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Work experience

2011 - Present

Acting Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine

2002 - Present

General practitioner

Ilze Skuja GP Practice

Education and training

1998 - 2001

Residency in Family Medicine

The University of Latvia

1992 - 1998

Medical Doctor's Diploma

Riga Stradins University

Achievements

Field of research


  • Cardiovascular disease risk factors and their detection and possible prevention;
  • Metabolic syndrome;
  • Prediabetes;
  • Arterial hypertension;
  • Uric acid;
  • Obesity;
  • Fatty liver.

Lectured study course

​​Chest pain in GP Practice

Memberships

Member of Latvian Family Physicians Association

Member of WONCA (World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians)​

Member of EGPRN (European General Practice Research Network)​

Publications

Research articles​​

Ectopic adipose tissue storage in the left and the right renal sinus is asymmetric and associated with serum kidney injury, molecule-1 and fibroblast growth factor-21 levels increase [Elektroniskais resurss] / G.Krievina, P.Tretjakovs, I.Skuja, V.Silina, G.Bahs ...[et al.] // EBioMedicine [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.13 (2016, Nov.), p.274-283. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 6.febr. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5264268/

Skuja, Ilze. Chemerin relationship with glucose and lipid metabolism in clinically asymptomatic patients [Elektroniskais resurss] / I.Skuja, I.Stukena, A.Lejnieks // Family Medicine & Medical Science Research [Elektronisks resurss]. - Vol.5, Issue 1, (2016), [p.1-6]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/chemerin-relationship-wi…

Urīnskābe kā informatīvs metabolisko pārmaiņu rādītājs aptaukošanās gadījumā / I.Skuja, I.Stuķēna, D.Vanaģele, A.Kalvelis, A.Lejnieks // Zinātniskie raksti : 2013.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 89.-96.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Aknu fibrozes bioķīmiskie testi asimptomātiskiem pacientiem ar nealkohola taukaino hepatozi / I.Skuja, E.Skuja, I.Stuķēna, A.Lejnieks // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 62.lpp.

Serum fibroblast growth factor-21 is associated with renal sinus fat increasment independently of total intraabdominal obesity [Elektroniskais resurss] / G.Krievina, P.Tretjakovs, I.Skuja, V.Silina, G.Bahs // Drug Metabolism and Personalized Therapy [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.31, No.4 (2016, Dec.), p.eA50. - 8th Santorini Conference on Systems Medicine, personalized health and therapy (Santorini, Greece, Oct.3-5, 2016) : Abstracts. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/dmdi.2016.31.issue-4/dmpt-…. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Skuja, Ilze. “Akūtās stundas” pacienti ģimenes ārsta praksē / I.Skuja, E.Skuja // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 52.lpp.

Abdominal fat distribution in clinically healthy persons in GP practice / I.Skuja, G.Krievina, I.Stukena, A.Lejnieks // 19th Nordic Congress of General Practice (Gothenburg, Sweden, June 16-18) : Programme and Abstracts. - Gothenburg, 2015. - P.130.

Blood pressure association with segmented abdominal fat / G.Krievina, I.Skuja, V.Silina, P.Tretjakovs // The Physiological Society Meeting "Physiology 2015" (Cardiff, UK, July 6-8, 2015) : Abstract Book. - Cardiff, 2015. - P.156P.

Overweight asymptomatic patients in GP practice-biochemical approach to understand illness / I.Skuja, G.Krievina, I.Stukena, A.Lejnieks // Turkish Journal of Family Practice. - Vol.19, Special Issue (2015, Oct.), p.S63. - 20th WONCA Europe Conference (Istanbul, Turkey, Oct.22-25, 2015) : [Abstracts].

Serum fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 21 associated with renal sinus fat increase independent of total intraabdominal obesity / G.Krievina, I.Skuja, V.Silina, P.Tretjakovs // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 170.lpp.

E-selektīna saistība ar aptaukošanos, smēķēšanu un fiziskām aktivitātēm / I.Skuja, I.Stuķēna, D.Vanaģele, A.Lejnieks // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 145.lpp.

NAFLD patients with and without obesity / I.Skuja, I.Stukena, G.Krievina, A.Lejnieks // Obesity Facts. - Vol.7, Suppl.1 (2014), P.101. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Associations between risk factors for atherosclerosis and ratio of intra-abdominal to total abdominal fat volume / G.Krievina, I.Skuja, I.Stukena, P.Tretjakovs // 6th Baltic Atherosclerosis Congress (Riga, Latvia, Oct.11-12, 2013) : Program and Abstracts. - Riga, 2013. - P.21.

Cardiovascular risk factors in patients with asymptomatic NAFL [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / I.Skuja, I.Stukena, G.Krievina, A.Lejnieks // 81st European Atherosclerosis Society Congress (EAS) (Lyon, France, June 2-5, 2013) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Lyon, 2013. - P.1597. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 9.apr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://w3.kenes-group.com/apps/eas2013/abstracts/Index.htm

Relationship between intraabdominal fat distribution, plasma biomarker levels and endothelial function in hypercholesterolemic subjects [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / P.Tretjakovs, G.Krievina, I.Skuja, A.Jurka, I.Stukena, G.Bahs ...[et al.] // 81st European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Congress (Lyon, France, June 2-5, 2013) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Lyon, 2013. - Abstr. No.1529. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 6.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://w3.kenes-group.com/apps/eas2013/abstracts/pdf/1529.p…

Seruma adhēzijas molekulu saistība ar zemādas un viscerālo taukaudu segmentāru lokalizāciju / G.Krieviņa, I.Skuja, V.Siliņa, P.Tretjakovs // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 160.lpp.

Association between HDL-c/LDL-c Ratio and MCP-1 [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / I.Stukena, A.Lejnieks, P.Tretjakovs, I.Skuja ...[et al.] // The World Congress of Clinical Lipidology (Budapest, Hungary, Dec.6-8, 2012) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - e-poster N 65, 6 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2013.g. 16.maijā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.clinical-lipidology.com/e-posters/pdf/65.pdf

Metabolic syndrome associated with higher CVD risk for women / I.Stukena, A.Kalvelis, G.Bahs, I.Skuja, A.Lejnieks // Circulation. - Vol.125, Issue 19 (2012), p.E906. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 as cardiovascular risk indicator in case of metabolic syndrome / I.Stukena, A.Kalvelis, I.Skuja, G.Bahs, A.Lejnieks // 80th European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Congress (Milan, Italy, May 25-28, 2012) : [Abstracts]. - Milan, 2012. - P.1354.

The effect of hypercholesterolemia and chemokines on microvascular dysfunction [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / I.Stukena, A.Lejnieks, P.Tretjakovs, I.Skuja ...[et al.] // The World Congress of Clinical Lipidology (Budapest, Hungary, Dec.6-8, 2012) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - e-poster N 38, 6 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2013.g. 16.maijā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.clinical-lipidology.com/e-posters/pdf/38.pdf

Triglycerides as marker of unfavourable lifestyle / A.Kalvelis, I.Stukena, I.Skuja, G.Bahs, A.Lejnieks // European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. - Vol.19, Suppl.1 (2012, May), p.S37. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Regional correction in waist circumference evaluation needed in Latvia / I.Stukena, A.Kalvelis, G.Bahs, I.Skuja, A.Lejnieks // Atherosclerosis Supplements. - Vol.12, N 1 (2011, June), p.168. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Sirds un asinsvadu slimību riska novērtējums personām ar metabolo sindromu (Vai SCORE sistēmai var ticēt?) / I.Stuķēna, G.Bahs, A.Kalvelis, A.Lejnieks, I.Skuja // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 130.lpp.

Colleagues

Aigars Pētersons
Rector, Academic Staff
Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher