Czech Clinical Research Institute (CCRI)
The Gladstone Foundation Laboratories for Cardiovascular Disease, San Francisco from 1989-1990. He was named a Professor of Internal Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague in 2006 and is currently the Head of the Center of Preventive Cardiology, Vice-Director of Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He holds the position of the President of the Czech Society of Internal Medicine and is a Founder and Honorary President of the Czech Society for Atherosclerosis. He is a Secretary of the International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS) and a Member of Administrative Council of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM). His main scientific interests are internal medicine, preventive cardiology, clinical lipidology and metabolism. He is the first author of 9 monographs and has over 200 scientific publications.