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Work experience

2017 - Present

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Teaching environmental and occupational medicine for undergraduate and postgraduate students 

2019 - Present

SAM 8.2.3.0/18/A/011 Vertically-Integrated Projects (VIP) expert

Research Department

Teaching basics of scientific work for interdisciplinary team of undergraduate students

2013 - Present

Lead Researcher

Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Scientific work in the field of occupational health and ergonomics

2012 - Present

Occupational Physician, Pain Specialist

Limed Serviss Ltd. (Medserviss Plus Ltd.)

Medical practice, diagnostics and treatment of occupational diseases

2007 - 2017

Occupational Physician

Center of Occupational and Radiation Medicine of Paul Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital

Medicine, consulting, diagnostics and treatment of occupational diseases, work in the state commission of physicians for registration of occupational diseases

2003 - 2007

Resident in Occupational Medicine

Center of Occupational and Radiation Medicine of Paul Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital

Medicine, diagnostics and treatment of occupational diseases

Education and training

2009 - 2011

Dr. med.

Rīga Stradiņš University, Division of Doctoral Studies, Study Program Medicine

Doctoral thesis "The Aging Aspects of Humans Protractedly Exposed to Ionizing Radiation", specialty – occupational and environmental medicine (2013)

2009 - 2011

Pain Specialist

Rīga Stradiņš University, Division of Postgraduate Education, Certification course in pain medicine

2003 - 2007

Occupational Physician

Rīga Stradiņš University, Division of Postgraduate Education, Residentship in Occupational Medicine

1997 - 2003

Medical Doctor's Diploma

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine

1986 - 1997

Secondary education

88th Riga secondary school-lyceum

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

▪  The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA), Norway, Oslo, 08.10.2019.-10.10.2019., course “Techniques for assessment of activities and postures at the workplace”.

▪  European Association of Schools of Occupational Medicine (EASOM) in collaboration with Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia, Rīga, 29.08.2019.-31.08.2019., international course about occupational cancer for occupational physicians “XIX Summer School”

▪  German Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS), Germany, Munich, 16.04.2012.-27.04.2012., course „Interdisciplinary Radiation Research Focusing on Low Doses”

▪  The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA), Denmark, Charlottenlund, 26.09.2011.-30.09.2011., course „Biological Measures of Stress in Relation to Occupational Health”

▪  The Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima International Council for Health Care of the Radiation-exposed, Japan, Hiroshima, 06.10.2008.-07.11.2008., course in radiobiology and radiation health effects in A-bomb survivors, practice in laboratory of molecular epidemiology.

▪  The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health , in cooperation with The Northern University Hospital (Umea, Sweden) Sweden, Edsasdalen, 19.04.2004.-23.04.2004. "First International Course on  “Modern Statistical Methods in Exposure Assessment and its Implication for Research and Practice”"

Field of research

  • environmental health,
  • influence of working conditions on human health,
  • ionizing radiation,
  • ergonomics,
  • musculoskeletal disorders

Lectured study course

Student's scientific work

Basic Principles of Employment Protection

Basics of Employment Protection and Civil Protection

Environment, Occupational Health and Occupational Medicine

Environmental and Occupational Health

Environmental Health I

Environmental Medicine

Occupational Medicine and Diseases

Occupational Medicine, Occupational Health and Civil Defence

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

doctoral theses: 1

Master's theses: 4

bachelor theses: 6

medical students' scientific works: 30

Reviewed:

Master's theses: 3

bachelor theses: 5

medical students' scientific works: 12

Projects

  • Teacher: project "Harmonization of on Board Medical Treatment, Occupational Safety and Emergency Skills in Baltic Sea Shipping (OnBoard-Med)",  (Interreg, Nr.CB406), 2018-2019
  • Researcher: project "The development of up-to-date diagnostic and research methods for the risks caused by nanoparticles and ergonomic factors at workplaces" (ESF,  agreement No. 2013/0050/1DP/1.1.1.2.0/13/APIA/VIAA/025) 2013-2015

 

Memberships

  • Expert of The Latvian Council of Science (2014 till now)
  • Expert in the working group "Radon assessment and action plan"  in the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia (2015 till now)
  • Expert in the working group for improvement of legislation in radiation safety (Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia; 2011-2013)

Publications

Research articles​​

Reste, Jeļena. Arodslimības 21.gadsimtā : sastopamas arvien biežāk / J.Reste // Doctus. - Nr.6 (2019), 16.-22.lpp.

Analysis of occupational morbidity as a significant occupational health problem in Latvia / M.E.Eglite, J.D.Reste, I.J.Kalve, I.A.Vanadzins, T.J.Zvagule ...[et al.] // Здоровье и безопасность на рабочем месте : материалы II Международного научного форума (Минск, Беларусь, 6-8 июня, 2018 г.) = Health and Safety at the Workplace : Proceedings of the Second International Scientific Forum (Minsk, Belarus, June 6-8, 2018). - Минск, 2018. - C.68-72.

The presence of violence at work of health care personnel and their work ability [Elektroniskais resurss] / S.Bula, L.Deklava, J.Reste, I.Lusena-Ezera // SHS Web of Conferences [Elektroniskais resurss] : Proceedings. - EDP Sciences, 2018. - Vol.51 (2018), article No.01013, [10 p.].

Уровень радона в воздухе рабочих мест и общественных помещений в Латвии / Е.Д.Ресте, Ж.Мартинсоне, А.Кокинс, Т.Я.Звагуле, И.А.Ванадзиньш, М.Э.Эглите ...[и др.] // Здоровье и безопасность на рабочем месте : материалы II Международного научного форума (Минск, Беларусь, 6-8 июня, 2018 г.) = Health and Safety at the Workplace : Proceedings of the Second International Scientific Forum (Minsk, Belarus, June 6-8, 2018). - Минск, 2018. - C.186-190.

Application of modern methods for ergonomic assessment of workplaces in Latvia / I.Vanadzins, J.Reste, H.Kalkis, E.Smagris // Современные вопросы здоровья и безопасности на рабочем месте : материалы I Международного научного форума (Минск, Беларусь, 1-3 июня, 2017 г.) = Modern issues of health and safety at the workplace : Proceedings of the 1st International Scientific Forum (Minsk, Belarus, June 1-3, 2017). - Минск, 2017. - C.10-14.

The effect of different workplace nanoparticles on the immune systems of employees [Elektroniskais resurss] / N.Kurjane, T.Zvagule, J.Reste, Z.Martinsone, I.Pavlovska, I.Martinsone, I.Vanadzins // Journal of Nanoparticle Research [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.19, No.9 (2017, Sept.), article No.320, [12 p.]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5597690/

Investigations on health conditions of Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident recovery workers from Latvia in late period after disaster / J.Reste, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, A.Šķesters, A.Silova, M.Eglīte ...[et al.] // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.70, No.5 (2016), p.257-265. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Karganova, Kristina. Morbidity with allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma as occupational diseases in Latvia / K.Karganova, J.Reste // Wschodnioeuropejskie Czasopismo Naukowe = East European Scientific Journal. - Vol.9, No.1 (2016), p.19-29.

Karganova, Kristina. Noise-induced hearing loss in relation with vibration disease and exposure to vibration among employees in Latvia [Elektroniskais resurss] / K.Karganova, J.Reste // Mechanics, Materials Science & Engineering [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.5 (2016, July), p.235-246. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 7.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://mmse.xyz/en/mmse-journal-vol-5/

Latvian research on health conditions of Chernobyl accident recovery workers in the late period after disaster / J.Reste, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, A.Šķesters, A.Silova, M.Eglīte ...[et al.] // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.70, No.5 (2016), p.257-265. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Wrist hypothermia related to continuous work with a computer mouse : a digital infrared imaging pilot study / J.Reste, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjane, Z.Martinsone, I.Martinsone, A.Seile, I.Vanadzins // International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. - Vol.12, No.8 (2015, Aug.), p.9265-9281. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Long-term alterations of blood plasma albumin in Chernobyl clean-up workers / T.Zvagule, J.Reste, I.Kalnina ...[et al.] // Journal of Experimental and Integrative Medicine. - Vol.4, No.3 (2014), p.165-170.

Telomere length in Chernobyl accident recovery workers in the late period after the disaster / J.Reste, G.Zvigule, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjane, M.Eglite, D.Berzina, E.Miklasevics ...[et al.] // Journal of Radiation Research. - Vol.55, No.6 (2014, Nov.), p.1089-1100. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Abstracts​​

Occupational morbidity in Latvia / M.Eglite, J.Reste, I.Kalve, I.Vanadzins // 1st International Conference "Ergonomics 20" & "Estonia 100" (Tartu, Estonia, Oct.25, 2018) : [Abstracts]. - Tartu, 2018. - P.8.

Radona gāzes līmeņa novērtēšana Latvijas uzņēmumu un publisko ēku gaisā / J.Reste, A.Romans, Ž.Martinsone, A.Kokins, T.Zvagule, I.Vanadziņš // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 187.lpp.

Vibrācija kā muskuloskeletālo sāpju asociētais faktors nodarbinātajiem Latvijā / D.Kaļužnaja, Ž.Martinsone, J.Reste, I.Vanadziņš // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 182.lpp.

Asins plazmas albumīna raksturojums Černobiļas avārijas seku likvidētājiem un dažāda profila nodarbinātajiem Latvijā / T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, J.Reste, Ž.Martinsone ...[u.c.] // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 226.lpp.

Bula, Santa. Vardarbības esamības novērtējums un tā saistība ar darbaspējām veselības aprūpes sektorā strādājošiem / S.Bula, L.Deklava, J.Reste // 4. Latvijas māsu, vecmāšu un ārstu palīgu kongress (Rīga, Latvija, 2017.g. 21.-23.sept.) : tēžu krājums. - Rīga, 2017. - 14.lpp.

Mazkustīgs darbs ar datoru un tā ietekmes uz cilvēka ķermeni termogrāfisks novērtējums [Elektroniskais resurss] : tēzes / J.Reste, E.Šmagris, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, M.Eglīte, I.Vanadziņš // Latvijas Ārstu kongress (Rīga, 2017.g. 21.-23.sept.) [Elektroniskais resurss] / Latvijas Ārstu biedrība. - Rīga, 2017. - 1 lpp. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 13.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.arstukongress.lv

Albumīna saistības centru raksturojums dažāda profila darbiniekiem / T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, J.Reste, Ž.Martinsone ...[u.c.] // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 64.lpp.

Černobiļas avārijas seku likvidētāju veselības stāvokļa novērtējums un medicīniskā aprūpe Latvijā = Chernobyl accident clean-up workers medical care in Latvia : [abstract] / M.Eglite, T.Zvagule, J.Reste, N.Kurjane ...[et al.] // Tarptautinės konferencijos „Lietuva Černobylis Japonija 30“ medžiaga / Černobyliečių labdaros fondas „Mūsų krantas“. - Vilnius, 2016. - P.36-39. - Teksts paralēli latviešu un angļu valodā.

Albumin binding canters characteristics in office employees [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / T.Zvagule, N.Kurjane, J.Reste, Z.Martinsone // 7th International Conference on Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials (EuroNanoForum 2015) (Riga, Latvia, June 10-12, 2015) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Riga, 2015. - 1 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 29.janv. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://euronanoforum2015.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Abst…

Albumīna saistības centru raksturojums biroja darbiniekiem / T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, J.Reste ...[u.c.] // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 131.lpp.

Assesment of mandatory health examinations for employees in Latvia / M.Eglite, I.Vanadzins, J.Reste, T.Zvagule, J.Cirule, I.Kalve // Work 2015 "New meanings of work" (Turku, Finland, Aug.19-21, 2015) : Abstracts. - Turku, 2015. - P.93-94.

Autoinflammatory reaction as a result of the interaction between workplace nanoparticles and the immune system [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / N.Kurjane, T.Zvagule, J.Reste, Z.Martinsone, I.Martinsone, I.Vanadzins // 3rd International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology & Autoimmunity (CORA) (Sorrento, Italy, March 12-14, 2015) : Scientific Program [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Sorrento, 2015. - Abstract No.071. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g.16.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://cmoffice.kenes.com/cdcora15/data/htmlapp/main.html#

Dažādas intensitātes roku noslogojuma izvērtēšana ar termogrāfijas metodi / J.Reste, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, I.Vanadziņš // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 78.lpp.

Dominējošās rokas noteikšana, izmantojot termogrāfijas metodi / E.Šmagris, J.Reste, I.Vanadziņš, M.Eglīte // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 144.lpp.

Instrumentation for qualifying and quantifying nanoparticles' exposure into occupational environment : [abstract] / Z.Martinsone, A.Seile, I.Martinsone, P.Sudmalis, I.Pavlovska, I.Vanadzins, J.Reste, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjane // Nano 2015: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology International Conference (Porto, Portugal, Febr.11-13, 2015). - Porto, 2015. - P.67-68.

The effect of different workplace nanoparticles on the immune system of employees / N.Kurjāne, T.Zvagule, J.Reste, Ž.Martinsone, I.Mārtiņsone, I.Vanadziņš // The 1st Baltic Conference "Immunological Modelling: Theory and Practice" (Riga, Latvia, May 13-15, 2015) : Programme and Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2015. - P.105.

The measuring approaches of nanoparticles at workplaces of wood and metal industries in Latvia [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / Z.Martinsone, I.Vanadzins, A.Seile, I.Martinsone, P.Sudmalis, I.Pavlovska, J.Reste, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjane // 7th International Conference on Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials (EuroNanoForum 2015) (Riga, Latvia, June 10-12, 2015) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Riga, 2015. - 1 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 29.janv. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://euronanoforum2015.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Abst…

Wrist hypothermia due to computer work / J.Reste, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjane, I.Vanadzins // Work 2015 "New meanings of work" (Turku, Finland, Aug.19-21, 2015) : Abstracts. - Turku, 2015. - P.259-260.

Darba vides apstākļi un riski Latvijā : 2013. gada pētījuma dati / I.Vanadziņš, Ž.Martinsone, J.Reste, S.Lakiša, M.Grāvele, M.Eglīte, I.Mārtiņsone // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 87.lpp.

Fluorescent probe ABM : properties and advantages as a biomarker of albumin alterations in different pathologies / T.Zvagule, N.Kurjane, J.Reste ...[et al.] // BIT's 7th Annual World Protein & Peptide Conference (Dalian, China, Apr.25-28, 2014) : Abstract Book. - Dalian, 2014. - P.231.

Ar darbu saistīto mioskeletālo slimību profilakses nepieciešamība Latvijā [Elektroniskais resurss] : tēzes / J.Reste, M.Eglīte, T.Zvagule, N.Kurjāne, I.Vanadziņš // Latvijas Ārstu kongress (Rīga, 2013.g. 19.-21.sept.) / Latvijas Ārstu biedrība [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Rīga, 2013. - 1 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2013.g. 22.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.arstukongress.lv/?&s=1361881321&fu=read&id=41

Books and brochures​​

Reste, Jeļena. Jonizējošā starojuma ietekme uz cilvēku novecošanu : ilgstošam apstarojumam pakļauto cilvēku novecošanas aspekti / J.Reste. - GlobeEdit, 2014. - 260 lpp.

Darba apstākļi un riski Latvijā, 2012-2013 / [pētījuma īstenošanā piedalījās speciālisti: I.Vanadziņš, Ž.Martinsone, S.Lakiša, J.Reste, M.Grāvele, M.A.Baķe, D.Sprūdža, I.Mārtiņsone, M.Eglīte ; SIA "TNS Latvia", Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes aģentūra "Darba drošības un vides veselības institūts"]. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2013. - 139 lpp., 1 CD-ROM.

Work conditions and risks in Latvia, 2012-2013 [Elektroniskais resurss] / specialists: I.Vanadziņš, Ž.Martinsone, S.Lakiša, J.Reste, M.Grāvele, M.Ā.Baķe, D.Sprūdža, I.Mārtiņsone, M.Eglīte ; SIA "TNS Latvia", Institute for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health Of Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga : Rīga Stradiņš University, 2013. - 158 p. - E-grāmata pieejama: http://www.rsu.lv/eng/images/Documents/Publications/Work_co…

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