Director of Centre for Communicable Diseases and AIDS
Name, surname:Name, surname:
Saulius Čaplinskas, PhD., Prof.
(Doctor of Medicine, Professor at Mykolas Romeris University)
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graduated from Kaunas Secondary School No.5 with gold medal graduation honours.
graduated from Kaunas Medical Institute, Medical Faculty.
defended a Doctoral dissertation and was awarded MD.
1989 – 2009
Director of Lithuanian AIDS Centre.
Director of The Centre for Communicable Diseases and AIDS.
Over 20 years of administrative work experience
. Comprehensive scientific and practical expertise, experience of cooperation with society and both inter-sectoral and international cooperation. International expert (World Health Organization, United Nations, the European Commission, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), UNICEF, IUSTI, etc.); experience in international project management.
Modern public health advocate.
Has actively participated in forming modern concept of public health in Lithuania: (one of co-authors of Lithuanian Health Programme 1998.
Member of National Drug Control Commission and National Health Council under the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (2001-2005), and various National intersectoral working groups.
Since 2008 a freelance expert on public health care issues for Health Committee of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.
Author and co-author of 72 books (including 38 monographs), 1023 scientific and popular science articles, other publications.
Editor of 63 publications.
Author of presentations at 402 international conferences.
Member of Editorial Board of magazines Public Health („Visuomenės sveikata“) and Virology („Virusologija“ in Russian).
Member of International AIDS Society.
Member of New York Academy of Sciences.