Doc. MUDr. Iva Holmerová, Ph.D.

Iva HOLMEROVÁ, associate professor

Head of the Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long-term Care (CELLO)

Vice-dean for International Affairs

Research Area

  • Health and social care interface

  • Dementia

  • Depression

  • Family caregivers issues

  • Dance and movement therapy

  • Ethics in geriatric care

  • Anthropological issues of medical and social care


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  • 2009: Associated Professor, Social Anthropology, Charles University

  • 2002: PhD, Social Gerontology, Charles University

  • 1981: MD, Faculty of General Medicine

  • Postgraduate professional licencing education: General Medicine (I 1985,  II 1989), Geriatric Medicine (1993), Public Health (1996), Long-Term Care Medicine (2011)

Work Experience

Medical and Organisational

  • 1992–present: founding Director and Consultant Geriatrician, Centre of Gerontology Praha 8  – implementation and practical development and management of a model of comprehensive health and social care for older persons

  • 1981: physician


  • 2014–present: Visiting Professor, Dementia Practice and Policy Centre, University of the West of Scotland, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • 2012–present: head of the Department of Post-acute Care, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education

  • 2012–present: Vice-Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague

  • 2010–present: founding head of CELLO UK FHS (Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long-term Care)

  • 2009–present: Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague

Public and Scientific Activities


  • 2015–present: President of the Czech Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics

  • 2007–2011: member of the Czech Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics

  • 2003–2014: Chairperson of the Czech Alzheimer Society

  • 2005–present: member of the Government Committee on Ageing

  • 2002–present: member of the Scientific committee of the Hradec Geriatric Conference

  • 1997–present: founding member of the board of the Czech Alzheimer Society

  • 1996–present: the main convener and supervisor of the Prague Days of Gerontology


  • 2012–present: board member of the international scientific network INTERDEM (Psychosocial interventions in dementia).

  • 2010–present: Vice-chairperson of Alzheimer Europe.

  • 2008–present: president of the International Longevity Centre Czech Republic member of the ILC Global Alliance.

  • 2008–present: Board member of Alzheimer Europe

Publications (selection)

  • BRIGGS, R. - HOLMEROVÁ, Iva - MARTIN, F. C. Towards standards of medical care for physicians in nursing homes. European Geriatric Medicine, 2015, 2015(6), 401-403. ISSN 1878-7649.

  • HOLMEROVÁ, Iva - HORT, Jakub - RUSINA, Robert. Výsledky pilotní studie: neformální péče o pacienty s demencí. Geriatrie a gerontologie, 2015, 4(3), 117-124. ISSN 1805-4684.

  • HOLMEROVÁ, Iva. Geriatrie 2015 v Evropě a u nás. Geriatrie a gerontologie, 2015, 2015(2), 108-109. ISSN 1805-4684.

  • HOLMEROVÁ, Iva - VEPŘKOVÁ, Radka - WAUGH, Anne. Dementia Palliare: Zásady dobré praxe v péči o lidi s pokročilou demencí. Geriatrie a gerontologie, 2015, 2015(3), 149-157. ISSN 1805-4684.

  • HOLMEROVÁ, Iva. Sociální roboti v době demografického stárnutí. Geriatrie a gerontologie, 2015, 4(3), 115-162. ISSN 1805-4684.

  • HOLMEROVÁ, Iva - WAAGEOVÁ, Alena - HRADCOVÁ, Dana. Dlouhodobá péče - geriatrické aspekty a kvalita. 1 vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2015. 176 s. ISBN 978-80-247-5439-0.

  • HRADCOVÁ, Dana - VAŇKOVÁ, Hana - HOLMEROVÁ, Iva. Towards Person Centered Care in Nursing Homes: Gerontological and Organizational Supervision Project in the Southern Moravia Region. IMPACT Journal, 2015,  ISSN 2444-5711.

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