Minister of Science, Education and Sports

Željko Jovanović, Ph.D.

Address: Donje Svetice 38, 10000 Zagreb
Phone: +385 1 4569 000
Fax: +385 1 4594 301

 

Personal Data

  • born November 26, 1965 in Rijeka
  • married, one child
  • MD Croatian Armed Forces

Education

  • 2005 doctorate at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Biomedical Science
  • 2005 master's degree at the Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Marketing Management
  • 1995 master's degree at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Biomedical Science
  • 1990 bachelor's degree at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, medical practitioner
  • 1984 Centre for Secondary Vocational Education, Rijeka

Political career

  • 2008 - 2011 President of the National Council for the Monitoring of the Implementation of Anti-Corruption Strategy with the Croatian Parliament
  • 2007 - 2011 Member of parliament, Committee member for Health and Welfare Politics and the Petitions and Appeals Committee of Croatian Parliament
  • 2009 - 2011 Deputy Mayor of Rijeka
  • 2008 - 2011 Member of the Central Committee of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) of Croatia
  • 2009 - 2011 Deputy of the City Organization of the Social Democratic Party, Rijeka
  • 2005 - 2009 Vice President of the Rijeka City Council
  • 2005 - 2009 Head of the City Council Standing Committee for Economy and Development of Rijeka
  • 2001 - 2004 Member of Rijeka's Municipal Committee for Health and Social Welfare
  • 1993 - 2009 Member of Rijeka City Council
  • 1990 - 2011 Member of Rijeka's Social Democratic Party Municipal Committee Presidency
  • 1990 - 1992 Member of parliament

Professional career

  • 2007 - 2008 Director of the Market Development, Schering Plough CE AG representation in Croatia
  • 2006 - 2007 Manager of Pharmacovigilance,  in charge for the monitoring of side-effects of drugs, General Electric Healthcare, Croatia
  • 2005 - 2008 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ri Channel
  • 2001 - 2009 Chairman of the Governing Council of Kantrida's Old People's Home,  Rijeka
  • 2001 - 2004 Chairman of the Committee for Addictive Diseases Combat, City of Rijeka
  • 1997 - 2006 Expert assistant, product manager and director of the external clinical representation F. Hoffmann - La Roche, Croatia
  • 1994 - 1997 doctor with the emergency rescue team at the E.R in Rijeka
  • June 1993 - February 1994,  November 1994 - January 1995 doctor and head of the medical team of the 133rd Battalion brigade of the Croatian Armed Forces
  • 1989 - 1990 Student Vice - Rector, University of Rijeka
  • 1988 - 1989 Chairman of the Faculty Committee of the Student's association at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka
  • 1992 - 1993 general practitioner at DINA dispensary in Omišalj
  • 1991 covering teacher in biology and chemistry at Secondary School in Rijeka
  • 1990 - 1991 intern at the Health Centre, Rijeka

Expert and scientific activities

  • 2011 - Assistant  professor in Biomedicine and Healthcare in the field of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Chair for Pharmacology,  Faculty of Medicine, University of Osijek
  • 2007 - 2011 Associate professor at the Chair for Pharmacology, instructions based in Talasoterapija in Opatija, Faculty of Medicine, University of Osijek
  • 2010 - 2011 External associate with the elective course ''Bioethics'',  Social Sciences Chair, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka
  • 2005 - 2011 External associate with the elective course ''Marketing and Drugs'' with the Pharmacology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka
  • 2005 - 2010 External associate with the course ''Basics of Marketing'' Marketing Chair, Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka
  • 2003 London Business School: ''The management Executive Development Programme''
  • 2002 INSEAD, France: ''The Marketing Champions Postgraduate Course''
  • 2002 - 2006 editorial board of the Croatian Medical Association 'Medicine',Rijeka

Publications, membership, awards

  • Author and co-author of fifty convention announcements, expert and scientific works, chapters in books in the field of clinical medicine, pharmacology, pharmacy and management
  • Author of the book "Preuzmite kontrolu nad svojom tjelesnom težinom' - Take Charge of your Body Weight; Zambelli Press, Rijeka 1999; 2004
  • Membership: Croatian Medical Chamber, Croatian Association for Obesity and Croatian Association for Clinical Pharmacology
  • City of Rijeka Scholarship for gifted university students
  • Rector's Award for Best Student in 1990, University of Rijeka
  • Charter of the Croatian Parliament on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the first Constitution of a multiparty Parliament

Languages

  • English

Interests

  • Handball, music, movies

Željko Jovanović, Ph.D.