Assoc. Prof. BLAJ Stefan, PhD, MD, Brigadier general (retired)


Senior Specialist in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Rheumatology

Graduate of “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, General Medicine – 1975

  • Doctor of Medicine – 1999
  • Founding member of the Romanian Society for Internal Medicine and the Romanian Society for Osteoporosis
  • Secretary-General of SRMI 1997-2004
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Internal Medicine and of the Romanian Journal of Osteoporosis
  • Secretary-General of the Balkan Military Medical Committee 1997 – 2003
  • Chairman of BMMC 2003-2004
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Balkan Military Medical Review 1997 – 2004
  • Organization of 10 congresses, out of which 2 were international congresses
  • Board member of the Romanian Society for Internal Medicine and the Romanian Society for Rheumatology
  • Published books:

Cirrhoses (2000)

Metabolic Syndrome X – An Issue for Internal Medicine

  • Over 200 articles dealing with most specialties pertaining to Internal Medicine, published in prestigious national and international journals
  • Over 100 conferences during national and international symposiums and congresses
  • Research:
  • Fundamental – Study of the Liver in Major Collagen Diseases
  • Principal Investigator in over 15 international clinical studies for the following specialties: cardiology, gastroenterology, rheumatology etc.
  • Grant Manger: INOVART (2006 – 2009): Innovative method for early diagnosis of arthrotic changes in diarthroidal joints using vibro-acoustic and thermal spectra