Dr Irena Preloznik Zupan completed Internal Medicine and Haematology specialisations and is a dedicated haematologist at the UMC Ljubljana, Slovenia. She is Head of the Outpatient Department, Day Care Hospital and Haemophilia Treatment Centre for adult patients at the Haematology Clinic, UMC Ljubljana, Slovenia. Since 1999, Prof Zupan has been giving regular lectures and tutorials in internal medicine and clinical haematology for Medicine and Pharmacy Faculty students at the UMC Ljubljana, Slovenia and is a mentor for PhD and MSc students. In recent years, she has been working intensively on the development of a day care hospital in the field of haematology. Together with the patient society she started the Slovenian Comprehensive Care Programme for Haemato-oncology Patients with a psychologist, clinical dietitian, physiotherapist, and physician. She is investigating the pathways and programmes that haematology patients need for a better quality of life. She is a member of the EHA, ADVANCE group, MPN&MPNr and is/was PI in many clinical trials. Her main clinical and research activity is focussed on haemostatic disorders, non-malignant haematology and myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Paper published in Therapeutic Advances in Hematology