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1982 - 1988 Purkyně Military Medical Research and Postgraduate Institute and Faculty of medicine Charles University Hradec Králové – M.D.
1988 - 1991 Medical Board Certificate in hygiene and epidemiology 1st degree specialization
1991 - 1994 Purkyně Military Medical Academy – Scientific preparation (Ph.D. equivalent)
1994 - 1994 University of Birmingham - Certificate in Hospital management international
1991 - 1995 Medical Board Certificate in Epidemiology – 2nd degree specialisation
1996 Purkyně Military Medical Academy – Associate professor - Epidemiology
1996 - 1998 Medical Board Certificate in Public Health – 2nd degree specialisation
1994 - 1999 Purkyně Military Medical Academy – Ph.D. - Epidemiology
2000 - 2003 Medical Board Certificate in Medical microbiology - 1st degree specialization
2007 University of Defense – Professor - Hygiene, Preventive medicine and Epidemiologie
Prof. Prymula main research interests are clinical and pre-clinical development and testing of novel vaccines focused on pneumococcal conjugated and protein vaccines and serogroup B meningococcal vaccines.
since 2009 Director - University Hospital Hradec Kralove
2004 - 2009 Dean - Faculty of Military Health Sciences Hradec Králové
2002 - 2004 Chancellor - Purkyně Military Medical Academy Hradec Králové
2003 - 2009 Chair - Department of Epidemiology Purkyně Military Medical Academy (PMMA) and Faculty of Medical Health Sciences (FMHS) Hradec Králové
1998 - 2003 Chair – Dept. of Management and Military pharmacy PMMA Hradec Králové
1997 - 2002 Deputy Chancellor for pedagogical affaires - PMMA Hradec Králové
1995 - 1997 Head of group - Dept. of Epidemiology PMMA Hradec Králové
1990 - 1995 Academic staff - Dept. of Epidemiology PMMA Hradec Králové
1988 - 1990 Physician at specialization course (Military Hospital Plzen and University Hospital Hradec Králové)
Chair - Czech Vaccination Society Czech Medical Association of J.E. Purkyně
Vice-chair - Accreditation committee of Czech Ministry of Health - Hygiene and Epidemiology
Member - Scientific Board FMHS, Hradec Králové
Member - Scientific Board - University Hradec Králové
Member - Scientific Board – Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, Charles University in Prague
Member - Scientific Board – Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové, Charles University in Prague
Member - panel of the Grant Agency of Czech Republic
Member - panel of the Internal Grant Agency Ministry of Health
Member - Management Board of European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) – Stockholm
Member - International Scientific Working group on TBE (ISW-TBE) – Vienna
Member - European Scientific Working Group on Influenza - Rotterdam
Chair - Central European Vaccine Advisory Group
Chair of editorial board - Vakcinologie
International society of infectious diseases
European society of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases
International hospital federation,
Birmingham alumni organisation
International society of travel medicine, European society of pediatric infectious diseases
International Journal of Infectious Diseases
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
Expert review of vaccines
1993 Prince Charles Fellowship
1994 British Council Fellowship
2004 Bronze honorary medal of the Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in HK
2004 Memorial medal of University of Pardubice
2007 Kredb’s Prize for the best publication in infectology, Czech Society of Infection Diseases, CzMA
2009 Prize for the Best poster and oral presentation Europediatrics – Moscow 2009
2009 Great Mind of the 21st Century (in Vaccinology) - ABI
2010 Honorary prize - council of CzMA
2014 Honorary medal - CzMA
Busse R., Peter Struk P., Marshall T., Prymula R., Petrakova A., Wendy Wisbaum. Health care Systems in transition: Czech Republic. Copenhagen, WHO Regional Office for Europe on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2000, pp. 68.
Prymula R a kol: Biologický a chemický terorismus, 1st ed., Praha, Grada, 2002. 150 s., ISBN 80-247-0288-6.
Prymula R, Špliňo M: Syndrom akutního respiračního selhání, 1st ed. Praha, Grada, 2005, 144 s. ISBN 80-247-1550-3
Prymula, R., Bergsaker MR, Esposito, S. et al, Protection against varicella with two doses of combined measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine versus one dose of monovalent varicella vaccine: a multicentre, observer-blind, randomised, controlled trial. The Lancet, 2014 01/2014; DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61461-5 (IF: 39.06).
Prymula R, Siegrist CA, Chlibek R, Zemlickova H, Vackova M, Smetana J, Lommel P, Kaliskova E, Borys D, Schuerman L: Effect of prophylactic paracetamol administration at time of vaccination on febrile reactions and antibody responses in children: two open-label, randomised controlled trials. Lancet. 2009 Oct 17;374(9698):1339-50. (IF 28,409).
Vesikari T, Karvonen A, Prymula R, Schuster V, Tejedor JC, Cohen R, Meurice F, Han HH, Damaso S, Bouckenooghe A: Efficacy of human rotavirus vaccine against rotavirus gastroenteritis during the first 2 years of life in European infants: randomised, double-blind controlled study. Lancet. 2007 Nov 24;370(9601):1757-63. (IF 28,638).
Prymula R, Peeters P, Chrobok V, Kriz P, Novakova E, Kaliskova E, Kohl I, Lommel P, Poolman J, Prieels JP, Schuerman L: Pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides conjugated to protein D for prevention of acute otitis media caused by both Streptococcus pneumoniae and non-typable Haemophilus influenzae: a randomised double-blind efficacy study. Lancet. 2006 Mar 4;367(9512):740-8. (IF 25,800).
Prymula R, Shuerman L: Pneumococcal vaccination for acute otitis media – Reply. Lancet. 2006 Mar 4;367(9526):1898-8. (IF 25,800)