ABOUT Prof. Emeritus Dr. Brankica Krstevska
specialist internist - endocrinologist
Prof. Emeritus Dr. Brankica Krstevska. I enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine and I was not wrong. I was advancing in the profession. I became a doctor, then a specialist internist, and then a subspecialist-endocrinologist. As a professor, I was given the opportunity to teach young doctors and to selflessly impart knowledge to them, as much as they wanted.
During my many years of professional work, I have acquired the skill of diagnosing and treating people with diseases in the field of endocrinology and diabetes.
My professional field of work is: thyroid disorders, adrenal disorders, endocrine tumors, polycystic ovary syndrome and other reproductive disorders in women, diabetes, pregnancy and diabetes and other endocrine disorders in pregnancy. I do it all with my heart and since 2015 I am a consultant in PHI “Internal Medicine Center SRCE”.
Work experience and education:
Primary education: Primary school “11 October”, Skopje
Secondary education: High school “Rade Jovcevski Korcagin”, Skopje
Higher education: Faculty of Medicine at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius ”in Skopje, 1975
1975 – Geriatric Hospital, Skopje
1975 – 2015 – University Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders, Skopje
2015 – PHI – “Heart”, as a consultant
Positions and professional experience:
1977 – 1981 – Specialization in Internal Medicine, Clinic of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Skopje
1989 – Head of the Endocrinology Clinic
1987 – Endocrinologist from the Yugoslav Endocrinology Association (holds a certificate)
2003 – Subspecialist in Endocrinology and Diabetology, Faculty of Medicine, Skopje
1999-2007 – President of the Scientific Association of Endocrinologists and Diabetologists of Macedonia
2015 – Member of the National Diabetes Commission, Ministry of Health, Macedonia
University titles: Faculty of Medicine, University “St. Cyril and Methodius ”, ended in 1975
1985 – Selected an Internal Medicine Assistant
1997 – Completed her doctoral dissertation entitled “Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal and Ovarian Axis in Hirsutism” at the Medical Faculty, University “St. Cyril and Methodius ”
1998 – Elected a research associate at the Medical Faculty in Skopje
2002 – Elected Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
2003 – Elected Associate Professor
2008 – Elected professor at the Medical Faculty in Skopje
Medical Chamber of Macedonia
Macedonian Medical Association
Scientific Association of Endocrinologists and Diabetologists of Macedonia
Association of internists of Macedonia
European Endocrinological Association
European Association for the Study of Diabetes
University Cantonal Hospital – Geneva, Switzerland, 1995
WHO, Training Course for Educators in the Prevention of Chronic Complications of Diabetes, Grimmens, Switzerland, 1995
WHO, Training course for educators on diabetes, diabetic complications, diabetes and pregnancy, 2000, Skopje
Good Clinical Practice Course for Researchers – Holds GCP in ICH Certificate, Ohrid, 2000
ECE , postgraduate course in endocrinology, 2006, Ohrid
ECE , Postgraduate Course in Endocrinology, 2013, Zagreb
EASD, Postgraduate Course in Diabetology, 2016, Skopje
Education with participation in over 30 congresses in the country and abroad.
BIAsp-1069 : Multinational, randomized, controlled, double-blind study of parallel groups comparing the efficacy and safety of twice daily biphasic insulin aspart 30 and NPH insulin in subjects with type 2 diabetes from March to November 1999.
NN304-1385: Multicenter, multinational, open, randomized, parallel group study comparing insulin detemir + insulin aspart with NPH insulin + human soluble in subjects with type 2 diabetes on basal bolus therapy, October 2001 to July.
Improving Diabetes Care and Chronic Complications through Strict Glycemic Control in accordance with the National Diabetes Prevention Program, 2002-2004.
Founder of Reproductive Endocrinology in Women at the clinic.
Introduced gestational diabetes screening in pregnancy; special care for the management and treatment of women with gestational diabetes.
Awards and professional recognitions:
Medical Chamber of Macedonia Plaque, 2005
Acknowledgment, from the Association of Endocrinologists and Diabetologists of Macedonia, for successful long-term management of the association, Mavrovo, 2016
Acknowledgment for contribution to the development and work of the Faculty of Medicine, 70-year jubilee of the Faculty, Skopje, 2017
Acknowledgment from the Association of Women of the City of Skopje, 1997.