Dr. Tom

Clinical Microbiology MSPH Health Services Management, Ph.D. Biomedicine and Health Sciences

Dr. Tom is a clinical doctor (MD) with a Ph.D in biomedical sciences from his research in Croatia, however is likewise an Since lecturer, technology communicator, clinical author and lifetime learner. His regions of hobby span over numerous domain names in medication and existence sciences.

Dr. Tom is a medical microbiology representative and director of a microbiology laboratory withinside the non-public fitness sector. Some of his quotidian sports encompass consultative work, antibiotic stewardship, first-rate development ventures and coordination of a medical studies unit. His medical studies path (that he attempts to combo with affected person care) absolutely took off while he efficaciously defended his Ph.D thesis on the University of Zagreb Medical School in February 2014 on the subject of antimicrobial susceptibility styles in Chlamydia trachomatis urogenital strains. Since 2015, as a studies fellow on the University of USA Medical School, he has been worried withinside the first Croatian microbiome translational studies challenge entitled “Assessment of Microbiota, Inflammatory Markers, Nutritional and Endocrinological Status in IBS Patients – MINUTE for IBD”. Its universal purpose is to evaluate intestinal microbiota of sufferers with inflammatory bowel sicknesses and to find out novel biomarkers through the use of today’s next-technology sequencing and superior bioinformatics methods. In wellknown, his studies pursuits these days embody antimicrobial resistance, sexually-transmitted sicknesses, human microbiome and wellknown public fitness, that are all fields wherein he posted notably in peer-reviewed journals. Tomislav additionally acts as a coping with editor and reviewer for diverse medical journals listed in Current Contents and PubMed.

In 2015, Dr. tom commenced running at Croatia’s youngest public university (University North), wherein he have become an Assistant Professor in January 2016. Currently he’s a direction coordinator for 3 compulsory undergraduate courses, striving in the direction of evidence-primarily based totally teaching (comparable to his medical studies practices), which turned into strengthened through Science Teaching Fellowship (STF) and Discipline Based Education Research (DBER) packages beneathneath the auspices of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

Dr. Tom presently serves because the Antibiotic Action Champion of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC), Young Ambassador of Science of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), and turned into additionally a chair of ASM’s Young Leaders’ Circle. He is likewise a member of the EpiCore Network, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), International Union towards Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI), and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS).

Dr. Tom has been interested by technology and fitness verbal exchange given that his pupil days, while he turned into one of the editors of the pupil mag referred to as Medicinar. He is presently a clinical representative and a part of the editorial board of PLIVAzdravlje fitness portal – the largest clinical statistics provider in Croatia and the complete region. Before becoming a member of News Medical, Dr. Tom formerly labored with different main reassets of dependable news, which include running on an Ebola story (amongst different contributions) all through the ailment outbreak in 2014. Dr. Tom is obsessed on technology outreach and technology diplomacy. He is presently a first-rate Operating Partner in Croatia for the International HPV Awareness Day Alliance (in collaboration with the International Papillomavirus Society). In 2018, he turned into appointed through the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia as a Managing Committee Member to COST Action on evidence-primarily based totally medication run through the European Union. In his spare time, he enjoys screening information as a member of Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane Collaboration’s citizen technology platform.