Professional CV: prof. MUDr. Jaroslav Racek, DrSc.

Birth date:                  July 25, 1951

E-mail:                        racek@fnplzen.cz

Pregraduate Education

Secondary School: completed in 1969

University Studies: 1969 – 1975, Medical Faculty of Charles University in Pilsen, graduated as M.D.

Postgraduate Education: specialization in Clinical Biochemistry of the 1st degree (1978) and 2nd degree in (1981) at the Institute for Postgraduate Education in Medicine and Pharmacy in Prague

Ph.D. Studies of Biochemistry: 1982 – 1985 at the 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague. Thesis title: “Biosensor for Lactate Determination”

Associate Professorship: achieved in 1991 at the Medical Faculty of Charles University in Pilsen, as Associate Professor of Biochemistry; dissertation thesis title: “Cell-Based Biosensors in Clinical Biochemistry”

Professorship: achieved at the Medical Faculty of Charles University in Pilsen in 1997, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry

Doctor Dissertation (thesis title “Antioxidants and Their Influence on Oxidative Stress”) at the 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague in 2001, graduated as D.Sc. in Internal Medicine

Registered as: European Specialist in Laboratory Medicine (EurSpLM)

Employment: University Hospital in Pilsen, Department of Clinical Biochemistry: 1975 till now, since 1990 head of the department. Since May 2001 deputy director for laboratory disciplines

Charles University in Prague, Medical Faculty in Pilsen, head of the Institute of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics since January 1997 (in July 2003 the name was changed to Institute of Clinical Biochemistry and Haematology), simultaneously head of the Institute of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry (since October 1997 till now)

Membership: member and president of the Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry; member of the board of Medical Association in Pilsen, member of editorial board of “Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolism”; vice-chairman of the Accreditation Committee of Ministry of Health for Clinical Biochemistry; member or the Czech Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; honorary member of Scientific Council of the Medical Faculty, Charles University in Pilsen and Scientific Council of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague; member and supervisor of the Branch Board 04: Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry in the frame of the postgraduate doctor study of biomedicine; member of American Association of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (AACC); member of European Renal Association and European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA); full member of Working Group Register in frame of European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM); head of the National Coordination Committee Lab Tests Online, member of the branch commission of the Czech Medical Chamber for clinical biochemistry

Publications: 

Peer reviewed papers:          327 (papers in journals with impact factor: 93)

Texts:                                        3

Monographs:                             8

Chapters in monographs:        13                                          

Patents:                                     3

Cited (according to SCI):    1659times; self-citations excluded: 1576imes

Cited (according Scopus)    2067times; self-citations excluded: 1738times

H-index:                               23 (SCI); 24 (Scopus)