Todor A. Popov, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine at the Medical University in Sofia, Chairman of the Bulgarian Ethics Committee for Multicenter Studies

Todor (Ted) A. Popov graduated medicine at the Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He acquired specialties in Internal Medicine and Clinical Allergology, defended a PhD thesis on airway responsiveness and cough in 1991. He spent 2 years as visiting professor at McMaster University in Canada. He is presently professor at the Clinic of Occupational Diseases at the Medical University in Sofia. His areas of interest include biostatistics, planning and design of research studies, among other specialized topics. He has a rich publishing history and is member of the editorial board Bulgarian and international medical journals. He is former president of the Union of the Bulgarian Medical Specialists, of the World Asthma Association ‘INTERASMA’, of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, international distinguished member of European and other societies. He has extensive experience in conducting clinical trials and is now chairing the national Ethics Committee for Multicenter Studies