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Davor Plavec, MD, MSc, PhD, is Professor of Occupational Health and Sports Medicine. Born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1962, Prof. Plavec graduated in 1987, and received his master's degree in 1991, and his doctorate in 1999 at the Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb. In 2004 he specialized in occupational medicine, and in 2009 he became the Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine in Osijek. In 2013 he specialized in sports medicine, and in 2019 became Full Professor within the Faculty of Medicine in Osijek. Prof. Plavec is Lecturer at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zagreb (study in English) and at the Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health in Osijek. Since 2005 he has been working at the Srebrnjak Children's Hospital as an Assistant Director for the quality of health care, and Head of the Research department where his field of work is improving the quality of health care, clinical research, sports medicine, allergy, pulmonology and cardiopulmonary function diagnostics. He is a member of a number of professional societies of the Croatian Medical Association in which he has held or is holding responsible positions for several terms, as well as the European Respiratory Society and the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology. During his scientific and professional work, he has published more than 300 publications, of which more than 110 articles are in peer-reviewed journals with more than 2000 citations.