Alojz Ihan

Alojz Ihan
Born (1961-07-23)23 July 1961
Ljubljana, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia)
Occupation Doctor, microbiologist, immunologist, poet and writer
Notable works Srebrnik, Južno dekle, Državljanski eseji
Notable awards Prešeren Foundation Award
1987 for Srebrnik
Jenko Award
1996 for Južno dekle
Rožanc Award
2013 for Državljanski eseji

Alojz Ihan (born 23 July 1961) is a doctor, specialist in medical microbiology and immunology from Slovenia. Beside his medical profession he is also an acclaimed poet, writer, essayist and editor.[1]

Ihan was born in Ljubljana in 1961 and studied at the Medical Faculty at the University of Ljubljana. He works at the University's Institute for Microbiology and Immunology. He is also known for his poetry and regularly publishes essays and oppinons in Slovene newspapers and journals.[2] He received the Prešeren Foundation Award for his poetry collection Srebrnik (Silver Coin) in 1987[3] and in 1996 won the Jenko Award for his poetry collection Južno dekle (Southern Girl).[4]



Collection of Essays

Popular science

Scientific publications


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