Slovak Republic – Slovak Section for Atherosclerosis of the Slovak Society of Clinical Biochemistry

Members: 42
Page Last Updated: 26/05/2021

Jozef Turay, MD, Zvolen
Angela Molčanyiová, MD, PhDr, Košice
Advisory Board
Darina Petrašová, RD, CSc, Košice
Hedviga Pivovarníková, MD, Prešov


Our Section has 53 members. Membership continues many years.
During 2015-2016 we participated actively in several International Congresses (Europrevent 2015, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation´s (EACPR) Annual Meeting, 14-16 May 2015/ Portugal, Lisbon, 7th International Symposium Atherosclerosis (ISA), 23-26 May 2015/ Amsterdam, Netherland, Pediatric Cardiology 2015, International Conference and Exhibition on Pediatric Cardiology, 25-26 August 2015/ Spain, Valencia, Annual Congress & Medicare Expo on Primary Healthcare, April 25-27, 2016 Dubai, UAE, Conferences in Czech Republic).
We cooperate with specialist from Czech Republic, and every year our members participated in the International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, which is arranged in Prague, capital city of Czech Republic.
Slovak Section for Atherosclerosis every year organizes the Symposium on Dyslipidemia; this conference event has attained great popularity.
The President of the Slovak Section for Atherosclerosis organized the Symposium on Preventive Cardiology and Obesity, Dyslipidemia during Annual Congress & Medicare Expo on Primary Healthcare in Dubai.
The journal of the Slovak Section for Atherosclerosis of the Slovak´s Society of Clinical Biochemistry-Atherosclerosis, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The Journal is edited four times per year. Journal is indexed in Copernicus, CibaMed Czech National library and Slovak National library. Articles are also publicized of authors from abroad.
Publication activities of our Member in National Journals and Journals in abroad is satisfied.

Assoc. Prof. Ingrid Schusterova, MD, PhD
President of the Slovak Section for Atherosclerosis
of the Slovak´s Society of Clinical Biochemistry

Assoc. Prof. Ingrid Schusterova is the Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children University Hospital, P J Š University in Košice, Slovakia. At the same time, she is the Head Physician in the Tertiary Center for Valvular and Congenital Heart Defects, Eastern Slovak Institute of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases. She took specialization exam from Adult and Pediatric Cardiology at National Institute of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. After Graduation, she took part in Fellowship Training at Ottawa Civic Hospital, and later on performed research work in the area of Cardiology at University of Ottawa in Canada. In the period from 11/1999 till 7/2004, she completed her training at Cardiologic Department, II. Internal Medicine Clinic, General Hospital, Vienna under supervision of Professor Dr Gerald Maurer. Later in 2005, she broadened her professional knowledge and skills at Cardiac Surgery Clinic, Kardiocentrum Universitätsklinik in Bad Oyenhausen, Germany. Her research interests focus on preventive cardiology, obesity, and disorders of lipid metabolism, atherosclerosis and their prevention in the paediatric age group.