Hana Vaňková, MD (CZ)

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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

Awards: 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

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