Professor Sanja Kolaček, MD, MSc, PhD
Sanja Kolaček is Professor of Paediatrics, Head of University Division of Paediatrics at the Children’s Hospital Zagreb, Croatia. She is also chief of the Referral Center for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in the Children’s Hospital Zagreb
Prof. Kolaček is the current ESPGHAN President, and is/was also serving in different ruling and educational bodies of the ECCO, ESPEN, UEG and in various Croatian medical associations. Her editorial activities include being Associate Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (JPGN), and membership of the Advisory Board for the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis.
Her main clinical interests include chronic enteropathies and chronic intestinal failure, clinical nutrition and nutrition of healthy infants, while her present research activities are in the field of IBD, Coeliac disease, Probiotics and Disease-related malnutrition.
Prof Kolaček has published more than 150 papers indexed in PuBMed, and has chaired more than 250 sessions on international meetings.