Prof. Josef Stingl, M.D., Ph.D. – Curriculum vitae

Date and place of birth: August 8, 1940 in Hradecko, County Plzeň-sever, Czech Republic
Basic and middle education: Basic School and Gymnasium in Kraslice, 1946 – 1957
Medical education: Medical Faculty of Charles University in Plzeň 1957 – 1963
Married, wife Ludmila, retirád. Two children, daughter Helena, 38, oncologic nourse, son Martin (31), computer technician
Specialization for general surgeon: 1978 (1st level) - resi

Employment and functions:
  • Assist. Professor of Dept. of Anatomy, Medical Faculty of Chrales University in Plzeň (1963 – 1978)
  • Assist. Professor of Dept. of Anatomy, 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University, Prague (1978 – 1991)
  • Assoc. Professor on the same Department (1991 – 1993)
  • Assoc. Professor of Dept. of Anatomy, 3rd Medical faculty of Charles University, Prague (1993)
  • Full Professor on the same department (1993 – until now)

Scientific qualification: Ph.D. (1973, in morphology)
Promotion to Assoc. Professor of Anatomy: 1991 on Charles University, Prague
Promotion to Full Professor of Anatomy: 1993 on Charles University, Prague
Research orientation: morphology and clinical anatomy of the locomotor apparatus and microcirculation
Publications: 90 full papers, including 3 monographs (morphology of the skeletal muscle blood vessels), 2 chapters in monographs and 4 textbooks (Dissection guide for dissection of the extremities – Czech and English version, 1 Textbook of regional anatomy for medical students – 120 pp., in Czech)
Awards: two times Price of the Ministery of Health of the Czechoslovak Republic and two times the Prize of the Czechoslovak Anatomical Society (for morphology of skeletal muscle microcirculation)

Memberships and functions in scientific societies:
  • Czech Anatomical Society (Secretary General and Treasurer – 1991 - 2002)
  • European Assiciation for Clinical Anatomy (Vice-President)
Another important functions:
  • Vice-Dean for research and science of the 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles Univ., Prague (1997 – 2003)
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the same Medical Faculty
  • Member of the Presidium of the Medical Section of the Grant Agency of Charles Univ.
  • Chairman of the Czech Comission for the promotions to the „Doctor of Sciences“ in the normal morphology
  • Supervisor of six postgraduate students in the region of Experimental Surgery
  • Vice-Rector of Charles University in Prague, responsible for international relationships (2003 until 2007)
Research stays:
  • 1967 – 1968 Department of Anatomy, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • 1990 (10 weeks) on the same Department (human testicular microcirculation)
  • 1991 – 1992 Department of Anatomy, Medical College, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA – an ECFMG Stipend, finished with distinction
  • 1995 (1 month) Department of Zoology, University of Salzburg (Austria) – visiting Professor
Grants during last 7 years
  • 3 grants of Czech Ministry of Education
  • 2 grants Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
  • 5 grants Grant Agency of the Charles University

SCI: total approx.150 citations, 40 during last 5 years

Prague, Nov. 14, 2005, Josef Stingl