Graduated with Honors the “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, 1992, highest score in Romania (mark 10/10). Admitted at the 2nd Department of Pediatrics as an Academic (1993), and acquired all professional degrees, by competition. Senior Consultant in Pediatrics (2001), with specialization in pediatric gastroenterology. PhD in Medical Sciences (2003), Summa cum Laude distinction and Youth Award for the best thesis. Professional experiences abroad: 3. Scientific societies affiliations: national (2), international (5). Fifteen awards (9 individual, 6 collective). Member of Organization (14) and Scientific (12) Committees of national and international congresses. Course coordinator in Pediatrics, for the French series, with teaching activities also for the Romanian students. Clinical training for students, case presentations, problem-based learning. Coordinator of license theses. Coordinator and contributor to postgraduate courses for continuous medical education. Interested in pediatric digestive diseases, especially IBD and colonoscopy. First Romanian paediatrician to perform and conduct research on colonoscopy and IBD in children, 1997. Author of the first Romanian monograph on pediatric IBD, 2005. It has not been easy to get international while doing almost all on your own. Romanian representative for pediatric IBD in international research projects and in the published European guidelines for the management of ulcerative colitis (2012) and Crohn’s disease (2014). Also conducted research on: gastrointestinal bleeding, polyps, chronic constipation, pyogenic granuloma, probiotics, gastroesophageal reflux disease, celiac disease, videoendoscopic capsule, nutrition. Author of 123 publications (91 first author, 33 ISI), with 845 citations (h-index 9). Participant with papers/conferences at 122 national/international scientific meetings (68 invited speaker). Reviewer for more than 30 national/international scientific journals, international grants and meetings. Reviewer for Editorial Board member for 2 medical international journals.