Professor Vida Demarin, MD, Ph.D is a specialist in neuropsychiatry, she graduated from School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Demarin is a full member of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Head of its Department of Medical Sciences
She was Head of Department of Neurology in University Hospital Centre “Sestre Milosrdnice” in Zagreb and since 2015 has served as the director of the International Institute for Brain Health.
She has authored over 1000 papers in national and international journals, several chapters in books and handbooks, organized and participated in numerous symposia, conferences and congresses. She is a founder and one of directors of Summer Stroke School, “Healthy Lifestyle and Prevention of Stroke and Other Brain Impairments” within the academic program of Interuniversity Centre in Dubrovnik and the president of traditional Mind & Brain INPC in Pula.
Prof. Demarin is a member of numerous national and international professional societies and she serves on various scientific Advisory, Editorial and Review Boards.
Due to her scientific life achievements she is within 2% of the world’s scientists with the greatest influence on the profession. Through her professional and scientific work, she has significantly influenced the development of neurology and neuroscience in Croatia and the world, and has established fruitful cooperation with the world’s most prestigious institutions, contributing to the WFN motto „There is no health, without brain health“!