Ana Marušić



Personal Profile

Ana Marušić is Professor of Anatomy, Chair of the Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health, and Head of the Center for Evidence-based Medicine at the University of Split School of Medicine. She got her MD and PhD degrees from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine. She is an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh in the UK. Prof. Marušić’s research interests include evidence-based medicine and research integrity.

She has published 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals and was heavily involved with creating the policy of mandatory registration of clinical trials in public registries which helped change the legal regulation of clinical trials worldwide. She has participated in several EU projects related to research integrity and responsible research and innovation. Prof.

Marušić is on the Steering Group of the EQUATOR Network and was the editor in chief of the Croatian Medical Journal and the Journal of Global Health.

She is currently the Senior Editor in-chief of ST-OPEN, overlay journal of the University of Split. She was the president of several editorial organizations: EASE CSE, and WAME. She serves on the Council of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and as the president of The Embassy Foundation.


Professor of Anatomy @ Univeristy of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Chair, Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health @ Univeristy of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Head, Center for Evidence-Based Medicine @ Univeristy of Split School of Medicine, Croatia

Areas of expertise

  • Anatomy
  • Osteoimmunology
  • Research ethics
  • Ethics in Biomedicine
  • Ethics-by-design
  • Animal ethics
  • Ethics of clinical research
  • Ethics review in research
  • Research integrity