DMD, MSc, PhD
Nives Protrka, DMD, MSc, PhD had attended both elementary and secondary school in Zagreb (she had graduated from the Zagreb Health School, Croatia). During her school years she had participated in various different national high school competitions, in which she had been regularly awarded first prizes for her accomplishments (from 1994 to 1998). Alongside with her regular education she also attended a music school (both on elementary and high school level) and she actively participated in different national and international music competitions, in which she had been regularly awarded first prizes for her accomplishments. In 2004, she graduated from the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb and during her studies she gained the State Scholarship. She passed her licensing exam in 2005 and in 2008 she had independently established her private dental medicine practice. She attained a Master’s degree in 2010 after attending the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb and in 2011 she enrolled in the Ph.D. Study programme in order to be awarded a doctoral degree and the academic title of the Doctor of Philosophy. She continues to upgrade her education via attending numerous different local and international conferences as well as short-term dental training courses held both in Croatia and abroad. Nives Protrka, D.M.D., M.Sc. actively participates in the “Experimental and Clinical Endodontics” project of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, register number: 065 – 0650444-0418.