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1.     Family name:

2.     First names:

3.     Date of birth:

4.     Nationality:

5.     Civil status:

RusnakMartin

Martin

14th March 1951

Slovak

Married


  • 6. Education:
  • Institution

    (from - to)

    Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained

    Academia Poloniana, Czestochowa, Poland,
    since 2017
    Visiting Professor of Public Health
    Medical Faculty, University of Novi Sad, Serbia,
    since 12/2012
    Visiting Professor of Public Health
    University of Scranton, Scranton, USA,
    2nd 4 years period
    Associated Professor, Hlth Management
    Trnava University, Faculty of Health and Social Services
    1/2008 - continues
    Full Professor of Public Health
    Trnava University, Faculty of Health and Social Services
    5/1996 – 1/2006
    Docent
    Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
    5/1978 - 7/1981
    CSc. (Candidate of Sciences – equiv. to PhD)
    School of Medicine (University), Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
    9/1969 - 6/1975
    MUDr. (MD), General Medicine

    7. Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic)
    Language
    Reading
    Speaking
    Writing
    Slovak
    Mother Tongue
    English
    1
    1
    1
    Czech
    1
    1
    1
    Russian
    1
    1
    1
    Polish
    2
    2
    2
    German
    3
    2
    3
    Serbian/Croatian
    1
    2
    3

  • 8. Membership of professional bodies:

  • 9. Other skills: (e.g. Computer literacy, etc.): Strong computer skills mainly in using the Microsoft Office Suite, statistical and database programs, web site development skills

  • 10. Present position: Full Professor of Public Health, guaranteeing public health education, Faculty of Health Care and Social Work, Trnava University, Slovak Republic

  • 11. Years within the firm: since 2006

  • 12. Key qualifications:


  • 13. Projects:

  • Date from – date to

    Location

    Company

    Position

    Description

    28.5. - 28. 7. 2020 and

    10. 11. - 31. 12. 2020

    Home Office

    WHO EURO, dr Ardita Tahirukaj

    External Advisor

    Support the 15 WHE priority countries in maintaining the essential health services while responding to COVID -19.

    CONTRACTs NO: 202549682, WHO REFERENCE NO: 2020/1022155-0 and  CONTRACT NO: 202595190, WHO REFERENCE NO: 2020/1058871-0, WHO OFFICE: EU/WHE WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE)

    1.1.2019 – 31.12.2022

    Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam

    Trnava University, Faculty of Health Care and Social Work

    (prof. J. Slany, dean, jaroslav.slany@truni.sk )

    Principal researcher, Work Package 3 coordinator

    EU Horizon 2020 research project Scaling-Up NCD Interventions in South-East Asia (SUNI-SEA) is a research consortium project delivered through a collaboration of nine consortium members: University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands; University of Groningen, Netherlands; University of Passau, Germany; Trnava University, Slovak Republic; HelpAge International; Age International; Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam; Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Vietnam; and Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia. The project aims to strengthen the provision of diabetes and hypertension prevention and management services through evidence-based research in Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam, by better understanding effective scaling up strategies for existing NCD interventions. The project will look at both community-based activities and primary health care services as well as the synergies between these for health impact.

    1.11.2017 – 30.10.2020

    Tunisia

    Trnava University, Faculty of Health Care and Social Work

    (prof. J. Slany, dean, jaroslav.slany@truni.sk )

    Principal researcher

    CONFIDE - Strengthening public health research capacity to inform evidence based policies in Tunisia. The project aims to strengthen public health research capacities to inform evidence-based policies in Tunisia. In doing so the project responds to the regional and national priorities of the partner countries set out by the EU and meets their specific public health needs and priorities by developing and implementing the Center for Evidence into Health Policy (C4EHP), sustained by all project partners in the benefit of the three Tunisian Universities involved in the project: University of Tunis, University of Sfax and University of Sousse. The project is coordinated by theCluj School of Public Health at Babeș-Bolyai University (UBB), Romania in partnership with the Department of Public Health at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark and our university.

    10/2015 – 12/2016

    St Lucia

    CEU Consulting, GmbH, Austria

    Mr. Derek Barker, derek.barker@gmail.com

    Senior Consultant Clinical

    The EU funded consultancy for the Ministry of Health in St Lucia. Specific components to be developed by the consultant are: Clinical Guidelines development and implementation, develop process of licensing for health care facilities, develop M&E processes for Quality Improvement initiatives on national level.

    08-09/2015

    Jamaica

    CONSULGAL S.A., Jamaica Branch (reference: Mr. Mark Sadowski, mark.sadowski@ea134282.com)

    Consultant

    Training needs analysis for EU funded project Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PROMAC)

    A comprehensive approach to meet training objectives has been developed and is based on a three (3) stage process as follows: Training Needs Assessment, On-the-Job Training, Learning By Doing Formal Training Sessions. Standardized questionnaire developed by the Consultant was used and interpreted in conjunction with focused discussions with representatives of the MoH and Regional Health Authorities. By applying this methodology, the Consultant assessed training needs both quantitatively and qualitatively. Data were aggregated to inform the development of a Training Needs Assessment Report.

    9/2007 – cont.

    Slovakia

    Trnava University, Faculty of Health Care and Social Work

    (prof. J. Slany, dean, jaroslav.slany@truni.sk )

    Full professor, guaranteeing the track of public health

    Since 2007 docent, later professor of Public Health, guaranteeing an educational track of Public Health. Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Care and Social Work, Trnava University, Univerzitne nam. 1, 91843 Trnava, Slovak Republic, http://fzasp.truni.sk/. Teaching public health (health systems, health policies, health statistics) on undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. WHO and EU policies are the basis for explaining international and national health strategies; Research in burden of injuries, injuries management, health systems, quality of health care, evidence based public health; International consulting in public health reform (Bosnia and Herzegovina), member of the ASPHER board on PhD studies, visiting professor at the Medical School of Novi Sad, Serbia, associated professor at the University of Scranton, USA. Publication track consists of over 100 articles in national and international journals, 3 monographies, member of editorial boards, peer-reviewer for international journals. (The list available on a request).

    8/2013-01/2016

    Sweden

    European Center for Disease Control (ECDC)

    (Dr. Sergio Brusin, Surveillance Unit) Sergio.Brusin@ecdc.europa.eu

    Consultant

     

    Donor: EU-ECDC

    Team leader of the expert consultants to support the task of the ECDC Experts in the ECDC Work Programme – Defining EU surveillance system standards. The team collected information on surveillance standards from literature as well as grey literature sources, interviewed experts, analysed TESSy for gaps and suggested next steps in defining new standards. Assessing cost/benefits of MediSys News Aggregator in use for Epi Intelligence.

    10/2014-12/2016

    Spain

    International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies

    (Mr Jose Jaime de Domingo, jj.dedominbo@medipiet.eu)

    Consultant

    Within the project "Further development and consolidation of the Mediterranean Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (MediPIET)", lfS/2013/329-859, CBRN Project 36. Among the tasks provide expertise, guidance, tools, pedagogic materials for ToT, support preparation of teaching modules. Consultant in International Health Regulations and CBRN, teaching in courses for epidemiologists within the framework of field epidemiology.

    12/2011 – 11/2013

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    CEU Consulting, GmbH, Austria

    Mr. Derek Barker, derek.barker@gmail.com

    Team Leader, Key Expert 1

    Main managerial, intellectual and conceptual responsibility for project outputs. Represents the consortium and the Technical Assistance team at all fora (Project Steering Committee, beneficiary and stakeholder meetings / workshops / roundtable / conferences). Functions as the single contact point for the project in all interactions with the EUD and beneficiaries. As Public Health Reform specialist being responsible for International Health Regulations, Early Warning System for notifiable diseases and EUROHIS.

    2012 - 2013

    Slovak Republic

    Ecorys, Martin Wegele, Research Manager, 32 2 743 85 65,

    martin.wegele@be.ecorys.com

    Rapporteur

     Donor: EU HOME/2011/ISEC/PR/047-A2

    Within the Study on Corruption in the Healthcare Sector, 5 days. I was responsible for reporting on situation in Slovakia for the country fiche. The report comprised brief description of the organisation health system and organisations involved in combatting fraude & corruption; patterns of corruption; and activities for prevention and control of corruption. I did and summarized number of interviews with key stakeholders, desk research, data collection, reporting in country fiche. Study published http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-is-new/news/news/2013/20131219_01_en.htm

    08/2010 – 10/2010

    Sweden

    European Center for Disease Control (ECDC)

    (Dr. Sergio Brusin, Surveillance Unit) Sergio.Brusin@ecdc.europa.eu

    Consultant

     

    Donor: EU-ECDC

    Collect relevant international literature for the development of a tool to benchmark performances of CD surveillance systems and improve quality. Literature search and analysis, formulation of recommendations.

    Since 05/2010

    Kenya

    Teaching in Health Training College

    (Dr. Everlyn Musangi, Principal, everlynmusangi@yahoo.com )

    Project Support

    Donor: Ministry of Education, Slovakia

    Support health and health care development in the region of Kwale; and Teaching in Health Training College, Msambweni.

    Since 12/2010

    Slovakia

    SAIA, Project Leonardo

    (PhDr. Mária Paveleková, Transfer of innovations) maria.pavelekova@saaic.sk

    Team Leader

     

    Donor: EU Leonardo funding scheme

    Under the project Capacity building of Human Resource for Health, tasks included – responsible for developing educational curricula for university degree in tropical public health and social work in cooperation with the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam and the Horrizont 3000. As the project leader responsible for project planning, administration, international team of experts, local human resources, financial management and evaluation of project performance and outcomes.

    10/2009 – 10/2011

    South Sudan

    SlovakAid Project:

    Hospital and Nursing Education

    Ing. Jana Koreňová,

    Jana.Korenova@slovakaid.sk

    Team Leader

    Donor: Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Support for the hospital and nursing education in Mapuordit – supervision of the project activities, coordination among departments, supervising project management, budgeting, quality control. Implementing experiences in working in multicultural teams, and from overseas assignments in countries with development economies.

    09/2010 – 12/2012

    EU countries, project lead Bologna, Italy

    Elisa Cavalcaselle, International Relations, Cooperation and Projects Office, Bologna

    Elisa.Cavalcaselle@comune.bologna.it

    Component on Evaluation, Team leader of the Component

     

    Donor: EU Consumers and Health Agency

    Addiction Prevention within Roma and Sinti Communities, among the project responsibilities are managing the evaluation team composed of representatives from EU countries, supervising evaluation of the scientific quality, innovation and effectiveness, quality of the work, sustainability, transferability , and impact. Reporting. Building on experiences from working in multicultural teams.

    05/2009 – 05/2010

    Slovakia

    EU COST Program

    Prof. David Ingleby

    J.D.Ingleby@uu.nl

    Team Member

     

    Donor: EU program on cooperation in science

    Health and Social Care for Migrants and Ethnic Minorities in Europe. Share experiences from national program, developing a curriculum on multicultural health literacy, networking,new projects development. Implementing experiences in working in multicultural teams.

    03/2009 – 07/2010

    Serbia

    CEEN Consulting GMBh, Austria

     

    Mr. Derek Barker

    derek.barker@gmail.com

    Technical Advisor

     

    Donor: EU PHARE funding scheme

    Technical assistance to support the Reform of the Emergency Medical Service in Serbia, including evaluating the emergency medical services in Serbia compared to the situation in Slovakia; and consulting on health policies and evidence based approaches. The principal beneficiary was Serbian Ministry of Health. Among other responsibilities I was involved in drafting Technical Advice documents for EMS health policy development, planning of ambulances allocation within the framework of Serbian health system reform.

    04/2009 – 03/2010

    Albania

    World Bank

     

    CEEN Consulting GMBh, Austria

    Mr. Derek Barker

    derek.barker@gmail.com

    Team Leader

     

    Donor: The World Bank

    Technical Assistance for Licensing and Accreditation under Public Health sector modernization project, including consultancy on accreditation processes and criteria. Managing of an international team of experts, liaising with the beneficiaries – Ministry of Health, Health Insurance Authority, Chamber of Physicians, School of Medicine. Overseeing development, planning and implementation of an accreditation system, legislation development in compliance with the EU requirements, information system design. Training trainers and future users, evaluation of effects, reporting. Supervising the development of the project’s web site, including the internet-based database to support the accreditation process. The project represented a significant component within the Albanian health policy development and health system reforms.

    03/2008

    Georgia

    American people, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the University of Scranton, US

    Consultant

     

    Donor: US AID

     “Strengthening Healthcare Management Education in Georgia Project”. Invited to teach in the area of research, scholarship and education development. Lecturing on health care reforms, evaluation of results, developing health policies and legislation. I talked on stewardship role of the MoH, discussed the concept, advocacy and planning required within the health care reform of Georgia.

    01/2008 – 03/2009

    Slovakia

    European Center for Disease Control (ECDC)

    Public Health Consultants, Amsterdam, NL. Dr.Jaap Koot

    jkoot@nigz.nl

    Consultant

     

    Donor: EU-ECDC

    Consulting in the area of evidence-based infection diseases management, infectious diseases policies on European level and socio-economic determinants. Developing EU strategies for increased safety, decreased inequalities and evidence-based approaches in line with the EU policies.

    11/2007 – 08/2008

     

    (4man months)

    Albania

    CEEN Consulting GMBh, Austria

     

    Mr. Derek Barker

    derek.barker@gmail.com

    Team Leader

     

    Donor: The World Bank

    The Clinical Practice Guidelines as a Component of Quality in Health System in Albania, under the Public Health sector modernization project. The primary beneficiary was the Albanian Ministry of Health. Tasks included Development and Implementation of Evidence Based Practice Guidelines for General Practice in Albania. Managing of an international team of experts, liaising with the beneficiaries – Ministry of Health, Health Insurance Authority, Chamber of Physicians, School of Medicine. Overseeing guidelines planning, development and implementation, training trainers and future users, evaluation of effects, reporting. The project directly corresponded with the overall health system planning and comprised a component within the reforms in Albania.

    01/2006 – 12/2007

    Croatia

    Public Health Consultants, Amsterdam, NL. Dr.Jaap Koot

    jkoot@nigz.nl

    Consultant

     

    Donor: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     

    Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance in Human Medicine, through the EVD agency MPAP programme. Technical assistance for developing evidence-based guidelines and protocols and data processing, and evaluation of existing guidelines using the AGREE instrument. The project contributed to developing patient safety policy within the health policy development and Croatian health system reform. Developing the project’s web site.

    06/2006 – 12/2007

     

    (5,5 man months)

    Bulgaria

    CEEN Consulting GMBh, Austria

     

    Mr. Derek Barker

    derek.barker@gmail.com

    Team Leader

     

    Donor: EU PHARE

     

    Educational and Medical Integration of Vulnerable Minority Groups with the Special Focus on Roma – Component 3: Health. The assignment comprises evaluation of previous PHARE project activities in the field. Overall project management, coordination of local and international project experts from different cultural backgrounds (Bulgarians, Roma, Turks), liaising with the beneficiaries – Office for minorities of the Bulgarian government, Ministry of Health, EU Delegation in Bulgaria. Training the trainers, overseeing the quality of services, budgeting, reporting. Developing the project’s web site. The project was directly reporting to the vice-premier and the minister of health and as such it was a component within the health policy and health system reforms. Because of the innovativeness the project addressed health planning activities, mostly on the level of health resources allocation.

    01/2006 – 06/2006

     

    (1,5 man months)

    Romania

    Netherlands Institute of Care and Welfare

     

    Dr. Pim de Graaf

    graaf@healthmatch.nl

    Senior Consultant

     

    Donor: EU PHARE

     

    Project “Assessment of the health status of Roma and the related health care needs” PHARE Twinning Light Project. Technical assistance in Epidemiology and Health Systems with specific component of an evaluation of previous activities’ results. Final result was a technical advice on health policy development sustaining improved access to health services for minorities in Bulgaria, along with required amendments in undergoing health reforms and a change of financial mechanisms.

    01/2004 – 12/2005

    Slovakia

    Public Health Consultants, Amsterdam, NL. Dr.Jaap Koot

    jkoot@nigz.nl

    Consultant

     

    Donor: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     

    Building Quality Development Programme in Slovakia, the principal beneficiary Ministry of Health, Slovak Republic – support for issues of standards of care and education. Developing Evidence Based Guidelines, training in guidelines development and evaluation using the AGREE instrument. Developing policies of quality improvement based on guidelines, drafting health legislation in compliance with the EU requirements for the Ministry of Health. Implementing guidelines in pilot hospitals. Evaluation of effects. Reporting. The project was a part of a comprehensive health policy development program. The health planning activities were based on estimated human capacities needed to initiate the program within the health reforms scope of activities.

    05/2005 – 06/2005

    Kenya-South Sudan

    Cordaid

    Mr. Wim Piels Wim.Piels@cordaid.nl

    Consultant

     

    Donor: Cordaid

    A Formulation Mission of a Diocese of Rumbek – Cordaid Health Programme in North And West Aweil County on health situation with special focus on refugees and IDPs.

    09/2005

    South Sudan

    Cordaid

    Mr. Wim Piels Wim.Piels@cordaid.nl

    Consultant

     

    Donor: Cordaid

    Health Rehabilitation Inventory and Identification North and West Aweil. Fact finding mission on health situation with special focus on refugees and IDPs followed by project proposal drafting.

    06/2004 – 07/2004

    Mexico

    Universitas Iberoamericana

    Prof. Daniel West

    westd1@UofS.edu

    Workshop

     

    Donor: US AID

    Delivering a workshop on community prevention of injuries and violence.

    11/2002 – 11/2005

    Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Croatia

    International Neurotrauma Research Organisation (INRO)

     

    Prof. Dr. Walter Mauritz

    walter.mauritz@auva.at

     

    Mrs. Alexandra Brazinova

    abrazinova@igeh.org

    Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator

     

    Donor: EU Frame Work Program

    Project “Copernicus 2 – BALKAN REINTEGRATION - EU 5th Framework Program - Reducing mortality and long-term disability of TBI victims through research into treatment procedures used in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia and Croatia”.

    The project’s beneficiaries were major hospitals and Clinical Centres in the countries after the war. Thus the project has had significant policy dimension, where the trauma policies were addressed, formulated and consensed. Providing advisory service and further discussions on health policy issues to the MoHs in the Balkan region. As trauma represented an important proportion of burden from mortality and disability, the policy became a component within the health reforms activities in respective countries.

    09/2003 – 10/2004

    Estonia

    Public Health Consultants, Amsterdam, NL. Dr.Jaap Koot

    jkoot@nigz.nl

    Consultant

     

    Donor: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Developing Terms of Reference for Strengthening of the Estonian capacity in the control of communicable diseases and harmonizing national policies and legislation with the EU requirements. The principal beneficiary was the Ministry of Health in Estonia. The TOR were subsequently used to launch a project in health system reform.

    01/2002 – 08/2003

    Slovakia

    Public Health Consultants, Amsterdam, NL. Dr.Jaap Koot

    jkoot@nigz.nl

    Consultant

     

    Donor: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Promotion of Patients’ Rights in Slovakia. As a member of international team, he was responsible for liaising with the Ministry of Health, Non Governmental Organizations and Universities in Slovakia. Participated on development teaching materials and asked to join the group working on European Charter of Patients’ Rights as an co-author. The document affects health policies in most of the countries of Europe these days.

    08/1997 – 10/2001

    Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

    International Neurotrauma Research Organisation (INRO)

     

    Prof. Dr. Walter Mauritz

    walter.mauritz@auva.at

     

    Mrs. Alexandra Brazinova

    abrazinova@igeh.org

    Consultant

    Donors: Austrian National Bank, Ala and Ralph Isham Foundation

    Project “Evidence Based Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury” - responsible for quality control, data collection and data processing. Evaluated and assessed the quality of reporting from member hospitals as well as for developing training events on Evidence Based TBI management at local and national levels. In close contact with the Ministries of Health attempts to develop national guidelines policies were executed.

    01/1999 – 12/2000

    Slovakia

    ENERGOINFO, Spain

    tundeszabo@tundeszabo.com

    Mrs. Martina Kollarova (director of PHARE Programme Unit)

    Consultant

     

    Donor: EU PHARE

    Finance and Primary Health Care project to assist the Ministry of Health in Slovakia in developing primary care focus health policies along with financial tools. Developing and implementing guidelines for pilot diseases and evaluating the results. In cooperation with health insurance companies developing new financial incentives in the field. Establishing the Healthcare Quality and Accreditation process, implementing WHO guidelines in the planning of human resources in healthcare and strengthening the role of Public Health. The project represented principal component within the health care reform in Slovak Republic. It comprised planning for resource allocation (human and financial), health policy amendments (legislative changes) as well as advocating for the changes.

    11/1999 – 10/2011

     

    Austria

    International Neurotrauma Research Organisation (INRO)

    Mrs. Alexandra Brazinova

    abrazinova@igeh.org

    Executive Director

    President of the Board of Directors

    International Neurotrauma Research Organization (INRO) (Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung von Hirntraumata – IGEH)

    In the position of the:

    Executive Director (11/1999 – 12/2006)

    President ot he Board of Directors (01/2007 – 10/2011)

    01/1996 – 12/1999

    USA

    Open Society Foundation

    Team Leader for Public Health

    Various projects in Central and Eastern Europe

    01/1997 – 12/2001

    USA

    Albert Schweitzer Institute for Humanities

     

    Volunteer Consultant

    As representative, working pro bono, I facilitated projects in Balkan (after the war) and in Moldova, providing contacts for people from the region and organise seminars, conferences, projects, which involve collaboration of local people with professionals from US and Western Europe.

    11/1997 – 06/1999

    USA

    The Aitken Neurosciences Centre

    Mr. Peter Quinn, Executive Director

    pcq10@aol.com

    Project Manager

     

    Donor: Open Society Foundation

    The Aitken Neurosciences Centre, New York, USA, Project Manager for 8 countries in Europe.

    Duties:

    Providing managerial and consulting service, institutional strengthening and capacity building on public health topics and dealing with related problems: Organizing international site visits for hospitals in Eastern/ Central Europe; writing monthly reports, assisting in hospital research; delivering training to hospital staff and assisting in setting up of educational programmes.

    Improving communication of ANC: writing newsletter for hospitals; assisting in improvement of IT technologies and Internet services of the hospitals; PR activities of ANC and communication with media in Eastern/ Central Europe, etc.

    09/1997 – 04/1999

     

    (5,5 man months)

    Slovakia

    USA

    USAID

    Camp Dresser & Mc Kee International (CDM)

     

    Tel: 703 247 8730

    Country Coordinator

    Environmental Health Project (based on the US AID Grant), Washington, USA, Country Coordinator for Slovakia.

     

    Providing services connected to the Environmental Health Curriculum Development for CDM in Slovakia/ International.

    06/1995 – 11/1995

     

    (5 man months)

    USA

    Healthcare Enterprise Incorporation (HEI)

     

    No contact person anymore

    Director and Technical Advisor

    Healthcare Enterprise Incorporation, Washington, USA, Resident Health Markets Project Office Director and Technical Advisor.

     

    Implementation of the Trnava Hospital Demonstration Project and management of the HEI’s USAID funded and related activities in Slovakia.

    02/1997 – present

     

    Slovakia

    Trnava University

     

    Prof. Dr. Vladimir Krcmery, Former Dean

    krcmery@vssvalzbety.sk

     

    Prof. Marek Smid, Elected President, marek.smid@truni.sk

    Teacher, Chair and Full Professor,

     

    Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Care

    ·  02/1997 – 09/2006: Trnava University, School of Public Health, Associated Professor (part time), teaching public health policy development and biostatistics, curriculum development.

    ·  10/2006 – 02/2012: Chair and Full Professor of Public Health, Trnava University, School of Public Health, teaching public health policy development and biostatistics, curriculum development.

    ·  Since 2010: Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Care - responsible for managing the educational and research activities of the Faculty, mostly managerial and scientific supervision, budgeting, coordination of departments, human resources, project management, evaluation. Here I make use of strong management skills and management experience, strong analytical and reporting skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    01/1994 – 12/1997

    Slovakia

    USAID

    No contact person anymore

    Consultant

     

    Donor: US AID

    US AID sponsored projects for Slovak Republic, with participation from Poland, Romania. In a capacity of associated consultant I dealt mostly with projects of public health and hospital development. One project was on developing quality of care approaches in the hospital of Trnava, as well as developing the School of Public Health in Trnava. Responsible for liaising with the USAID and various Slovak institutions participating at the project.

    1993 – 1995

    Slovakia

    National Center for Health Promotion

    The Institution was closed.

    Director

    Responsible for overall management of the organization, for cooperating with the Ministry of Health, for human resources, for budgeting and reporting to the Ministry. In cooperation with the Slovak government participated on developing and implementing public health policies within the National Program for Health Promotion.

    06/1993 – 1995

    Slovakia

    National Center for Health Promotion

     

    Secretary of the Committee to support population health of the Government of Slovak Republic

    Secretary, Governmental Council for Health Promotion, Government of Slovak Republic, Slovakia. Planning health services, preventive and curative, amending legislation, programming and evaluation of activities for the sectors of health and social issues. The position required coordinating activities within the design of new health care reform, planning of services and monitoring the use. New legislative documents were developed, advocated for and eventually endorsed in the MoH and the parliament.

    10/1992 – 12/1992

    Switzerland

    WHO

     

    Dr. H. R. Hapsara

    Health Policy and IT Expert

    Preparation of a document entitled “A review of Current Computer Modelling in Health”.

    Detailed description of the following: Disease Models, Clinical Models, Morbidity and Mortality Models, Demographic Models, Risk Models, Resource Projection and Allocation Models, Over-all Health Policy Models.

    1991 - 1993

    Slovakia

    Research Institute of Medical Informatics

    The Institution was closed.

    Acting Director

    Acting Director, Research Institute of Medical Informatics. Mostly research coordination, project development, planning and supervising.

    1990 -1991

    Slovakia

    Medical Bionics Research Institute

    The Institution was closed.

    Deputy Director

    Deputy Director for R&D, Medical Bionics Research Institute. Mostly research coordination, project development, planning and supervising.

    1988 -1991

    Slovakia

    Institute for Postgraduate Studies of Nurses

    The Institution was closed.

    Head of Department

    Head of the Department of Medical Informatics, Institute for Postgraduate Studies of Nurses. Teaching medical and health informatics to student nurses.

    1981 - 1990

    Slovakia

    Institute for Medical Postgraduate Studies

    The Institution was closed.

    Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medical Informatics, School of Public Health, Inst. for Medical Postgraduate Studies.

    1980 -1994

    Switzer-land, Denmark

    Consultant

    No people whom I worked with are there

    WHO

    Technical support for projects on non-communicable diseases. Developing guidelines for evidence based policies in the countries of WHO.

    1982 - 1985

    Switzer-land, Denmark

    WHO

    Consultant

    Data maintenance and statistics, advisor to the project 77909 “Blood Pressure changes and oral contraceptives”

    08/1980 – 12/1996

    Slovakia

    Centre of Medical Informatics

    The Institution was closed.

    Chairman

    Centre of Medical Informatics, Medical Bionics Research Institute. Mostly research coordination, project development, planning and supervising.

    08/1975 – 08/1980

    Slovakia

    Komensky University

    The head of the Department died

    Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Komensky University. Clinical work.

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