Prof. Ana Planinc-Peraica, M.D., Ph.D.
Prof. Ana Planinc-Peraica, M.D., Ph.D., specialist in internal medicine and subspecialist in hematology is an associate professor at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb. She worked almost all her life at Clinical Hospital Merkur in Zagreb.
She graduated from School of Medicine, University of Zagreb in 1977, and passed the specialist exam in internal medicine in 1984. She received her master's degree from the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb in 1989 and her doctorate in 1999 from School of Medicine, University of Zagreb. Prof. Planinc-Peraica has been a primarius since 1995, and a subspecialist in hematology since 2002.
At the Clinical Hospital Merkur she was the head of the Hematology Polyclinic for four years with the Day hospital of the Clinic for Internal Medicine, she was also the long-term head of the Clinical Department of Hematology of the same institution (1988-2018). From 2011 to 2018, she was the Deputy Head of the Department of Hematology.
Until her retirement, prof. Planinc-Peraica was an associate professor in cumulative employment at the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb.
She has been a member of the Ethics Committee at the Clinical Hospital Merkur since its establishment, and from 2012 to 2020 she was the President of the Ethics Committee of the same institution. She is also a member of the Commission for Ethics and Deontology of the Croatian Medical Association.
Prof. Planinc-Peraica participated in the organization of seven congresses of the Croatian Hematology and Blood Transfusion Society of the Croatian Medical Association. She is a member of the Working Group of the National Plan for the Fight against Malignant Diseases of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia
She is the author of several scientific and professional articles published in domestic and foreign journals, leader of several professional development courses for doctors. She was also lecturer to medical students, the head of internal medicine classes during her specialization of family medicine doctors. Prof. Planinc-Peraica has mentored several graduate, master's and doctoral theses.
She is a member of many professional medical societies: the Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences, Croatian Medical Association, Croatian Medical Chamber, European Hematology Association. Prof. Planinc-Peraica is the medical director of the Croatian Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In one term she was the president of the Croatian Catholic Medical Society, and in three terms she was the president of the Croatian Hematology and Blood Transfusion Society of the Croatian Medical Association.