dr. sc. Branko Pevec, dr.med.

Specialist in internal medicine, subspecialist in pulmology and allergoloy and clinical imunology
dr. sc. Branko Pevec, dr.med.

Education and professional development

  • 2019 – pulmology subspecialisation – Republic of Croatia Ministry of Health, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2018 – allergology and clinical immunology subspecialisation – Republic of Croatia Ministry of Health, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2015 – internal medicine specialisation – Republic of Croatia Ministry of Health, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2013 – research associate certification – Republic of Croatia National Science Council, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2011 – PhD degree – University of Zagreb Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia; Doctoral Thesis: “Pathophysiological mechanisms and efficacy monitoring parameters of specific immunotherapy in patients with house dust mite hypersensitivity”
  • 2007 – MSc degree – University of Zagreb Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia; Master of Science Thesis: “Differences in allergenicity of apple allergens in patients with oral allergy syndrome”
  • 2002 – MD state exam/license – Republic of Croatia Ministry of Health, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1999 – MD degree – University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Work experience

  • since 2018 – University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Clinic for Lung Diseases Jordanovac, Institute for Allergic and Obstructive Lung Diseases, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2000-2018 – University Hospital “Sveti Duh”, Clinic of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Immunology, Pulmology, and Rheumatogy, Zagreb, Croatia

Scientific and teaching activities

Scientific and teaching activities:

  • 2015 – lecturer and moderator of educational workshops (first aid, health risks that affect disabled persons, diet and medications) during education of various profiles of professionals participating in the project “DEQUAL – Deinstitutionalization and prevention of institutionalization of persons with intellectual difficulties by improving quality of foster care”, organized by Craft College – an institution for adult education
  • since 2006 – first aid instructor at various courses organized by the Croatian Red Cross (for open-water life guards, for rafters, for first aid lecturers, etc.)
  • since 2003 – active participant at a number of national and international scientific, professional, and educational meetings (as the invited speaker, or with an oral or a poster presentation)
  • since 2002 – lecturer at the elective courses “Allergy and asthma” and “Doctor, I can’t breathe” for the 4th year students of the University of Zagreb School of Medicine
  • since 2001 – junior researcher on three scientific projects sponsored by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport (2001 – The impact of conventional and peptide immunotherapies on inflammatory mechanisms; 2005 – Prevalence of allergic diseases in Croatia; 2008 – Dyspepsia and GERD: the place and the role of Helicobacter pylori)

Scientific and professional meetings:

  • Organization board member and a judge at the National First Aid Competition; Novigrad (Istria), Croatia, October 05, 2013
  • Organization board member and a judge at the National First Aid Competition; Zagreb, Croatia, September 15, 2012
  • Judge at the National First Aid Competition; Zagreb, Croatia, September 12, 2009
  • Secretary of the First Croatian Congress of Allergology and Clinical Immunology with the International Participation; Zagreb, Croatia, May 21 – 23, 2009
  • Judge at the National First Aid Competition; Zagreb, Croatia, September 13, 2008
  • Organization board member of the Croatian Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology Symposium “IgE-mediated reactions between airborne allergens and their food homologs”; Zagreb, Croatia, December 07, 2007
  • Organization board member of the professional meeting “The Unmet Needs of Asthma”, regarding the World Asthma Day 2006; Zagreb, Croatia, May 02, 2006
  • Member of the local Organization board and a moderator of the interactive Workshop “Insect venom allergy” at the EAACI & GA2LEN Summer School; Cavtat, Croatia, September 26 – 30, 2004
  • Organization board member of the Croatian Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology Annual Meeting; Cavtat, Croatia, September 25, 2004
  • Organization board member of the University of Zagreb School of Medicine first category CME Course “Approach to the patient with allergic diseases and asthma”; Zagreb, Croatia, November 16 – 17, 2001

Professional meetings and Membership

  • European Respiratory Society, since 2019
  • Croatian Respiratory Society, since 2019
  • Croatian Thoracic Society, since 2019
  • Croatian Immunological Society, since 2007
  • Croatian Medical Association, since 2005
  • Croatian Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, since 2005
  • UCB Institute of Allergy, since 2004 (active member of Food Allergy Working Group within the Croatian branch of the Institute, since 2007)
  • European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, since 2004