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Work experience

2013 - Present

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Diseases

2006 - 2013

Assistant professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Diseases​​

1995 - 2006

Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Diseases​​

1988 - 1995

Research coworker and lecturer

Nephrology laboratory and Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Diseases

1986 - 1988

Endocrinologist

P.Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga​

1980 - 1984

Physician

Emergency Medical Aid Service, Jelgava

Education and training

2006

Dr. med. degree

Riga Stradiņš University

2001 - 2004

Doctoral studies

Rīga Stradiņš University & Molecular biology laboratory of the Salzburg General Hospital, Salzburg, Austria

1984 - 1986

Psotgraduate clinical training in internal medicine and endocrinology

P.Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, Riga

1980 - 1981

Internship in internal medicine

Regional Hospital of Jelgava

1980

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

Riga Stradiņš University

1974

Middle school diploma

Middle school in Jelgava

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

2013.-2016. Coordinator of doctoral thesis, Riga Stradiņš University, Research Department

2015. Presentation of the research project at EC conference on Horizon 2020 programme, September 17, Brussels, Belgium

2014. Clinical and research training, University of Genoa & San Martino Regional Hospital, July 2014, Genoa, Italy

2013. Clinical and research training, University of Pavia, Department of Internal medicine, May 2013, Pavia, Italy

2012. Clinical and research training, Frederiksberg Hospital, ​Department of Internal medicine, May 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010. University of Latvia, Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art, Advanced studies programme "Professional competences of teachers for innovations creating the European higher education area". 160 hours. Cerificate No 013533

2010. 9h European Society of Endocrinology Postgraduate Course in Clinical Endocrinology, May 2010, Tartu, Estonia. Report at the 5th Baltic endocrinology congress, May 27-29, 2010, Tartu, Estonia

2010. Research training , General Hospital of Salcburg, Clinic of internal medicine, April 2010, Salcburg, Austria

2008. London Deanery, UK. Novel aspects and improvements in postgraduate clinical training programmes in general medicine and endocrinology.

2002.-2004. Doctoral studies. Laboratory of molecular genetics,​ Salzburg General Hospital, Salzburg, Austria. Topic: The influence of Single-nucleotide polymorphism​s (SNPs T45G and G276T) ​at the adiponectin gene locus on insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome in the SAPHIR population

2001, 2002. Research trainings, Laboratory of molecular genetics, Salzburg General Hospital, Salzburg, Austria

1995. Clinical and research training, Clinical laboratory of the Altona Hospital, Hamburg, Germany

1993. Clinical and research training, Medical clinic and Laboratory of molecular biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany

1992. Clinical and research training, Karolinska Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Field of research

  • Cardiovascular disease risk factors, their identification and prevention;
  • Obesity, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, diabetes; diabetes complications and their prevention
  • Arterial hypertension;
  • Calcium metabolism, vitamin D, osteoporosis, bone, muscle and connective tissue disoders; innovative therapeutic technologies

Objects of intellectual property

Supervised study programme

2012-up to now. Rīga Stradiņš University, 2nd level professional study programme "Endocrinology"

2007.-2011. Rīga Stradiņš University, 2nd level professional study programme "General medicine"​

Head of the study programme

Rīga Stradiņš University, 2nd level professional study programme "Endocrinology"​

Head of study course

Outpatient endocrinology

Lectured study course

Differential Diagnostics and Current Issues in Treatment of Internal Diseases

Topical Issues in Differential Diagnostics of Internal Diseases​

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

doctoral theses: 1

Master's theses: 6

qualification papers: 8

Reviewed:

doctoral theses: 6

Master's theses: 5

qualification papers: 10

Projects

National research programme. Project No Y3-29894y-ZR-N-009

EC Horizon 2020 programme project, 2016. Submission ID: 730017.

Riga Stradiņš University and Riga Technical University joint project, 2015

Norwegian-Latvian research cooperation activity; project, 2014

Memberships

2014- up to now. Riga East University Hospital, ​Lead investigator, specialty - internal medicine

2013- up to now. Head of the Certification commission of the Latvia Internists' Society

2008- up to now. Riga East University Hospital, Department of Education, Coordinator of undergraduate and postgraduate education of physicians

Member of the Latvia Internists' Society

Member of the Latvia Endocrinologists' Association

Member of European Federation of Endocrine Societies​

Awards and recognitions

2011. Teaching and research work​ Recognition of the Riga Stradiņš University.

2016. Teaching and research work Recognition of the Riga Stradiņš University.​



Publications

Research articles​​

Iegūta aortas vārstuļa stenoze – zināmais un izzināmais / Juris Lūriņš, Alise Visocka, Vitolds Mackēvičs // Latvijas Ārsts, Aprīlis, 2015

Aortas vārstuļa stenozes saistība ar bioķīmiskiem marķieriem / J.Lūriņš, V.Mackēvičs, P.Tretjakovs, I.Zeidlers // Zinātniskie raksti : 2014.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 47.-56.lpp.

Autoimūns poliglandulārs sindroms 1. tipa cukura diabēta slimniekiem Latvijā / V.Mackēvičs, Ž.Raka, A.Lejnieks, I.Zeidlers // Zinātniskie raksti : 2011.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 1.sēj., 98.-104.lpp.

Vairogdziedzera mezgli : iemesli un rīcība to gadījumā / M.Mukāne, V.Mackēvičs // Doctus. - Nr.8 (2012), 21.-22., 24.-25.lpp.

Uzturvielu nozīme kaulu slimību attīstībā / J.Sizova, L.Meija, V.Mackēvičs // Doctus. - Nr.12 (2012), 16.-19.lpp.

Gaismas un skaņas impulsu loma paaugstināta asinsspiediena un nervu sistēmas funkcionālā stāvokļa normalizēšanā / Ints Zeidlers, Jānis Zaļkalns, Uldis Teibe, Vitolds Mackēvičs, Staņislavs Jankovskis, Tatjana Farbtuha, Alberts Aldersons, Tatjana Eglīte, Dzintra Vēvere // Zinātniskie raksti : 2009.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 369.-373.lpp.

Relation of inflammatory chemokines to insulin resistance and hypoadiponectinemia in coronary artery disease patients / Peteris Tretjakovs, Antra Jurka, Inga Bormane, Vitolds Mackevics, Indra Mikelsone, Liga Balode, Dace Reihmane, Inga Stukena, Guntis Bahs, Juris Imants Aivars, Valdis Pirags // European Journal of Internal Medicine 20 (2009) 712–717

Relation of endothelial dysfunction and adipokine levels to insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome patients / Pēteris Tretjakovs, Antra Jurka, Inga Bormane, Indra Miķelsone, Dace Reihmane, Līga Balode, Inta Jaunalksne, Vitolds Mackēvičs, Inga Stuķēna, Guntis Bahs, Aivars Lejnieks, Juris Imants Aivars, Valdis Pīrāgs // PROCEEDINGS OF THE LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. Section B, Vol. 63 (2009), pp. 222–227.

Analysis of polymorphisms at the adiponectin gene locus in association with type 2 diabetes, body mass index and cardiovascular traits in Latvian population / Ineta Kalniņa, Gustavs Latkovskis, Liene Ņikitina-Zaķe, Vitolds Mackēvičs, Raitis Pečulis, Ivo Kāpa, Dāvids Fridmanis, Andrejs Ērglis, Valdis Pīrāgs, and Jānis Kloviņš // PROCEEDINGS OF THE LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. Section B, Vol. 63 (2009), pp. 174–179.

Relation of endothelial dysfunction and adipokine levels to insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome patients / Pēteris Tretjakovs, Antra Jurka, Inga Bormane, Indra Miķelsone, Dace Reihmane, Līga Balode, Inta Jaunalksne, Vitolds Mackēvičs, Inga Stuķēna, Guntis Bahs, Aivars Lejnieks, Juris Imants Aivars, and Valdis Pīrāgs // PROCEEDINGS OF THE LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 2009; 63, pp. 222-227.

Impulsu elektrisko strāvu loma sāpju reducēšanā / Ints Zeidlers, Viktorija Linaberga, Jānis Zaļkalns, Uldis Teibe, Alberts Aldersons, Vitolds Mackēvičs, Laima Ivanova, Dzintra Vāvere // Rīgas Stradiņa Universitāte, Zinātniskie raksti 2008, 250-253. lpp.

Seruma adiponektīna līmeņu un klīniski-laboratorisko parametru korelācijas klīniski veselu personu populācijā / V.Mackēvičs, A.Lejnieks, I.Zeidlers, P.Tretjakovs // Rīgas Stradiņa Universitāte, Zinātniskie raksti 2008, 50.-54. lpp.

The SREBF-1 locus is associated with type 2 diabetes and plasma adiponectin levels in middle-aged Austrian population / Felder T K, Oberkofler H, Weitgasser R, Mackevics V, Krempler F, Paulweber B, Patsch W. // International Journal of Obesity, 2007 Jul 31(7): 1099-1103.

The adiponectin gene is associated with adiponectin levels but not with characteristics of the insulin resistance syndrome in healthy Caucasians /

Vitolds Mackevics, Iris M. Heid, Stefanie A. Wagner, Paula Cip, Hildegard Doppelmayr, Aivars Lejnieks, Henning Gohlke, Günther Ladurner, Thomas Illig, Bernhard Iglseder, Florian Kronenberg, Bernhard Paulweber // European Journal of Human Genetics, 2006, 1-8.

Genetic architecture of the APM1 gene and its influence on adiponectin plasma levels and parameters of the metabolic syndrome in 1727 healthy Caucasians / Iris M. Heid, Stefanie A. Wagner, Henning Gohlke, Bernhard Iglseder, Jakob C. Mueller, Paula Cip, Günther Ladurner, Raphael Reiter, Andreas Stadlmayr, Vitolds Mackevics, Thomas Illig, Florian Kronenberg, Bernhard Paulweber // Diabetes, Vol. 55, February 2006, 375 - 384.

Association of adiponectin and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis. Data from the SAPHIR-study / B.Iglseder, V.Mackevics, G.Ladurner, F.Berr, B.Paulweber // Stroke, 2005; 36: 2577-2582

Penicilīnu un aminoglikozīdu loma antibiotiku rezistences apstākļos / V.Mackēvičs // Latvijas Ārsts, Oktobris, 2006

Adipozitāte un 2.tipa cukura diabēts - hroniska iekaisīga slimība?! / V. Mackēvičs // Doctus, Oktobris 2005

Ģenētika slimību novēršanai: cukura diabēts / V. Mackēvičs // Doctus, Februāris 2005

Adipocitokīni kā insulīna sensitivitātes regulētāji / V.Mackēvičs // Latvijas Ārstu Žurnāls, Janvāris 2004

Abstracts​​

Lūriņš, Juris. Aortic valve stenosis relation with biochemical markers / J.Lūriņš, P.Tretjakovs, V.Mackēvičs // Atherosclerosis. - Vol.241, Issue 1 (2015, July), p.e142. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Bioķīmisko parametru novērtējums pacientiem ar aortālā vārstuļa stenozi / J.Lūriņš, V.Mackēvičs, P.Tretjakovs // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) /Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 125.lpp.

Effect of creatine supplementation on cognitive function of omnivores and nonmeat eaters / V.Mackevics, M.A.Masyk // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 1.lpp.

Impact of weather on the development of acute myocardial infarction in Riga, Latvia / V.Mackevics, T.Barot // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā)/ Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 132.lpp.

Multipolar permanent elastic magnetotherapy improves functionaning of the musculoskeletal system of sedentary workers at pre-retirement age / V.Mackēvičs, M.Eglīte, I.Zeidlers, J.Zaļkalns, L.Pļaviņa ...[et al.] // International Conference "Pain in the Baltics 2015" (Riga, Latvia, Nov.27-28, 2015) : Programe and Abstracts Book. - Riga, 2015. - P.217.

Muscoskeletal symptoms (pain) as manifestation of intense psychoemotional and physical stress in military personnel / Dz.Vāvere, L.Pļaviņa, V.Mackēvičs ...[et al.] // International Conference "Pain in the Baltics 2015" (Riga, Latvia, Nov.27-28, 2015) : Programe and Abstracts Book. - Riga, 2015. - P.218.

Iegūta aortas vārstuļa stenoze : etiopatoģenēzes aspekti / J.Lūriņš, V.Mackēvičs, P.Tretjakovs, I.Zeidlers // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 170.lpp.

Fizikālās medicīnas procedūras akūta seroza meningīta gadījumā / I.Zeidlers, V.Mackēvičs, Dz.Vāvere ...[u.c.] // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 340.lpp.

Fizikālās medicīnas procedūru efektīvs pielietojums limfātiskās tūskas mazināšanai onkoloģiskiem pacientiem [Elektroniskais resurss] : tēzes / I.Zeidlers, V.Mackēvičs, J.Zaļkalns ...[u.c.] // 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=15

Jatrogēnas izcelsmes eksfoliāciju un čūlu ārstēšana ar fizikālās medicīnas metodēm / I.Zeidlers, V.Mackēvičs, Dz.Vāvere ...[u.c.] // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.- 22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 341.lpp.

Balsta-kustību sistēmas akūto traumu ārstēšanas pieredze ar fizikālās medicīnas metodēm / T.Eglīte, Dz.Vāvere, I.Zeidlers, V.Mackēvičs // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.- 30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 332.lpp.

Autoimūns poliglandulārs sindroms / V.Mackēvičs, Ž.Raka, I.Zeidlers // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 170.lpp.

Krūts vēzis sievietēm Latvijā : ar noteiktām slimībām slimojošu pacientu reģistra datu analīze /A.Kazarjana, D.Baltiņa, V.Mackēvičs, I.Zeidlers // 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2010.g. 18.-19.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 259.lpp. 1/​

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Alexander Lerner
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Aigars Pētersons
Rector, Academic Staff
Ludmila Vīksna
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Chair, Convent of Councillors
Guntis Bahs
Vice-Rector for Health Studies, Academic Staff
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Pēteris Tretjakovs
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme
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
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Rezeberga
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
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Gaida Krūmiņa
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