Political Group: EPP
Phone in Brussels: +32 (0)2 284 52 89
Charles University in Prague, Medical Faculty (1972-1978). Certificate of postgraduate study in anaesthesiology and reanimation (1982). Certificate of postgraduate study in general medicine (1984). Doctor at an anaesthesiological and resuscitation department (since 1978). General practitioner (since 1994). External teacher at the Institute of Medical Ethics and Bioethics (Bratislava) (1991-1992).
Vice-Chairman of a District National Committee (Dolný Kubín) (1990-1991). Head of the Department for International Relations at the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic (1991-1992). Chairman of KDH (Christian Democratic Movement) (Orava region) (1992-1994). Member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic for KDH (1994-1998). Member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic for SDK (Slovak Democratic Coalition)/KDH (1998-1999). Member of the Committee on Social Affairs and Health Care (1994-1998). Member of the EU-Slovak Republic Joint Parliamentary Committee (1995-1998). Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of the Slovak Republic (1998-1999).
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Slovak Republic to Canada (1999-2002).
President of the citizens' association 'Donum Vitae'.