Prof. Eva Topinková, MD, PhD (CZ)

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Professor of Internal Medicine/Geriatrics and Public Health, Board certified specialist in internal and geriatric medicine. Since 2001 Head of the Department of Geriatrics, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and General Faculty Hospital. Since 1998 Chair of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Institute of Postgraduate Education in Health Care. This site serves as research and teaching centre in undergraduate and post-graduate specialist training in geriatric medicine, geriatric nursing, elderly care and gerontology. Prof. Topinkova was a national leader of numerous European EC funded international research projects: ADHOC (FP6), CLESA (FP6), European Forum on Aging (FP5), NUTRI-SENEX(FP6), PREDICT (FP7), SHELTER (FP7), currently MID-Frail (FP7), MPI-AGE (FP7) and SPRINTT (IMI).
Prof. Topinkova is active in national and international organizations – former secretary general IAGG-ER, past president Clinical Section IAGG-ER and EUGMS Academic Board, Chair of Accreditation Committee for geriatrics MH CR, Chair PhD studies in Gerontology at Charles University, member of AGS, Scientific Secretary Czech Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics Czech Med. Association. Prof. Topinkova published over 300 scientific papers and presented over 400 lectures.