Jaroslav Rosenberger

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Jaroslav Rosenberger, PhD. (1975) serves as a senior researcher and expert on quality of life in patient with chronic disease and research capacity building. His clinical work is focused on patients with nephrological, kidney dialysis and transplant patients. His research focuses on the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease, the area of quality of life of patients on dialysis and after kidney transplantation, treatment of disorders of mineral and bone disorders in chronic kidney disease and malnutrition issues in nephrology. Since 2006 he has been responsible for the supervision of research projects in the framework of the Košice Institute for Society and Health, focusing particularly on the quality of life in patient with chronic disease. He participates in several projects from national research agencies, in bilateral research projects between UPJŠ and UMCG. J. Rosenberger graduated as a Medical Doctor (1999) and finished his PhD study in Medical Sciences by defending thesis on perceived health status after kidney transplantation (University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 2006). He completed postgradual specialization in Internal Medicine (2002) and in Nephrology (2005) and serves as co-promotor of PhD study in Medical Science (University of Groningen, The Netherlands) and Public Health (P.J. Šafárik University in Košice, Slovak Republic). He has published more than sixty research papers in SSCI journals, resulting in more than 400 Scopus citations; his h-index is equal to 13.


Selected scientific activities and projects:

2017 – 2021 How to use health literacy profiles in improvement of chronic
disease management. APVV-16-0490
2000 – 2014 LORIDIS: Longitudinal research on incapacitating chronic disease. APVV 0220-10
2011 – 2014 HepaMeta Risk factors for hepatitis B/C and metabolic syndrome in a group of people living in Roma settlements
2004 – 2007 Center for education and research in the social aspects of health.
2003 – present Member of  Slovak Medical Chamber
2002 – present Member of European Renal Association / European Dialysis and Transplantation Association
2000 – present Member of Slovak Medical Society,  Slovak Internal Medicine Society,  Slovak Nephrology Society (board member),  Slovak Transplantation Society

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