Born in Belgrade, where she graduated from the Faculty of Medicine. She spent her entire working life at the Institute for Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis, i.e. the Clinic for Pulmonology of the Clinical Center of Serbia (KCS).

Specialist in pneumophysiology, a subspecialist in pulmonology and oncology. Full professor of the Faculty of Medicine in Belgrade, retired (for the fields of Internal Medicine, Oncology and Palliative Medicine), and also the founder and first head of the Department of Palliative Medicine, MF BU.

As the director of the Institute for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis KCS (2001-2008), she is the founder of the Center for Interventional Pulmonology – interventional bronchoscopic methods, in 2005, the School of Bronchology, as well as the modern organization of the Day Hospital of the Institute with the establishment of the Unit for Palliative Interventions and Care with an outpatient clinic for cancer pain therapy in the same year.

Organizer and lecturer of numerous – more than sixty Congresses, Conferences, KME Courses in the field of thoracic oncology, tuberculosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, palliative medicine. Lecturer by invitation for many lectures (over 150) in the country and abroad, often chairing.

Regular lecturer of specialized courses of the European School of Oncology (ESO ESMO), chairing Thoracic Oncology sessions as ESMO ECMO Senior Faculty.

Participated in numerous different national and international projects, both research and educational, as well as in projects related to the improvement of the health system in Serbia, such as the establishment of a PET CT center in the Clinical Center of Serbia, and in 2004 she led the establishment of the Multidisciplinary Oncology Center KCS, which was not came to life due to the interests of certain influential groups. Significantly contributed as a special advisor to the Ministry of Health to the successful start and completion of the construction of the KC Nis, as well as the purchase of radiotherapy equipment for oncology institutions in Serbia in 2015.

Participant in several projects of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) with the aim of improving the quality of work in thoracic oncology: The European Initiative for Quality Management in Lung Cancer Care 2010-2013, ERS TF ‘Harmonized standards for centers of care and cancer registration in thoracic oncology in Europe ‘ 2014-2018, ERS TF “A systematic review and guideline on various aspects of quality in thoracic oncology care”.

Member of several international and domestic associations, and she is a member of the ERS College of Experts at the European Respiratory Association.

She is a member of ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology), and ESMO ECMO Senior Faculty for the Master Class in oncology.

Editorial Board Member in several foreign magazines. She is a reviewer for about twenty domestic and foreign magazines.

In addition to many published works (over 370), she is the author of more than 60 chapters in books and textbooks, and is one of the two main editors of the book “Tuberculosis-selected problems”.

Chief editor and author of most of the chapters of 4 books: Clinical aspects of tuberculosis in 2003, Palliative therapy of lung cancer in 2007, Respiratory non-communicable diseases in 2014, Clinical aspects of tuberculosis in 2020. Chief editor and author of two books on the topic of Covid: “Covid -19 – selected aspects” 2021, and “Time of Corona” 2021.

Mentor of over 20 Master’s theses, over 15 subspecialist theses, 17 doctorates.

One of the founders and coordinator of the NGO “Doctors Against Corruption” in 2010, an association that received an award from the European Healthcare & Fraud Corruption Network (EHFCN) in 2011 for exceptional achievements in the fight against corruption and fraud in Serbian healthcare. Dragoljub Stošić was awarded the Charter for Civil Courage in 2011.

One of the founders and member of the Expert Council of NEA (National Environmental Association).