagreb

Title or qualification awarded

Physician

 

 

Date

1966 – 1962

Place of education

Zagreb, Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing education

7th Secondary grammar school

Title or qualification awarded

 

 

 

Date

1962 – 1954

Place of education

Zagreb, Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing education

Elementary School

Title or qualification awarded

 

 

TRAINING

 

Year

2000

Place of training

Zagreb Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing training

Medical faculty University of Zagreb

Principal subjects/Occupational skills covered

Management in health care

 

 

Year

1999

Place of training

Zagreb Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing training

Brookwood Medical Academy of Heathcare Research

Principal subjects/Occupational skills covered

Good clinical practice in clinical research

 

 

Year

1990

Place of training

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Name and type of organisation providing training

Hubert H Humphrey Institute fellowship program

Principal subjects/Occupational skills covered

Leadership Development

 

 

Year

1988

Place of training

Norfolk Virginia, USA

Name and type of organisation providing training

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Principal subjects/Occupational skills covered

Visiting doctor (CDC Atlanta, Joslin Clinic, University of Toronto Canada, - with presentations)

 

 

Personal skills and competencies

 

Mother tongue

Croatian

 

Other languages:

Language

English, German

Speaking

English, German

Writing

English

Understanding (listening and reading)

English

 

Social skills and competencies

Communications, empowerment, education

Member of: Croatian Medical Association,  Croatian Medical College, Academy of Science of Croatian Medical Association, Association for diabetes ana metabolic disturbances, Endocrinology Association.

 

Organisational skills and competencies

Organization, empowerment

Head of Postgraduate Study in diabetology since 1972

 

Technical skills and competencies

Computer literacy

 

Artistic skills and competencies

Singing

 

 

Other skills and competencies

413 scientific and professional papers, 72 in CC indexed journals. Cited 1229 times

MrSc Metelko Ž. Treatment of diabetes mellitus with semi synthetic human insulin, Medical faculty University of Zagreb, 1983

PhD Metelko Ž. Conventional and intensified human insulin treatment, Medical faculty University of Zagreb, 1988

National projects:

Metelko Ž. Development of WHOQOL questionnaire for quality of life investigation (Ministry of Science 045004)
Metelko Ž. Coordinator CARNET activities
Metelko Ž, Škrabalo Z. Cooperation between Republic of Croatia and world Health Organization (3-01-153) in Ministry of Science
Metelko Ž, Škrabalo Z: Implementation of Croatian Model of diabetes Health care in comprehensive strategy according St Vincent declaration (3-01-152)

Member of the Board:

Endocrinology , Bulgarian Society of endocrinology
Diabetes Management,  International journal for continous quality development in diabetes care according the St. Vincent Declaration.

Author in the books:

Suvremeno liječenje šećerne bolesti i njenih komplikacija, Medicinska enciklopedija, 1984, 107-111.
Kliničko ispitivanje lijekova, B. Vrhovac i suradnici, Školska knjiga Zagreb 1984, 427-444.
Interna medicina 2.knjiga. Božidar Vrhovac i suradnici, Naprijed, Zagreb, 1991, 1308-1332.
Interna medicina. 2. izdanje  Vrhovac B. i suradnici, Naprijed Zagreb, 1997, 1365-1390.
Metelko Ž i sur: Internistička propedeutika i osnove fizikalne dijagnostike, Medicinska naklada, Zagreb 1999.