Dr. Markovic is experienced academician being elected professor/visiting/adjunct professor at six universities/medical schools: Universities in Belgrade and Skopje (Former Yugoslavia), Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA), Georgetown University, American University (Washington, DC), and University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).
Teaching was her vocation for 30 years, and she taught students from undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and postdoctoral level, including adult education. She taught basic medical sciences at medical schools, and science courses in colleges and universities in Washington Metro Area (Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Health, General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Human Body in Health and Disease, Clinical Chemistry, Biotechnology). She has long experience of reviewing the work of others, including student's projects, master and doctoral theses, scientific papers and books. Invited speaker for many national and international meetings.
During the last two decades, her research interest has been devoted to the improvement of the methodology for early cervical cancer detection and making it available to women around the world. She and Dr. Nenad Markovic developed a new biomarker-based, IT/mobile empowered, infrastructure independent MarkPap(r) platform technology. Supported by NIH, they conducted translational research from an idea to commercial MarkPap® line of products and proposed a new strategy for fighting this disease globally. Cervical cancer is completely preventable and curable disease IF detected on time by screening.
Dr. Markovic authored more than 200 scientific publications including books, chapters in books, invited review articles, scientific papers and patents. Author of the book "What every woman should know about cervical cancer", Springer 2008, 2010. The Second updated and extended edition was published in 2017 http://www.springer.com/biomed/cancer/book/978-1-4020-6936-9 www.amazon.com
Global Academy for Women's Health is a non-profit organization with a mission to advance science and education in women's health globally (www.markpap.com). In August 2018, together with BioSciCon, awarded with the healthcare and pharmaceutical award Best for Women's Health Promotion Maryland by Global Health and Pharma.