Hana Vaňková, MD (CZ)

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Research Manager and physician; Centre of Gerontology, Prague, Assistant Professor; 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague

Business address:
Centre of Gerontology
Simunkova 1600
18200 Prague 8
Czech Republic
E-mail: h.van (at) sez­nam.cz

Education and positions:
2010-present Researcher, Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long Term Care (CELLO), Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague
2010-present Assistant Professor, 2nd Internal Clinics, The 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague, subject(s): geriatrics for medical students
2010 Postgraduate Medical Qualification for Long Term Care Medicine, 2005 for General Medicine
2010-present Postgraduate doctoral study of biomedicine, The 3rd Medical faculty, Charles University
2007-present Lecturer, Institute of postgradual health studies (IPVZ), Prague
2005-present Research manager and physician, Centre of Gerontology Prague, cooperating centre of Faculty of Humanities and 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague;
2002–2004 Physician, Internal and Geriatric department, Hospital of Kolín
1996–2002 MD, The 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University

2009 Jaroslav Přehnal Award of the Czech society of Geriatrics and Gerontology for the best publication of young scientist in the field of gerontology

Research projects:
2010-present Member of the CELLO and co-worker of research project NT11325 Long-term care for seniors: quality of care in institutions, organisational culture, support of dignity of frail old patients; funded by Ministry of Health CR
since 2005 Coordinator and Co-worker of Research projects IGA MZČR 8487–3, IGA MZČR 8488–3 focused on improvement of functional status and quality of lives of seniors, non-pharmacological therapies in prevention of dysability in older adults, and project GAČR 309/05/0693 focused on early detection of cognitive impairment

Areas of expertise:
Quality of Long Term Care; Long Term Care Medicine
Evidence-based non-pharmacological interventions
Geriatrics; Functional Geriatric Assessment; Pain in People with Dementia

since 2000 Czech Alzheimer Society
since 2005 Czech Society Of Gerontology And Geriatrics
since 2005 International Association Of Gerontology And Geriatrics