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On the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health in Zagreb

Elsa Reiner ; Institut za medicinska istraživanja i medicinu rada, Zagreb, Hrvatska

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The Institute was founded by the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts (now the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts) on 27 December 1947 following the initiative of the then-president Andrija [tampar. Since 1948, the Institute’s names have changed on several occasions, as follows: Institute for Occupational Health, Institute of Industrial Hygiene, Institute for Medical Research, and finally, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health. The Institute is a research institution that was part of the University of Zagreb from 1974 to 1993. On foundation the Institute employed 34 people. This number increased gradually to reach a maximum of 275 in 1986-89. Now in 2008, the Institute employs 149 people. Since 1989, an average of 52 have had a Ph.D. degree.


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