Slavica Đukić Dejanović
|Slavica Đukić Dejanović|
|Minister without Portfolio|
Assumed office |
11 August 2016
Ivica Dačić (Acting)
|Preceded by||Velimir Ilić|
|Minister of Health|
27 July 2012 – 27 April 2014
|Prime Minister||Ivica Dačić|
|Preceded by||Zoran Stanković|
|Succeeded by||Zlatibor Lončar|
|President of Serbia|
5 April 2012 – 31 May 2012
|Prime Minister||Mirko Cvetković|
|Preceded by||Boris Tadić|
|Succeeded by||Tomislav Nikolić|
|12th President of the National Assembly|
25 June 2008 – 31 May 2012
|Prime Minister||Mirko Cvetković|
|Preceded by||Oliver Dulić|
|Succeeded by||Nebojša Stefanović|
|Minister of Family Care|
24 October 2000 – 25 January 2001
|Prime Minister||Milomir Minić|
|Preceded by||Miroslav Nedeljković|
|Succeeded by||Dragan Milovanović (Labour and Employment)|
4 July 1951|
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||University of Belgrade|
Slavica Đukić Dejanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Славица Ђукић Дејановић, pronounced [slâʋitsa dʑûkitɕ dɛjǎːnɔʋitɕ], born 4 July 1951) is a Serbian politician, current Minister without portfolio in the Government of Serbia, and former Minister of Health in the Government of Serbia, acting Head of State of Serbia and President of the National Assembly of Serbia, and a long-time member of the Socialist Party of Serbia.
Dejanović is the second woman at the head of the National Assembly of Serbia, after Nataša Mićić, who was President of Parliament 2001-2004, and the first one in the independent Serbia. In that role she was also the Acting President of Serbia following the resignation of Boris Tadić in 2012 and was the first woman to hold the post of Head of State of Serbia since independence in 2006.
Dejanović was born on 4 July 1951 in Rača near Kragujevac, where she finished her elementary and secondary school. She graduated at the University of Belgrade School of Medicine, where she received her M.A. in 1983. and Ph.D. in 1986.
Dejanović has worked at the University of Kragujevac Medical School since 1982, where she was first assistant, then docent and then as of 1992 she was an assistant professor. In 1996 Dejanović became a full professor. She also served as the Director of Clinical-Hospital Center in Kragujevac from 1995 to 2001. when she was removed from management functions but she remained to work as a doctor. Dejanović is the director of the Clinic for Psychiatry in Kragujevac and vice dean of Medical School and the vice president of the Association of Psychiatrists of Serbia. She was the president of the Commission for Drugs and a member of the Governing Board of Medical research within Section of science and technology.
Parallel with her doctor's career, Dejanović was building a political career as well. She became a member of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia when she was 18 years old. Dejanović was the chairman of Standing Action Conference of the League and a member of the Municipal Committee of the League for Kragujevac. Dejanović has been the member of the Socialist Party of Serbia since 12 September 1990. She was a member of the Main Board, the Executive Committee of the SPS and the chairwoman of Kragujevac Regional Committee of the SPS. She was elected for the vice-president of SPS for the first time in 1996 and remained in that position until April 1997. She was elected for the same function again on 12 May 2002 and reelected on 4 December 2006. In two terms she served as the MP in the National Assembly of Serbia and two terms as a Federal Deputy. In the interim Serbian government between October 2000 and January 2001 she was the minister for the care of the family.
Following the decision of President Boris Tadić to resign and seek re-election in Serbian presidential elections on 6 May 2012, Slavica Đukić Dejanović became Acting President of Serbia on 5 April 2012.
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