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Roman Prymula

Minister of Health

Education and achieved degrees

  • 2007 Professor of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology – University of Defence, Brno
  • 2003 Stage 1 Attestation – Microbiology
  • 1999 PhD - Epidemiology Military Medical Academy
  • 1998 Specialisation – Public Healthcare – School of Public Healthcare, Institute for Postgraduate Education Prague    
  • 1996 Associate Professor of Epidemiology – Military Medical Academy
  • 1995 Further specialisation – Epidemiology
  • 1994-1994 Certificate in Hospital Management International – University of Birmingham (UK)
  • 1994 Candidate of Sciences – CSc – Epidemiology
  • 1991 Stage 1 Attestation – Hygiene and Epidemiology  
  • 1982–1988 Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové and Military Medical Research and Education Institute – General Medicine - MUDr
  • 1978–1982 Gymnázium Pardubice Secondary School – focus on Mathematics/Physics
  • 1970–1978 Pardubice Svítkov Primary School

Experience

  • 1 March 2017–1 June 2020 Deputy Minister for Healthcare, Ministry of Health
  • 2016–2017 Consultant to Minister, Ministry of Health
  • 2013– Professor, Charles University Prague, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
  • 2009–2016 Director, Teaching Hospital, Hradec Králové
  • 2006–2009 Head of Epidemiology Department, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, University of Defence, Hradec Králové
  • 2004–2009 Dean, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, University of Defence, Hradec Králové
  • 2002–2004 Chancellor, Military Medical Academy, Hradec Králové
  • 1998–2003 Head of Department of Management and Military Pharmacy, Military Medical Academy, Hradec Králové
  • 1997–2002 Vice-Chancellor, Military Medical Academy, Hradec Králové
  • 1995–1997 Head of Epidemiological Group, Department of Epidemiology, Military Medical Academy, Hradec Králové
  • 1990–1995 Assistant, Department of Epidemiology, Military Medical Academy, Hradec Králové
  • 1988–1990 Doctor in specialised training, Military Hospital Plzeň and Teaching Hospital Hradec Králové

Membership in Czech professional associations and agencies

  • Society of Infectious Diseases (SID), Czech Medical Association of J. E. Purkyně
  • Czech Vaccination Society, Czech Medical Association of J. E. Purkyně - Chairman
  • Czech Society for Epidemiology and Microbiology, Czech Medical Association of J. E. Purkyně
  • Czech Health Research Council - Chairman of Panel 9

Membership in Czech advisory councils, commissions and supervisory bodies

  • Inter-ministerial Commission for Roma Community Affairs
  • Government Council for Older Persons and Population Ageing
  • Government Council for Drug Policy Coordination - Alternate Member
  • Educational Board of Doctors
  • Educational Board of Pharmacists
  • Educational Board of Dentists
  • Ministry of Health Workgroup for Reform of Primary Care - Chairman
  • Ministry of Health Workgroup for Reform of Rehabilitation Care - Chairman
  • Commission for Air Rescue Service - Chairman
  • Commission for Reform of Pharmacy - Chairman
  • Inter-ministerial Commission for Control of Tobacco and Drug Addiction (KOTA) - Chairman
  • Commission for Urgent Care and Medical Emergency Services - Chairman
  • Commission for Palliative Care
  • Commission for Long-term Care
  • Management Committee for Psychiatric Reform
  • Commission for Health and Social Boundaries
  • Supervisory Board of Vojenská zdravotní pojišťovna
  • Supervisory Board of Zdravotní pojišťovna Ministerstva vnitra

Membership in international professional associations, advisory councils and commissions

  • International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID)
  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
  • ESCMID EVASCG - Secretary
  • Birmingham Alumni Organisation
  • European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)
  • Central European Vaccination Advisory Group (CEVAG) - elected Chairman (- 2019)
  • European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) - Member of Board of Directors
  • European Technical Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (ETAGE WHO) - Member
  • Management Board ECDC Stockholm (-2016)

Membership in Czech and foreign editorial boards

  • Scan
  • Medicína Hlavy a krku
  • Vojenské zdravotnické listy
  • Vakcinologie (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Vaccine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Acta Medica
  • Acta medicinae
  • Journal of Applied Biomedicine

Journal reviewer

  • The Lancet
  • Vaccine
  • International Journal of Infectious Diseases
  • International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
  • Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
  • Expert Review of Vaccines
  • BMJ
  • Adis

Scientific councils

  • Faculty of Military Health Sciences, University of Defence, Hradec Králové
  • First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague
  • Ministry of Health
  • National Institute of Public Health
  • Czech Health Research Council

Knowledge, skills, security clearances

  • MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), basics of Dbase programming, PC fand, EPI info
  • Driver’s license, Category B
  • Language skills: Russian: advanced, German: intermediate, English: Stanag exam level 3333, French: basic
  • Security clearance: 1999-2016 Secret level, now Restricted
  • Retired Colonel
  • License for performance of function of Medical Director and Chief of Medicine in the field of Epidemiology

Contact

ministr@mzcr.cz

https://twitter.com/profesorPrymula

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