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Work experience

2012 - 2019

Lecturer

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Humanities

2004 - 2012

Office manager

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Humanities

2005 - 2012

Invited lecturer

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Humanities

2006 - 2012

Methodologist

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Humanities

Education and training

2005 - 2009

Master of Social Sciences in Communication Science

University of Latvia

2000 - 2004

Bachelor of Business Administration

Information Systems Management Institute

1988 - 2000

General secondary education

Zvejniekciems Secondary School

1997 - 2000

Department of Fine and Applied Arts

Music and Art School of Vidzeme Seashore

Achievements

Membership in associations, organizations, etc.

  • European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH), participant
  • Nordic-Baltic Network of Philosophy of Medicine (NBNPM), participant

Continuing education, etc. professional development activities

  • Participant of the conference of Nordic-Baltic Network of Philosophy of Medicine, June 11-12, 2019, Tartu (Estonia)
  • Qualification course “Mindfulness” (Ansis Jurgis Stabingis) September-October, 2018, Riga (Latvia). Length of the course- 21 hour.
  • English courses. March 5 - June 13, 2018. Certificate Nr. 1561-2018. Length of the course- 80 hours.
  • Participant of international conference „Human Rights and Biomedicine”, December 10-12, 2008, Rotterdam (Netherlands)
  • Participant of XXIst European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care organized by European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH) „Ethics, philosophy and public health”, August 15-18, 2007, Cardiff (UK)
  • Participant of international conference “The Eighth Global Forum on Bioethics in Research”, June 27-29, 2007, Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • Participant of international conference „Bioethical aspects of Human Health” October 6, 2006, Riga (Latvia)
  • Participant in the seminar of RSU Department of Humanities and Nordic Committee on Bioethics “Teaching Bioethics: problems and perspectives” September 22, 2006, Riga (Latvia)
  • Participant of international conference „ Development of Bioethics in Europe and Lithuania” – September 23-24, 2005, Vilnius (Lithuania)

Projects

  • Researcher in sub-programme “Factors affecting the lifestyles and quality of life of elderly people in Latvia” of the Ministry of Education and Science (MoES) project RSU-ZP 07-6/15 “Development of research work at higher education establishments”. (01.06.2007.-31.12.2008.) Project leader- I.Ozolanta, leader of sub-programme- V.Sīle.
  • Researcher in Latvian Council of Science grant project Nr.02.0920 “Psychological and moral aspects of core principles in medical ethics: Latvian case” (2004-2005) Project leader-V.Sīle.
  • Researcher in Latvian Council of Science grant programme Nr.06.2029 “Application of theory of ethics among health care professionals”. (2006-2009) Project leader-V.Sīle.

Study courses

  • Philosophy of Medicine and Bioethics (latvian, english)
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Professional Ethics
  • Mindfulness in Medicine (latvian, english)

Contacts

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Colleagues

Vija Sīle
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Laura Bitiniece
Academic Staff
Agnese Cera
Office Manager