Mojca Maticic, MD, PhD is Head of the Viral Hepatitis Unit at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Febrile Illnesses, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, and Head of the Outpatient STI Service at the same University Medical Centre. Besides, she is Professor in the field of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at the Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Ljubljana where she also received her speciality in Internal Medicine as well as Infectious Diseases. Prof. Maticic completed her MD thesis on HIV/aids and her PhD thesis on hepatitis C at the University of Ljubljana. She undertook her post doctoral training at the Middlesex Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital in London, UK.
Prof. Maticic is a member of the EASL, ESCMID, and used to be the Slovenian representative in the International Herpes Management Forum (IHMF). Her main focus are clinical aspects, teaching and research in various areas of viral infections, primarily viral hepatitis, herpesviruses, sexually transmitted infections and HIV/aids. She leads the multidisciplinary national expert group for the management of viral hepatitis (the National Viral Hepatitis Expert Group) in Slovenia and is an active member of the HIV/AIDS Committee at the Slovene Ministry of Health. She co-authored the National consensus guidelines for the management of Hepatitis B (2010) and Hepatitis C (1997, 2009) in Slovenia. She is also a co-author of the national guidelines for the management of hepatitis C in users from drug treatment programmes (2007) and co-organises annual interdisciplinary national conferences on viral hepatitis in drug addicts (since 2006). She has published over 200 papers in national and international journals and actively participates at the national and international scientific meetings.