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Sinanović Osman

Osman Sinanović, MD, PhD was born in Duboštica/Lukavac on 27.2.1952, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is neuropsychiarist with rich professional experince in neurology, psychiatry and mental health, and brod spectrum of nationl and international activities with remarkable achievements and contribution to the development of neurology and psychiatry in Tuzla, and Bosnia nd Herzegovina. His clinical and research interests are Clinical aspects of neuromuscular diseases, Electromyography and clinical neurophysiology of neuromuscular and related disorders, Non-motor symptoms of neurological disorders. He is founder of electormyography lab in Department of Neurology in Tuzla University Clinical Center, and actualy pionir of this field in Bosnia and Herzegovina, educating meny lectromioneurograppers in the country.

He has been Head of Department of Psychiatry, University Clinical Center Tuzla from 1993 to 2001; Head of Department of Neurology, University Clinical Center Tuzla from 2001 to 2003,  2013 to 2017; Deputy Director for Science, Research and Education, University Clinical Center Tuzla from 2003 to 2007; Head of Division for Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Disorders at Department of Neurology in Tuzla from 1987 to 2003 and from 2003 to 2007 to 2013; Head of Postgraduate Course for Master Degree, Medical School, University of Tuzla, 1994 – 2001, 2004-2008; Head of PhD Study of Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation University of Tuzla from 2013. He was visiting professor on Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm (1993).

Osman Sinanović has been elected as full professor of neuropsychiatry and medical psychoogy at the Medical Faculty of University of Tuzla in 2002. For years he lecture  psychiatry, medical psychology, neurology, neuropsychology, research methodology and scientific writing in diferent faculties of Tuzla University.

Education: He graduated at the Faculty of Medicine od Belgade University in 1978; at the University of Tuzla he obtained MrSc (1983) and PhD at the University of Zagreb (1989). Specialist examination  of neuropsychiatry passed in 1984 in the Medical Faculty University of Belgrade. He completed education in several cities of ex Yugoslavia, in shorter and longer terms (Belgrade, Zagreb, Ljubljana), as well as abroad (Germany, USA, Japan).

Present position: Professor emeritus of Neuropsihiatry (Neurology and Psychiatry) at School of Medicine University of Tuzla, Sarajevo Medical School University Sarajevo School of Science and Technology (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Visiting professor at University of Osijek (Croatia).

Prof. Sinanović is full member and vice president of Medical Academy of Science of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Member of Research Group for Neurology and Psychiatry of Academy of Science and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Full member and Head of Department of Medical Sciences of International Academy of Science and Arts in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Honorry member of Gaetano Conte Academy (for striated muscle diseases), Naples, Italy; Honorry member of Croatian Academy of Medical Science; European Academy of Science and Art; Member of Board of Directors of Multiple Sclerosis Academy (Inter University Center Dubrovnik); Member of Board of Trusties of the International Pula Neuropsychiatric Congresses; Member of Editorail Board of Acta Myologica (Official journal of Mediterranean Society of Myology and Associazione Italiana di Miologia); Vice-President of  Assosiactione of Neurologists in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Member of Board  International Danube Neurology Association of Central and East Europe; Member of Research Group on Organization and Delivery of Neurological Services); Audit of ORPHEUS (Organisation for PhD education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System);

Member of Editorial Board of Medical Archives; Member of Editorial Board of Current Topics in Neurology, Psychiatry and Related Disorders (Official Journal of Society of Neurologists of Republic of Serbia); Member of Editoraial Board of Neurologia Croatica (Official journal of Society of Neurologists of Republic of Croatia); Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Pediatric Neurology.

Publication: As author and co-author prof Osman Sinanović published sveral hundreds different publications, most of them in per reviewed indexed medical jorunals. His papers have cited more than 2870 times in Google Scholar bases; a large number of invited lectures at domestic and international meetings; He i author or co-author of 50 books and monographs; MSC thesis supervisor of 35 and PhD thesis supervisor of 17 candidates;





  • Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Affiliation: University of Tuzla

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