Stjepan Orešković
Chairman, Center for Research and Promotion of Best Practice in HealthCare · School of Medicine

Professor Orešković has experience in science as a researcher, lecturer and professor and as a manager of international projects, and academic institutions. He is the director of a collaborative center for HIV's strategic information from the World Health Organization, which has taught courses from 106 countries around the world. He is a lead investigator for the Global GRAND Project (2018-2021), which includes research teams from Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital and Medical University of Ljubljana and University of Zagreb. Stjepan has led joint educational, research and consultancy projects with the London School of Economics and Political Science, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, Bocconi University, the University of Trieste and the University of Ljubljana. He has published a total of 156 reviewed articles with the leading world publishers such as Springer Publishing, Elsevier Science, Wiley-Blackwell and Pergamon Press. He also worked as a consultant for international organizations such as the World Bank, the European Commission, and the World Health Organization. Stjepan is best known for his projects that foster innovative interventions and health care research in the field of tobacco addiction control, obesity prevention, and new forms of addiction, including addiction to the Internet. His key projects were presented in the Lancet and BMJ and cited in leading world media, including Reuters, CNN, BBC, NBC, and RTL.