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Work experience

1996 - Present

Acting Assistant Professor

Faculty of Rehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation

Lecturing to Students ​​

1996 - 2016

Head of the Study Programme

Faculty of Rehabilitation

Establishment of study program on Occupational Therapy.

Study program development.

Organization of study process.​

1998 - Present

Occupational therapist

Jurmala City Ltd. "The Health and Social Care Center – Sloka” Nursing home, Division for persons with mental health disorders

Clients with mental health disorders assessment, therapy treatment planning and its implementation.​​

2002 - 2005

Researcher

European Commission Research Directorate - General and Riga Stradins University

Research Project Enable - Age (promotion of autonomy, participation and well-being of the very elderly: the home environment as a prerequisite for healthy aging) QLKG – CT – 2001 – 00334, data collection and analysis.​​​

1998 - 2003

Local Consultant

World Bank and the Latvian Ministry of Welfare Reform Project, the Social Assistance Component, subcomponents B: Development of local government administration

Establishment of social rehabilitation department in Kandavas Social Care Center

Development of methodology for rehabilitation in the client's home and municipality

Selection and approbation of the indicators: the effectiveness of rehabilitation evaluation, selection and clients needs identification, training, service to the client's home, so called CBR – Community Base Rehabilitation.

1995 - 1998

Head of Occupational Therapy unit

National Rehabilitation Center "Vaivari"

Organize and manage Occupational Therapy unit.

Promotion of professional competence.

Promotion of clinical training for students and staff.​

1989 - 1995

lecturer

Riga 2nd Medical School

Student Training. ​​

1980 - 1989

Jūrmala Dubultu Out Patient Clinic

Medical Treatment. ​​

Education and training

2002 - 2004

Certificate of Achievement

Queen’s University (Canada) and Riga Stradiņš University

1999 - 2003

Doctoral programm studies

Rīga Stradiņš University

1995 - 1996

Qualification-Occupational Therapist

Medical Academy of Latvia, Association of Occupational Therapists of Sweden

1994 - 1995

Qualification-Educator

Riga’s Technical University

1974 - 1980

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

Riga’s Institute of Medicine, Faculty of Pediatrics

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

Example:

2013. Certificate No. 9359 on the acquisition of the module of integrated competences in paedagogy and biology for sports professionals, Latvian Academy of Sport Education, ESF programme "Human resources and employment", "Professional upgrading of teachers involved in professional education".

2014. Physical Education Teacher Certificate, Medical taping concept (kinesiology taping) and its application in sports. Fiziocentrs.

2010. Norway Grants, Seminar "Application of integrated methods in the study process".

2009. Europe for Citizens` Programme, Conference "Deutsch-Lettisches Partnerschaftsforum", Germany. Year and date. Title of courses, seminar, summer school etc. Organising institution. Venue (city, country). Type of certification: diploma, certificate etc. Academic hours, credit points or other similar units.

10.05.2016. – 20.05.2016. University didactics courses. Academic Information Centre, Riga, Latvia. Certificate. 10 academic hours.

Field of research

Example:

  • Cardiovascular disease risk factors and their detection and possible prevention;
  • Metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, diabetes;
  • Arterial hypertension;
  • Calcium metabolism, vitamin D, osteoporosis, bone, muscle and connective tissue pathology;
  • The role of viruses and their impact in internal medicine.

Objects of intellectual property

Example:

Facial cream for prevention and treatment of xerosis: LV 14788 B: patent / inventors: J.Janovska, J.Voicehovska, K.Puķīte. Date of application: 17.10.2013; date of publication: 20.06.2014. // Inventions, Trademarks and Industrial Designs. – No. 6 (2014), Page 770 – 771.

Fitesten: Trademark M 33287/ Owner: Rīga Stradiņš University, BF-ESSE // Inventions, Trademarks and Industrial Designs – No.4 (2016), Page 668.

Supervised study programme

Rīga Stradiņš University, Professional Bachelor, Full-time studies, Occupational Therapy

Rīga Stradiņš University, Professional Bachelor, Full-time studies, Occupational Therapy

Rīga Stradiņš University, Professional Bachelor, Full-time studies, Occupational Therapy

Rīga Stradiņš University, Professional Bachelor, Full-time studies, Occupational Therapy

Head of the study programme

Example:

Rīga Stradiņš University, academic Bachelor's study programme "International Marketing and Advertising"

Supervised study course

Creative Activities in Occupational Therapy

Group work for functional specialists

Psychiatry in Occupational Therapy

Somatic diseases

Head of study course

Example:

Research Work Methodology

Lectured study course

Clinical placement

Conceptual models of practice

Creative Activities in Occupational Therapy

General rehabilitation

Gerentology and geriatrics

Group work for functional specialists

Introduction to specialty

Methods of research I

Metogology assesment with Ergotherapy

Occupation and cultural environment

Planning and Management of Educational Programmes in Rehabilitation

Psychiatry in Occupational Therapy

Somatic diseases

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Example:

Supervised:

doctoral theses: 3

Master's theses: 2

qualification papers: 5

Reviewed:

doctoral theses: 4

Master's theses: 5

qualification papers: 6

Projects

Example:

Leading researcher: project "Development of a new dermocosmetic product for patients with metabolic syndrome for renewal of barrier function of the skin" (Agreement No. 2014/0024/2DP/2.1.1.1.0/14/APIA/VIAA/076).

Project manager; Project No.09.1112 "The mechanisms involving latent/ persistent viral infections in the etiopathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis".

Memberships

Example: * (optional)

Member of the Scholarship Board, Rīga Stradiņš University

Awards and recognitions

Example:* (optional)

2012. Certificate of Recognition of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia.

2014. J. Prīmanis Award for research excellence, preservation of the exhibits of the Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology and the exhibition development.


Publications

Research articles​​

Kalniņa, Ināra. Sākumam ir pārliecinošs turpinājums / I.Kalniņa // Rehabilitācija: RSU Rehabilitācijas fakultātes 20 gadi : 1994-2014 : [rakstu krājums] / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 69.-70.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Kaužēna, Anete. Ikdienas aktivitātes cilvēkiem ar garīgās attīstības aizturi, neatkarīgu dzīvi uzsākot / A.Kaužēna, I.Kalniņa // 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2010.g. 18.-19.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 341.lpp.

Tomsone, Signe. Bakalaura darbu analīze Ergoterapijas studiju programmā laika posmā no 2000. līdz 2010.gadam / S.Tomsone, I.Kalniņa, L.Cibule // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 470.lpp.

Ibragimova, Ilze. Ergoterapijas vajadzību novērtējums onkoloģiskiem pacientiem un medicīnas personālam paliatīvajā aprūpē / I.Ibragimova, I.Kalniņa, V.Sosārs // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 322.lpp.

Long term outcomes of intensive programme "A European perspective on social inclusion of persons with disabilities and elderly" in Baltic countries / L.Cibule, I.Kalnina, S.Tomsone, Z.Liepina, L.Saukuma ...[et al.] // 18th Annual Meeting of ENOTHE (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.18-20, 2012) : [Programme]. - Vilnius, 2012. - [Nav norādītas lpp.].

Celmiņa, Linda. Dzīves kvalitātes novērtējums sievietēm ar krūts dziedzera audzēju agrīnā ārstēšanās periodā / L.Celmiņa, I.Kalniņa // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 75.lpp.

Golubeva, Anna. Pašaprūpes aktivitāšu novērtējums pirmsskolas vecuma bērniem ar autiska spektra traucējumiem / A.Golubeva, I.Kalniņa // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 362.lpp.

Rubene, Agrita. Mājdzīvnieka suņa ietekme uz iedzīvotāju brīvā laika aktivitātēm / A.Rubene, I.Kalniņa // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 343.lpp.

Colleagues

Daiga Pulmane
Academic Staff
Ieva Rugina
Academic Staff
Liene Saukuma
Academic Staff
Marita Spuntele-Kondrjakova
Academic Staff, Study Specialist
Dace Stirāne
Academic Staff
Ilze Tāse
Academic Staff
Andra Vabale
Academic Staff
Inese Znotiņa
Vice-Dean, Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Kārlis Lācis
Academic Staff
Gundars Rusovs
Academic Staff
Lolita Cibule
Academic Staff
Māra Kuļša
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Evita Krasmane
Office Manager
Zanda Lauva
Visiting Lecturer, Office Manager
Inga Hāzenfus-Zariņa
Study Specialist