Regional Chair

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Last update: 27/01/2023

Prof. Nebojsa Lalic, IDF Europe Regional Chair

Nebojsa_Lalic_2022.jpgNebojša M. Lalić (1958), MD, PhD, FRCP, is currently Professor of Internal Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade as well as Director and Head of the Department for Metabolic Disorders, Intensive Treatment and Cell Therapy in Diabetes, Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, University Clinical Center of Serbia in Belgrade. From 2012-2021 he was the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade.

Professor Lalic is very active in advocacy for the people with diabetes, not only through promotional activities but also through initiating the changes that improved the delivery of diabetes care. Also, he is leader of the nationwide program of diabetes education (more than 5000 participants/last 5 years). In addition, he is extensively involved in the updating of national and international, including IDF guidelines. Professor Lalic has been Chair of the national expert committee for diabetes from 2002.

From 2015 he has been member of the Board of the IDF Europe, 2019 he became Chair elect of IDF Europe, and now, from 2022, he serves as Chair of IDF European Region.


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