MUDr. Petr Velebil, CSc.

Specialization: Gynecology

Clinics: Prague 5 – Waltrovka

Language skills: Czech English


Curriculum Vitae

Education and courses:

  • 1975–1981 – FVL UK (Now First Faculty of Medicine), Charles University, Prague
  • 1983–1988 – Scientific aspiranture, FVL UK (Now First Faculty of Medicine), Charles University, Prague
  • 1984 –  1st degree attestation in Obstetrics and Gynecology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague
  • 1989–1990 – Fellowship, International Epidemiology Research Program-WHO Collaborating Center Activity in MCH, CDC Atlanta
  • 1989–1990 – Emory University, School of Medicine, Division of  Public Health, Atlanta, MPH courses
  • 1991–1993 – Epidemic Intelligence Officer (EIS graduate 1993), CDC Atlanta
  • 1989-1994 – Hardware and software qualification course, PC and Mainframe platforms, CDC Atlanta
  • 1996 –  2nd degree attestation in Obstetrics and Gynecology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague
  • 2011 – Specialization in Fetomaternal and Perinatal medicine, Prague

Experience:

  • 1981–1984 – Support doctor, obstetrics and gynecology, The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD)
  • 1984–1989 – Independent doctor – researcher at The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD), Prague
  • 1989–1990 – International Fellow (CDC/WHO)
  • 1990–1991 – Independent doctor – researcher at The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD), Prague
  • 1991–1993 – EIS Service - Visiting Scientist (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Women's Health and Fertility Branch, Atlanta)
  • 1993–1994 – Medical Officer (CDC/NCCDPHP/DRH/WHFB, Atlanta)               
  • 1995–1996 – Consultant, World Bank/WHO, US AID consultant
  • 1995 – Consultant to the Czech Ministry of Health, member of the Perinatology Commission of the Czech Ministry of Health
  • 1995–1999 –  Independent doctor, The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD), Prague
  • 1995– ongoing – CanadianMedical
  • 1999–2008 – Lead doctor of delivery rooms, The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD), Prague
  • 2001 – Head of the Perinatology Center of The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD), Prague
  • 2008–2015 –  Head of maternity wards at The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD), Prague

Further experience:

  • 2001–2009 – Member of the WHO Regional Advisory Panel for Reproductive Health in Europe
  • 2002 – Chairman of the Council at the Czech National Register of Mothers
  • 2002 – Deputy Chairman of the Council at the Czech National Register of Newborns
  • 2004 – Deputy Chairman of the Council at the Czech National Register of Abortions
  • 2014 – Lead professional guarantor at the Czech National Register of Reproductive Health
  • 2015–2017 –  Chairman, Data Safety and Monitoring Board, WHO in Geneva
  • 2015 – Head of a WHO collaboration center for perinatal medicine in the Czech Republic
  • 2016 – Executive Board Member of the European Board and College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (EBCOG)
  • 2017 – Member of WHO Maternal and Perinatal Health Executive Guideline Development Group 2017-2019
  • 2017 – Member of WHO Expert Group to Support Technical Guidance Development: Mother and New Born Health in Refugee and Migrant Populations
  • 2018 – Czech Republic's representative and representative of the European region for WHO during 2018–2020 as part of a coordination and political committee (UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP))

Other scientific research activities:

  • Main researcher and co-researcher for the Internal Grant Agency of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic (IGA MZ ČR), researcher as part of a research plan of The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child (ÚPMD)

Membership in professional societies:

  • From 2001 – Scientific Secretary of the Czech Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (ČGPS)
  • From 2006 – Deputy Chairman of the Committee of Perinatal Medicine Section of the Czech Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (ČGPS)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the EUROPERISTAT II project
  • Honorary member of the Slovak Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (2017)

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