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

Positions:
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

Education:
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

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:
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.

Publications:
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;

Memberships:
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