Assist Prof Dr. Arijana Cenov | health ecology, ecotoxicology, water microbiology | Excellence in research

Teaching Institute of Public health Of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Dr. Marko Petrović commenced his academic journey with a Master of Environmental Public Health in 1998 from the esteemed Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka. His early academic pursuits provided him with a solid foundation in understanding the intricacies of environmental health and its impact on public well-being.

Professional Endeavors:

Since joining the Teaching Institute of Public Health, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Rijeka, Croatia, in 2001, Dr. Petrović has been actively involved in research and education. His tenure at the institute, particularly in the Department of Environmental Protection and Health Ecology, has been marked by his dedication to advancing knowledge in the field, with a specific focus on water microbiology.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Dr. Petrović's contributions to academia are profound, with 21 scientific articles and a co-authored chapter in the book "Climate Change Health Hazards" (Springer, 2023) to his credit. His research endeavors primarily revolve around monitoring environmental conditions and assessing their impact on human health, emphasizing the importance of understanding biological communities in ecosystems.

Accolades and Recognition:

In 2020, Dr. Petrović's expertise was acknowledged with his appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Ecology at the Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka. This recognition underscores his significant contributions to the field and his prowess as an educator and researcher.

Impact and Influence:

Dr. Petrović's work has left a lasting impact on both academia and public health practice. Through his publications, mentorship of students, and active participation in seminars and conferences, he has influenced the discourse surrounding environmental health and promoted evidence-based interventions to safeguard public well-being.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

Dr. Petrović's legacy lies in his commitment to advancing environmental public health research and education. As he continues his journey, he aims to further expand his research portfolio, mentor the next generation of scholars, and contribute meaningfully to addressing emerging challenges in environmental health. His dedication and expertise position him as a key figure in shaping the future of the field.


A total of 205 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         205
  • h-index            10
  • i10-index         10

Notable Publications 

Arsenic (As), copper (Cu), zinc (Zn) and selenium (Se) in northwest Croatian seafood: A health risks assessment

L Traven, S Marinac-Pupavac, P Žurga, Ž Linšak, SP Žeželj, M Glad, ...Toxicology Reports

Surveillance of Legionella pneumophila: Detection in Public Swimming Pool Environment

D Vukić Lušić, V Piškur, A Cenov, D Tomić Linšak, D Broznić, M Glad, ...Microorganisms
S Jozić, V Baljak, A Cenov, D Lušić, D Galić, M Glad, D Maestro, ...Water
N Topić, A Cenov, S Jozić, M Glad, D Mance, D Lušić, D Kapetanović, ...International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DT Linsak, D Kese, D Broznic, DV Lusic, A Cenov, M Moric, I Gobin, ...Journal of Water and Health
Arijana Cenov | health ecology, ecotoxicology, water microbiology | Excellence in research

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