Prof. Dr. Vilma Urbancic-Rovan

Specialist in internal medicine – diabetology

Department of Endocrinology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vilma Urbancic completed her training in Diabetology at University of Zagreb, Croatia and specialist training in internal medicine at University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia. Coordinator of Slovenian working group on the diabetic foot and moving spirit of national diabetic foot training courses for nurses since 1996. In 2006 she obtained her PhD degree and was elected as associate professor of internal medicine at Ljubljana University. Founding member of the DFSG and of the International Working Group on the Diabetic foot. She participated in all editions of the International Consensus on the Diabetic Foot. Joined the Step by Step project in 2009 and participated in preparation of Diabetic Foot Care Assistant programme and development of Train the Foot Trainer programme. Vice-president of D-Foot International. Loves teaching and is a strong believer in preventative programmes.