Martina Miterpáková, MVDr., PhD.

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  • Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Košice, Slovakia

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  • +421-55-633 14 11 – 13

 Scientific interests  

  • Epidemiology end ecology of parasitic diseases (Echinococcosis, Dirofilariosis, Angiostrongylosis)
  • Diagnostic of parasitoses in domestic and wild animals
  • Zoonoses
  • Food-borne diseases
  • Vector-borne diseases
Work experience
04/2008 – present   Senior researcher; Institute of Parasitology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), Košice, Slovakia
2008 – 2013   Lecturer; St Elizabeth College of Health and Social Work in Bratislava;
Parasitology, Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Food  Hygiene
10/2003 – 03/2008   Postdoctoral researcher; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
09/2000 – 09/2003   Ph.D. student; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
Education and training    
03/2008   Qualification IIa (Senior researcher)
09/2000 – 09/2003   Ph.D. study at the Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia;
Degree Ph.D.; Thesis “Epidemiological and ecological aspects of Echinococcus multilocularis occurrence.”
09/1993 – 09/1999   University study at University of Veterinary Medicine, Košice, Slovakia;
Degree MVDr. (equivalent of DVM.); specialization Food Hygiene and Technology
09/1989 – 06/1993   Secondary school; Opatovská Grammar School , Košice, Slovakia; specialization Technical Chemistry
Working stays abroad
April 2015   University Hospital Besançon – Franche-Comte University, Besançon, France
September 2014   Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Gdańsk, Poland
September 2013   Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
September 2012   Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyjev, Ukraine
September 2012   Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
July 2011   University of Wroclaw, Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw, Poland
September 2010   Parasitological Institute W. Stefanskiego, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland
August 2008   Natural History Museum of Latvia“, Riga, Latvia
November 2006   University Of Veterinary & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
April 2006   Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
November 2005   Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
Memberships
02/2016 – present   Member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Parasitology SAS, Košice, Slovakia
04/2015 – present   Vice-President of the Slovak Society of Parasitology
2014 – present   Annals of Parasitology journal – member of Scientific Council
02/013 – 01/2016   Vice-Chairperson of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Parasitology SAS, Košice, Slovakia
04/2012 – 04/2015   Secretary of the Board of the Slovak Society of Parasitology
2009 –  present   Member of National expert scientific panel on biological hazards and food hygiene EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Prizes and awards
2012   “Scientia pro Futuro Award” for supervision of the best student project
2005   “Štefan Schwarz supporting fund” granted for postdoctoral position
2004   “Slovak Society for Parasitology Award for the best PhD student publication