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Work experience

2015 - Present

Head of Emergency and Observation Department

Children's clinical university hospital

2008 - Present

Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Riga Stradins university

2004 - Present

Paediatrician

Children's clinical university hospital

Education and training

2015 - Present

Division of Doctoral studies

Riga Stradins university

2004 - 2008

Paediatrician

Riga Stradins university

1998 - 2004

Medical doctor

Riga Stradins university

1992 - 1998

Secondary education

Jelgava Spidola's Gymnasium

Achievements

Field of research

Early diagnostics of pneumonia in children.

Lectured study course

Basics of Paediatrics (Digestive, Urinary, Respiratory, Skeletal and Muscular system)

Healthy Child Programme

Paediatric Diseases (Neonatology, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Paediatric Infectious Diseases)

Paediatric Diseases II (Paediatric Rheumatology, Paediatric Nephrology, Paediatric Cardiology)

Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Paediatrics

Basics of Paediatrics I

Social pediatrics

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

qualification papers: 1

Reviewed:

Master's theses: 1

Memberships

Latvian Pediatric Association

European Society for Emergency Medicine

Awards and recognitions

The Zariņš travelling fellowship "Academic development and excellence", 2015

Publications

Abstracts​​

Bērnu klīniskajā universitātes slimnīcā izmantotā sepses iekaisuma marķieru komplekta vērtējums / J.Pavāre, D.Deksne, H.Čupeca, Z.Pučuka, R.Erts, D.Gardovska, I.Grope ...[u.c.] // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 167.lpp.

Diagnostic approach to patients with suspected pneumonia in emergency department of Children's Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia / Z.Pučuka, H.Čupeca, D.Gardovska, I.Grope ...[et al.] // Childrens's Health Days (Riga, Latvia, Nov.4-5, 2016) : [Abstract Book]. - Riga, 2016. - P.12.

Evaluation of laboratory markers available on everyday basis for diagnosis of severe bacterial infections [Elektroniskais resurss] / J.Pavare, I.Grope, H.Cupeca, Z.Pucuka, D.Deksne, D.Gardovska, R.Erts // 34rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) (Brighton, UK, May 10-14, 2016) : Abstracts [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Brighton, 2016. - Abstr. No.0929. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 8.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.espid2016.kenes.com/Documents/ESPID16_Abstracts…

Levels of inflammatory biomarkers as a tool for patient evaluation and managment [Elektroniskais resurss] / M.Vishnevska, A.Nikulenkova, A.Prokofjeva, H.Cupeca, Z.Pucuka, D.Deksne, J.Pavare, D.Gardovska, I.Grope // 34rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) (Brighton, UK, May 10-14, 2016) : Abstracts [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Brighton, 2016. - Abstr. No.0761. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 8.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.espid2016.kenes.com/Documents/ESPID16_Abstracts…

Possible use of inflammatory cytokines and neutrophil myeloperoxidase index in hospitalized children with systemic inflammatory response syndrome diagnosis [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / H.Čupeca, D.Gardovska, I.Grope, Z.Pučuka, A.Nikuļenkova, K.Rasnača, D.Deksne, A.Prokofjeva, J.Pavāre ...[et al.] // 3rd World Congress on Controversies in Pediatrics (CoPedia) (Barcelona, Spain, March 31-Apr.2, 2016) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Barcelona, 2016. - Poster No.1137. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 13.jūn. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://congressmed.com/copedia2016/posters/

Smagas norises infekcijas slimību epidemioloģiskās un laboratoriskās īpatnības Bērnu klīniskajā universitātes slimnīcā ārstētiem bērniem / A.Ņikuļenkova, A.Prokofjeva, H.Čupeca, D.Deksne, Z.Pučuka, J.Pavāre, D.Gardovska, I.Grope, M.Višņevska // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 136.lpp.

Antimicrobial susceptibility and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates between 2008 and 2012 in Latvia [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / A.Silova, Z.Pucuka, D.Berzina, I.Grope, D.Rudzite, E.Miklasevics, A.Balode // 23rd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) (Berlin, Germany, Apr.27-30, 2013) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Berlin, 2013. - Poster No.eP727. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 10.jūn. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://www.escmid.org/escmid_publications/escmid_elibrary/…

Epidemiology of streptococcus pneumoniae among healthy children aged 1 to 24 months in Latvia [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / A.Prokofjeva, Z.Pucuka, A.Silova, A.Balode, D.Gardovska, I.Grope, // 31st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) (Milan, Italy, May 28-June 1, 2013) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Milan, 2013. - 1 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 22.maijā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://w3.kenes-group.com/apps/espid2013/abstracts/PDF/749…

S. pneumoniae serotipu izplatība un antimikrobā jutība Rīgas Austrumu klīniskās umiversitātes slimnīcā un Paula Stradiņa Klīniskās universitātes slimnīcā laikposmā no 2008. līdz 2012. gadam / Z.Pučuka, D.Bērziņa, I.Grope, E.Miklaševičs, A.Balode ...[u.c.] // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 208.lpp.

Streptococcus pneumoniae epidemiological and clinical features in hospitalized children in Latvia [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / Z.Pucuka, A.Silova, D.Berzina, E.Miklasevics, A.Balode, D.Gardovska, I.Grope // 31st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) (Milan, Italy, May 28-June 1, 2013) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Milan, 2013. - 1 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 22.maijā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://w3.kenes-group.com/apps/espid2013/abstracts/PDF/979…

Streptococcus pneumoniae epidemioloģija veseliem bērniem Latvijā vecuma grupā no 1 līdz 24 mēnešiem / Z.Pučuka, A.Balode, D.Gardovska, I.Grope ...[u.c.] // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 182.lpp.

Streptococcus pneumoniae epidemioloģiskās un klīniskās īpatnības stacionārā ārstētiem bērniem / Z.Pučuka, A.Silova, D.Bērziņa, D.Gardovska, A.Balode, I.Grope // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 206.lpp.

Streptococcus pneumoniae epidemiology and antibacterial susceptibility in Latvia in 2012 [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / I.Grope, A.Silova, Z.Pucuka, A.O.Balode, E.Miklasevics, D.Berzina, D.Rudzite, D.Gardovska // 53nd Intercience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) (Denver, ASV, Sept.10-13, 2013) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Denver, 2013. - 1 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 14.martā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.icaaconline.com/php/icaac2013abstracts/

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