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János Németh

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        Work Address:           Department of Ophthalmology,
Semmelweis University,
H-1085 Budapest, Mária u. 39., Hungary
Phone:  + 36-30-952-33-10                   Fax: + 36-1-210-0309
        Email:                        nemeth.janos@med.semmelweis-univ.hu
PERSONAL:
        Name:  János Németh               Title:  Prof., M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Date of Birth:             September 19, 1952
Place of Birth:           Szombathely, Hungary
Nationality:                Hungarian
Personal Status          Married
Children:                    Kinga (1982), János (1989)

Profession:                 Medical Doctor, General Ophthalmologist,
Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Lecturer,
Full time Professor, Director

EDUCATION:

       Basic Training:
1959 – 1971             Primary and Secondary Schools
of Ferenc Verseghy School in Szolnok, Hungary

        Medical Training:
           1971 – 1977             Medical University of Szeged, Hungary
Graduated as a Medical Doctor in 1977.
(Grade: “Summa cum laude”)

1977 – 1981             Residency at the Department of Ophthalmology,
Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary

1981 November       Specialisation on General Ophthalmology
and Ophthalmic Surgery

1984 – 1992             Fellowship for Anterior Segment Surgery and Vitreoretinal Surgery
Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary

1991 March             Ph. D. thesis, defended in Budapest

1997 May                Habilitation (Dr. med. habil.), in Semmelweis Medical University

1997 September       Széchenyi Professorship

2003 May                D. Sc. thesis, defended in Budapest
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

2010 March             GCP exam

APPOINTMENTS:
     1975 – 1977             Part time Scientific Research Work
Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary

1977 – to Date         General Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmic Surgeon
and University Lecturer
Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary

1987 – 1992             Head of the Laboratory of Ophthalmic Ultrasonography
Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary

1989 – 1992             Leader of the Computing Unit
Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary

1991 – 1992             Assistant Professor
Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary

1992 – 1995             Assistant Professor
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

1992 – to Date         Head of the Laboratory of Ophthalmic Ultrasonography
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

1992 – to Date         Leader of the Corneal Refractive Surgery Unit
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

1995 – to Date         Associate Professor
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

1997 – 2004             Deputy Director of the 1st Department of Ophthalmology
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

 

2002 – to Date         Full time Professor
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., SemmelweisUniv., Budapest, Hungary
2004 – 2005             Acting Director of the 1st Department of Ophthalmology

1st Dept. Ophthalmol., SemmelweisUniv., Budapest, Hungary

 

2005 – to Date         Director of the Department of Ophthalmology

Dept. Ophthalmol., SemmelweisUniv., Budapest, Hungary

 

2008 – to Date         Board Member of the Drug Discovery and Safety Center (DDSC)
Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

 

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

Teaching of university students
1977 – to Date         General Ophthalmology for medical students as a full time
University Lecturer
1977 – 1992                     Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary
1992 – to Date                 1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

1988 – to Date         General Ophthalmology for foreign medical students in English
as a full time University Lecturer
1988 – 1992                     Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary
1992 – 2004                     1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary
2005 – to Date                Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Univ., Budapest, Hungary

 

Participation in university postgraduate teaching
     1981 – to Date         Postgraduate training for Medical Doctors and General
Ophthalmologists at postgraduate courses
(ophthalmic diagnostics, Sjögren’s syndrome, lacrimal system,
glaucoma, anterior segment microsurgery)
1981 – 1992                     Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary
1992 – to Date                 1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary
1989 – to Date         Ophthalmic Ultrasonography for General Ophthalmologists and
Ophthalmic Sonographers as leader of the courses
1989 – 1992                     Dept. Ophthalmol., Albert Szent-Györgyi Med. Univ., Szeged, Hungary
1992 – to Date                 1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

 

1993 – to Date         Excimer laser refractive and therapeutic corneal surgery
for General Ophthalmologists
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

1999 – 2008             Participation in the new residency training development,
national secretary

2008 – to Date         Regional leader of the ophthalmic residency training program
                                                  SemmelweisUniversity, Budapest, Hungary

 

Organisation of international postgraduate courses
            1989               Echoophthalmography.  Szeged, Hungary
1993               Echoophthalmography.  Budapest, Hungary

1997               EUPO Courses – Member of the Local Organising Committee
1999               Imaging in Ophthalmology – Budapest, Hungary
2012               UENOS Update – European Neuro-ophthalmology course, Budapest

Participation in Ph.D. education programs
     1997 – to Date         Leader of two subprograms in the framework of  The physiology and                 pathology of the vision Ph.D. program for General Ophthalmologists
1st Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Medical Univ., Budapest, Hungary

 

1997 – to Date         lecturer (1 semester, 10 lectures) in the framework of the Use of
imaging methods in medicine – radiology
subprogram in
Attila József University, Physic Ph.D. program, Szeged, Hungary

2000- to Date         Leader of two PhD subprograms (4 defended, 3 ongoing PhD)

 

CONgresS  Organisation

1990  International Meeting on Echoophthalmography.  Szeged, Hungary
1991  Automated perimetry congress (with international participation).  Szeged, Hungary
1992  XVI. Alpe-Adria International Ophthalmological Congress. Győr, Hungary
1996  9th Congress of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in
Medicine and Biology, Budapest, Hungary
1997  XIth Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology. Budapest, Hungary
1999  Imaging in Ophthalmology, 4th International Conference on Echoophthalmography,
Budapest, Hungary
2002, 2003, 2004      Congresses of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society in Hungary
2004  XX. Congress of the Societas Internationalis pro Diagnostica Ultrasonica in
Ophthalmologia (SIDUO), Budapest, Hungary
2009  6th Congress of the South-East European Ophthalmological Society
(SEEOS), Budapest, Hungary
2009  VIIth Congress of Hungarian Ophthalmic Nurses and Assitants (SHAO)
2011 Congress of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society, Siófok, Hungary

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

1977 – to Date        Hungarian Ophthalmological Society  – Board member,
Secretary General (1997-2004), President Elect (2007-2010),
President (2010-2013)

1987 – to Date        International Society for Ophthalmic Ultrasound (SIDUO)

Executive Board member
1987 – to Date        Medical and Biological Ultrasound Section of the Hungarian
Biophysical Society     – Scientific Board member

1987 – to Date        European Medical Ultrasound Society

1988 – to Date        European Glaucoma Society

1990 – 1998           Hungarian Contact Lens Society
1992 – to Date       Hungarian Society of  Intraocular Lens Implantation (SHIOL)
1993 – to Date       Hungarian Ophthalmic Ultrasound Society    – Secretary
1994 – to Date       Hungarian Ultrasound Society    – Board member
1995 – 1999           European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeon
1995 – to Date       Internet Ophthalmology Society (IOS)
1996 – to Date       Internet Association for Biomedical Sciences (INABIS) – Councillor
     1997 – to Date       American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member of the Global Outreach Committee (2008-2011)
…- Member of the Global Education & Outreach Committee
(2013)
1998 – to Date       Hungarian Health Society
1999 – to Date       Sándor Korányi Society
1999 – to Date       Hungarian Medical Laser and Optical Society – Board member
1999 – to Date       Health Insurance Society
2000 – to Date       European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
2002 – to Date       International Society for Imaging in the Eye (ISIE)
2002 – to Date       Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) –
International Member Committee: member, chair 2009-2012
                                                  – International Chapter Affiliate Council, member 2007-to Date

2000 – to Date       Societas Scientiarum Savariensis
2003 – to Date       International Society of Dacryology and Dry Eye
2003 – to Date       South-East European Ophthalmological Society (SEEOS)
Foundation Board Member – President 2009-2010
     2004 – to Date       European Vision Institute
2007 – to Date       Hungarian ARVO Chapter Affiliate – President of the Steering
Committee
     2007 – to Date       European Academy of Ophthalmology – 5th Seat
     2010 – to Date       Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
Member of TFOS SIS Committee

2010 – to Date       International Council of Ophthalmology – Member of the Board of
Trustees
     2012 – to Date       International Agency for Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) –
Chair Europe

 

FIELDS OF INTEREST:

Sjögren’s syndrome; diagnosis and therapy
Lacrimal drainage system; examination and surgery
Early detection of glaucoma (Ph.D. thesis)
Examination of the orbital blood circulation in glaucoma
Diagnostic ultrasonography and echobiometry
Ultrasound biomicroscopy of the eye
Color Doppler and color velocity imaging in ophthalmology
Refractive and therapeutic excimer laser corneal surgery
Tear film dynamics

Corneal topography and wavefront aberrometry

Retina implant project

Diabetic retinopathy, VAP-1 inhibitors

 

AWARDS:

Scientific Congress of Hungarian Students: FIRST PRIZE,            1976, Budapest, Hungary

Hungarian Local Winner of the “CHIBRET AWARD”,  1985, Hungary
Scientific Award of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society: FIRST PRIZE

1985, Budapest, Hungary

X. Scientific Session of Young Scientists: SECOND PRIZE,  1986, Budapest, Hungary

Dr. István Cserháti Memorial Session: FIRST PRIZE,  1988, Szeged, Hungary

Dr. Ferenc PAPOLCZY Foundation: FIRST PRIZE,  1988, Budapest, Hungary

Dr. Ferenc PAPOLCZY Foundation: FIRST PRIZE,  1990, Budapest, Hungary

Imre-Blaskovics Prize of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society: 2010, Szeged,
Hungary

 

SCIENTIFIC  PUBLICATIONS:

Books (author or editor):                   9

Chapters in book                             30

Scientific publications                   295

International journals                                  89

Hungarian journals                                    142

Other scientific publications                        64

Lectures in congresses                   630

Impact factors: in international journals                 133.734

Science citation index                                          >315

H-index                                                                   11

Other fields of activity:

Experts for evaluation of proposals received in connection with specific research programmes by the European Commission (Directorate-General XII, Science, Research and Development) (98/C385A/02 corrigendum No. 1999/C25A/02)

Participation in the work of the EUPO (European Union of Professors in Ophthalmology

Secretary of the Ophthalmologic Advisory Board for the Ministry of Health (since 1995-2007)

Secretary General of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society (1997-2004)
President Elect (2007-2010), President (2010-2013)

Eye Health in the Eastern European Region Study Group – active member

Consultant of the Ministry of Education in connection with World Bank Institutional Development Projects

IAPB (International Agency for Prevention of Blindness)
Childhood Eye Health Program Committee member, from 2007

IAPB Europe, Co-Chair (2008-2012), Chair (2012-to date)

 

 

 

Budapest, 20 February, 2013