Professor Associate Dr. Dana Lucia Stănculeanu is the President of the Romanian National Society of Medical Oncology (SNOMR) since 2018. After starting her academic career in 1994, as Assistant in Oncology at “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, with work and perseverance, she became Prof. Assoc. in 2017. Since 2009, Dr. Dana Stănculeanu is the Head of Medical Oncology I Department at the Institute of Oncology “Prof. Dr. Al. Trestioreanu”, Bucharest.
She also gained awards and several professional titles (specialist doctor in radiotherapy, experience in cancer epidemiology and masteral studies in management of medical services), proving her thrill of discovery and desire to gather knowledge. She participated to a great variety of courses/workshops, was invited as a speaker for many congresses/conferences and organized several national oncology scientific manifestations.
Research is an important part of the academic career of a doctor and Dr. Stănculeanu has never ignored its value. She managed to integrate Romania in projects and programmes at an international level, participating as principal investigator in many research projects and clinical studies. With more than 300 communicated papers and 80 published articles, her research is appreciated and cited by many other researchers and her opinion required in peer-review committees. As author of 18 medical books/chapters, it is clear that she values her mission of proving information for other colleagues and medical students. One important aspect of her work is represented by the coordination of PhD students, as she guides them on the path of research and gives them the oppprtunity to realize relevant theses.