Vladimira Vuletic graduated at the Medical School University of Zagreb in 1997, received her PhD degree in 2011 at University of Osijek, following further scientific appointments – Assistant and Associate Research Scientist at the same University. She is Board certified specialist in neurology and movement disorders, stroke, intensive care medicine, and expert court witness. From 2016 she is acting as an Associate Professor at University of Rijeka and Head of Clinical Department of Neurology University Hospital Rijeka and from 2018 as a Head of Neurology Department of Medical faculty University of Rijeka. Apart from her education in Croatia (UHC Sestre milosrdnice and UHC Rebro, Zagreb, Croatia), she was further educated in United Kingdom (London), Germany (Munich, Cologne, Kiel, Wurzburg) and USA (New York).
Also she is very active in running Parkinson’s disease Association in Croatia and public awareness actions in all fields of neurology. Before this position, she was running successfully Department of Cerebrovascular Disorders with Intensive Care Unit and also Unit for Movement Disorders in University Hospital Dubrava Zagreb and made a lot of scientific researches and lecturers. As the only neurologist in Croatia that was trained for deep brain stimulations in neurology and is a part of Croatian DBS team, from the beginning she promote this method in public and in scientific area in Croatia and wider region. She attended many international congresses, conferences and meetings, with oral or poster presentations (WCN, MDS, WPC, EFNS, ENS, ESC, WSC, EAN …) and many local congresses as well. She was an invited speaker, organizer and chaired sessions on several prestigious Congresses. She reviewed manuscripts for several renowned international medical journals. She participated in local scientific projects in Croatia and in international scientific projects. She has Journal editorship experience and is active member of numerous international neurological associations (WFN, EAN (Fellow), MDS, AAN, RSM (fellow)) and is currently serving as board member of Croatian Neurology Society. She is also member of scientific panels for Movement disorders and Dementia of European Academy of Neurology (EAN).