Prof. Dan Dumitrascu, MD

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Business address:
2nd Medical Department
University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu
Cluj, Romania
Str Clinicilor 2–4
RO 400006 Cluj
Romania
E-mail:
Tel.: +40722756475
Fax: +40264593355

Date of birth: 05 Feb 1957

Education:
1976–1982 Faculty of medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj, Romania
1982–1984 Resident Cluj, 5th Medical dept.
1984–1986 Research fellow Institute of Normal and Pathological Physiology Daniel Danielopolu Bucharest
1986–1991 Research fellow Institute of Hygiene and Public Health Cluj
1988 Specialist in internal medicine
1991 Specialist in gastroenterology

Appointments
1991–1996 Assistant professor internal medicine 3rd Medical dept.
1993 Consultant internal medicine
1996 Consultant gastroenterology
1996 Competence in ultrasonography
Specialist in psychosomatic medicine (Diploa from ICPM 2010)
2011 Competence in medical management
1997–2001 Senior lecturer 3rd Medical Dept., University Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj
1997–1998 Training in cognitive and behavioural psychotherapy, University Babes- Bolyai Cluj
1996/1997 Research fellow Augsburg, Germany (and again 1999, 2001 and in Mannheim, Germany in 2006)
2001–2007 Associate professor 3rd Medical Dept., University Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj
since 2007 Professor 2nd Medical Dept
since 2008Head Dept.
since 2012 Vice-rector
since 2000 ERASMUS institutional coordinator

Educational activity:
Courses and seminars on gastroenterology, internal medicine, psychosomatic medicine, medical communication

Scientific activity:
More than 230 papers in Romanian and international journals (+ 85 indexed on Medline) and several abstracts; author or coauthor of more than 20 books and of more than 80 chapters of books.
Cited in Uexkul treaty of psychosomatic medicine (in German) in 6th edition, cited in Rome II book on Functional GI disorders; Adler handbook of gastroenterology (in German) etc. Cluj March 6, 2007
Director of a CEEPUS (Central East European project for University Studies) programme on psychosomatic medicine running since 2004 (annual renewal based on competition of projects) (nine partners from Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania) renewed yearly on competitive basis.
Lectures and ERASMUS teaching staff mobilities in several centers: Nantes, Magdeburg, Leipzig, Naples, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Zagreb, Szeged, Riga, Rijeka , Bari, Vilnius, Lodz , Berlin, Innsbruck etc.

Invited speaker to the World Congress of Gastroenterology Bangkok 2002
Faculty United European Gastroenterology Week Barcelona 2010, Amsterdam 2012
An authority in his country in the field of functional gastrointestinal disorders
Organizers of three international symposia on neurogastroen­terology (Brasov 2005, Cluj 2005, Iasi 2011)
Organizers of several workshops on medical communication, neurosciences, psychosomatic medicine
Organizers of the first two symposia on psychosomatic medicine in Romania: 2003 (international) and 2005 (with international participation).
Chairman of an international course of Psychosomatic medicine
Organizer of a national symposium of internal medicine with international participation Cluj 2009
Chairman CEURGEM 2012 Cluj 27–29 sept 2012 Central European Gastroenterology Meeting
Chairman European Conference on Psychosomatic Research Sibiu 2014

Research grants:
Several postcontact grants of the Humboldt Foundation, Bonn for medical equipment (manometry) and scientific meetings
Grant from the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie for the study of liver steatosis (2010–2012)
Two grants for group of interest on psychosomatic medicine from the American Psychosomatic Society 2005–2006
Partner in the COST project GENIEUR to be launched April 2012
Partner in the FP-4 Project EURICTERUS
Several grants in Romania as director or partner

Memberships:
Vice-president European Society of Clinical Investigations
President of the Romanian Society of Neurogastroen­terology
Member Steering committee European Society of neurogastroen­terology and Motility
Vice-president Romanian Society of Applied Psychosomatic Medicine and Behavioural medicine
Past Vice-president Romanian Association for Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Therapies
Member International Liaison Committee of the Rome Foundation
Member of the board of the Romanian Society of Internal Medicine
Member of the board of the Romanian Society of Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Member ESC: EACRP
Member Central European Behaviour Medicine
Member American Gastroenterological Association
Member European Society Neurogastroen­terology and Motility
Member of American Psychosomatic Society (APS), involved in the international liaison committee, invited to the APS retreat meeting 2008
Member ICPM International College of Psychosomatic Medicine
Member nomination committee of ICPM
Member several other Romanian and international associations

Editorial activity:
Editor in chief Clujul Medical
Advisory board: Clinical Trial Magnifier
Assistant Editor: Journal Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases (former Romanian Journal of Gastroenterology),
Past member of the editorial board of Hepato-gastro (Paris),
Editorial board: Revista Medicala Balint (Romania), Romanian Journal of Internal Medicine, Medicina Interna, Revista Medicala Romana, World J Gastroenterol, Eur J Clin Invest.
Peer reviewer for Quality of Life Research, Alimentary Pharmacol Therap, Dig Dis Sci, Eur J Intern Med, Eur J Clin Invest, Am J Gastroenterol, J Gastrointestinal Liv Dis,, Neurogastro Motil, PLoS One, BMC Gastroenterol, Anatol J Cardiol, Acta Endocrinol, etc
Steering committee:
SENIORS, HYVET trials
Patents
Two patents of invention in Romania (first author)

Awards:
Recipient of the APS travel award in 2003, Orlando
Recipient of GIPM awards of the APS in 2005 and 2006.
Function Brain Gut Research Group International Research Award Milwaukee 2003
Marele premiu Iuliu Hatieganu al UMF I Hatieganu Cluj 2010
Excellence award Ion Nanu-Muscel of the Romanian Society of Internal Medicine 2011

Hobby:
philately, president of the Romanian Group of Medical Philately and editor of the newsletter MEDIFILA.