Vice-President Middle Region
Gabriela Roman (Romania)
Dr. Gabriela Roman attended the Faculty of Medicine at the “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj-Napoca, obtaining the MD in 1985 and the PhD in 2003 with the thesis “Structured education in Metabolic Syndrome”. After three years of rotating internship at the University Hospital in Cluj-Napoca, two years as general practitioner in a Rural Medical Unit and five years as resident at the “Iuliu Hatieganu” University from Cluj-Napoca, she became specialist in diabetes, nutrition and metabolic diseases. She completed the studies in the field of obesity and diabetes with post-graduated scholarships in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1993, Oxford, in 1998 and London, in 1999, working with Professor P. Kopelman at the Royal London Hospital and St. Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. In 1997 she started the academic appointment at the “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy.
The present position is Associate Professor at the Diabetes, Nutrition, Metabolic diseases Department of the “Iuliu Hatieganu” University. She also holds the position of Senior Consultant at the Clinical Center of Diabetes, Nutrition, Metabolic diseases in Cluj-Napoca. Dr. Roman is member of national and international medical and scientific societies: president of the Romanian Association for the Study of Obesity, vice-president of the Romanian Society of Diabetes, Nutrition, Metabolic diseases, board member of the Romanian Society of Nutrition, member of EASO – Obesity Management Task Force, Balkan Network for the Study of Obesity and Diabetes Education Study Group of European Association for the Study of Diabetes (2003-2006). As a member of the Health Ministry Commission on Nutrition she is involved in the elaboration of the National Plan for Healthy Nutrition and as a member of the Health Ministry Commission on Diabetes, Nutrition, Metabolic diseases, she is involved in the coordination of the Diabetes National Program. She is recipient of four awards of the Romanian societies of Obesity and Diabetes, Nutrition, Metabolic diseases.
Scientific activity: author and co-author of 10 scientific books, three national guidelines (clinical management of diabetes in pregnancy, clinical management of obesity and clinical management of Type 2 diabetes), author of 22 chapters in 6 books and author or co-author of more than 70 scientific papers published or presented at national or international scientific meetings. At national level she is involved in many educational programs addressed to medical students, residents in diabetes, nutrition, metabolic diseases, general practitioners, other medical specialties, and nurses, in the field of diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiometabolic risk, and nutrition. She was member of the international faculty of six EASD Postgraduate courses on Type 2 diabetes, invited speaker in many national and also international scientific meetings, general secretary of seven national congresses and member of organizing committee of many scientific meeting at both national and international level.
“Iuliu Hatieganu” University Clinical Center of Diabetes, Nutrition, Metabolic diseases
2-4 Clinicilor Street
400006 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Fax.: + 40-264-594455