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Work experience

2019 - Present

Science assistant

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Statistics Unit

2018 - Present

Lecturer

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Statistics Unit

2016 - 2018

Lecturer

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physics

2009 - 2012

Science Assistant

University of Latvia, Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy

2004 - 2009

Science assistant, assistant, laborant

University of Latvia, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human and Animal Physiology

Education and training

2015 - 2018

Certified coach in Equine Gestalt Coaching Method

Touched by a Horse

2003 - 2005

Master's degree in biology, specialty – human and animal physiology

University of Latvia

2000 - 2003

Bachelor's degree in Biology, specialty – human and animal physiology

University of Latvia

Achievements

Continuing education and other activities for cademic growth

2004. Exchange of the experience - methods and software in electroencephalography, Saint Petersburg State University.

2003. - 2004. Learning methods in psychophysiology while volunteering at the Psychoneurophysiology and bioregulation investigation center.

Patents

1. Z. Marcinkevics, M. Greve, R. Erts, J. Aivars, J. Spigulis. „Metode un ierīce arteriālā asinsspiediena neinvazīvai un nepārtrauktai mērīšanai” (Method and device for non-invasive continuous measurement of arterial blood pressure). LR patent LV 13582 B, 2007.

2. Z. Marcinkevičs, M. Greve. “Metode kognitīvo darbaspēju pašnovērtējumam” (Method for self assesment of cognitive capacity), LR patent LV13721, 2007.

Managed courses:

Mathematical statistics

Lectures and practical works in courses:

Biostatistics

Mathematical statistics

Supervised and reviewed thesis

Supervised:

master's thesis: 3

bachelor's thesis: 3

course papers: 7

Reviewed:

course papers: 3

Projects

Participation in projects:

1. European Social Fund project „Biophotonics Research Group” (12.2009. - 03.2012.), Nr.2009/0211/1DP/1.1.1.2.0/09/APIA/VIAA/077, ESS 2009/80.

2. European Regional Development Fund project „Information technologies for optic monitoring of the heart and circulatory system” (08.2006 – 01.2008), LU Nr. ESS 2006/30.

3. European Social Fund project „Improvement of research in natural science programmes; bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree levels.” (11.2006 – 01.2008), Nr. 2006/49, “Telemetric methods in haemodynamics”.

4. LU project ”Method for self-evaluation of cognitive capacity with software integrated in mobile phones. Stage I." (2006), Nr. 2006/4-229712.

5. LU project “Methods and devices for optic monitoring of heart and circulatory systems.” (06.2005. – 11.2005.), Nr. LU-14.

Publications and Conferences

Publications:
1. Zbignevs Marcinkevics, Mara Greve, Juris Aivars, Renars Erts, Aram Hussain Zehtabi. “Relationship between arterial pressure changes and pulse wave velocity using photoplethysmography during the post-exercise recovery period.” Acta Universitatis Latviensis, 2009, Vol. 753, Biology, pp. 59–68.

2. Z. Marcinkevics, M. Greve, J.I. Aivars. “Use of conventional and PTT-derived pressure measurement methods during static exercise.” Medicina Sportiva Bohemica & Slovaca, 2007, 16 (3): A90-A91.

3. L. Plakane, J.I. Aivars, A. Skutela, E. Vaļēviča, M. Grēve, Z. Marcinkevičs. “Oxygen uptake efficiency in endurance-trained humans during acute hypoxia.” Proceeding of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Section B, 2006, 60 (5/6), 170-175.

4. N. Tolmaca, J. Porozovs, M. Greve. “Diagnostic and rehabilitation of airport dispatcher’s central nervous system functional disturbances by using complex psychophysiological monitoring.” Psychopharmacology & biological narcology, 2004, 4(2-3), 727-728.

Conferences:

1. Mara Greve, Edgars Kviesis-Kipge, Oskars Rubenis, Uldis Rubins, Viktorija Mecnika, Andris Grabovskis and Zbignevs Marcinkevics. Comparison of Pulse Rate Variability Derived from
Digital Photoplethysmography over the Temporal Artery with the Heart Rate Variability Derived from a Polar Heart Rate Monitor. 7th Conference of the European Study Group on Cardiovascular Oscillations, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, 22.-25.04.2012. 

2. Mara Greve, Viktorija Mecnika, Edgars Kviesis-Kipge, Oskars Rubenis, Uldis Rubīns, Andris Grabovskis. Photoplethysmography system for wireless heart rate variability monitoring during static exercise. VII International Baltic Sports Medicine Congress, Riga, 25.-26.11.2011.

3. M. Grēve, L. Orlova, M. Sosnova. „Sirdsdarbības ritma variabilitātes analīzes priekšrocības un trūkumi studentu pētniecisko darbu izstrādē.” (Advantages and disadvantages of the use of heart rate variability analysis in students' research.) Latvijas Universitātes Rīgas Medicīnas koledža, 3. starptautiskā zinātniskā conference. Rīga, 2010.

4. Z. Marcinkevičs, M. Grēve, J. Aivars. „Parastās un pulsa viļņa izplatīšanas laikā bāzētās asinsspiediena mērīšanas metodes lietojums statisku vingrinājumu laikā.” (The use of conventional and pulse wave velocity-based methods of blood pressure measurement during static load.) LU 66. konference, Atomfizikas, spektroskopijas un fotonikas sekcija, Rīga, 2008.

5. Z. Marcinkevičs, M. Grēve. „Sistoliskā arteriālā asinsspiediena un pulsa viļņa aizkaves laika sakarības individuālā atkārtojamība pieaugušiem cilvēkiem. ” (Individual repeatability of relationship between systolic blood pressure and pulse wave delay time for adults.) LU 65. konference, Cilvēka un dzīvnieku fizioloģijas sekcija, Rīga, 2006.

6. Z. Marcinkevičs, M. Grēve “Arteriālā spiediena nepārtrauktas un ilgstošas kontroles neinvazīva metode” (Non-invasive method for prolonged and continuous arterial blood pressure measurement.), LU 63. konference, Cilvēka un dzīvnieku fizioloģijas sekcija, Rīga, 2005.

7. Ю. Айварс, З. Марцинкевич, М. Греве, Р. Эртс. “Скорость распространения пульсовой волны как индикатор изменений артериального давления” (Pulse wave velocity as an indicator of change in arterial blood pressure), II евразийский конгресс медицинской физике и инженерии “медицинская физика – 2005”, Mосква, 2005.

8. M. Grēve, Z. Marcinkevičs, J. Aivars. “Non-invasive continuous blood pressure control by pulse wave velocity”, LU MF ar medicīnu saistīto studentu zinātniskā konferenece, Rīga, 2005.

Contacts

Colleagues

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
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff