Hana Vaňková, MD (CZ)

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Assist.Prof. Hana Vankova, MD
Long term care medicine specialist, Centre of Gerontology;
Researcher, Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long Term Care, Charles University
Assistant Professor; 3rd Medical Faculty; Charles University in Prague
contact: h.van@sez¬nam.cz

2010-present Researcher, Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long Term Care (CELLO- ILC-UK), 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
2005-present Research manager and physician, Centre of Gerontology Prague, cooperating centre of the 3rd Medical Faculty and Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague;
2002–2004 Physician, Internal and Geriatric department, Hospital of Kolín

2010 Long Term Care Medicine – Postgraduate Medical Qualification obtained
2010-present Postgraduate doctoral study of biomedicine, 3rd Medical faculty, Charles Univ.
2005 Postgraduate Medical Qualification in General Medicine obtained
1996–2002 MD, The 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague

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:
since 2005 Coordinator and Co-worker of Research projects IGA MZČR 8487–3, IGA MZČR 8488–3 focused on functional status andQoL, non-pharmacological therapies in prevention of dysability in older adults, and co-worker of project GAČR 309/05/0693
Since 2010 research project NT11325 Long-term care for seniors: quality of care in institutions, organisational culture, support of dignity of frail old patients; Since 2011 co-worker of research projects NT13705 and NT13543 funded by the Ministry of Health CR.

Author and co-author of six articles with IF focused on gerontology, more than 30 other articles. Author of several chapters in books, two chapters focused on pain in dementia
Areas of expertise:
Long Term Care Medicine; Pain in People with Dementia
Evidence-based non-pharmacological interventions
Geriatrics; Functional Geriatric Assessment;

since 2000 Czech Alzheimer Society 2005 Czech Society Of Gerontology And Geriatrics
since 2005 International Association Of Gerontology And Geriatrics
since 2012 INTERDEM network member