Professor of Pediatrics, The Medical University of Zagreb
Chief, Referral Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University Children's Hospital Zagreb
Sanja Kolaček is Professor of Paediatrics, Head of University Division of Paediatrics at the Children's Hospital Zagreb, Croatia. She is also chief of the Referral Center for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in the Children's Hospital Zagreb.
Sanja Kolaček finished University of Zagreb Medical School, where she also received her MSc and PhD degrees. Following her training in Paediatrics, she was trained in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at various institutions, among which were also the Children's Hospital Birmingham, Liver Unit at the King's College Hospital London and the Endoscopy Unit of the Gastroenterology Department at the Academisch Medisch Centrum Amsterdam.
Within ESPGHAN, prof. Kolaček is the current ESPGHAN President, elected at 2018. Previously, she served as the Secretary General, was/is an active member of the Working groups for IBD, Acute diarrhea, and Pre/Probiotics, and for two terms was member of the Committee of Nutrition.