Dr. Belma is a highly dedicated Endocrinologist and Diabetologist having more than 26 years of rich experience as a practicing physician.
Dr. Belma completed the Faculty of Medicine in Yugoslavia in 1989. She passed the internal medicine exam in 1996, after four years of the specialization program. She finished Postgraduate studies in 1997, obtaining a Master of Science degree. Dr. Belma also completed the doctoral degree in the field of Diabetology in 2005. In 2010, she passed the Endocrinology and Diabetology specialization exams. She was elected as Assistant Professor at the Medical University of Sarajevo in 2006 and 5 years later she was promoted to Associate Professor.
Dr. Belma, has been treating patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders since 1990 and worked as the Head of Endocrinology Department for 8 years. She has made major contributions while working in government and private practice, and she has been extremely successful in the treatment of patients suffering from diabetes, obesity and endocrine diseases.
She has also written a number of scientific papers and a book about prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. As the key opinion leader for international pharmaceutical companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina, she had been engaged as a speaker at regional and national symposiums. She was the President and official organizer of The First Diabetes Congress in Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina.
She was on the advisory team for South Eastern Europe for Liraglutide – Victoza and long acting insulin Tresiba. Dr. Belma was the primary investigator for clinical trials in Diabetes and Neuropathy (Investigator Protocol #: CBT. 115959 – 007, EudraCT Number: 2010- 022377-34 sponsor ERGOMED, Clinical Research Ltd. United Kingdom. June 2011).
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