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Dr Ágnes Zana

Curriculum vitae

Date and place of birth: 04.01.72, Szeged, Hungary
Office address: Semmelweis University Institute of Behavioural Sciences
1089-HU, 4. Nagyvárad tér, Budapest, Hungary
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Phone: 00 36 1 210-29-50

Education and Qualification:
2009 – Ph.D. degree on clinical psychology
2000 – Cultural and visual anthropologist, Miskolc University, Arts Faculty
1990 – Szent István Secondary High School, Budapest

Courses:
2005    – Basic Palliative Care Course – Hungarian Hospice-Palliative Association, Budapest
2005 – Life Skills – Williams training, facilitator course – Semmelweis University

Employment history:
From 2011 – project manager at the Hungarian Hospice palliative Association, ‘Voluntary high school students for the Hospice’
From 2008 – assistant lecturer – Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Behavioural Sciences
From 2005 – Voluntary work at the Hungarian Hospice Palliative Association
From 2005 – online editor of the CEE and FSU Newsletter (English, Russian, Hungarian versions) – Hungarian Hospice-Palliative Association
From 2005 – Project manager-assistant, EAPC Congress 2007- Budapest – Hungarian Hospice-Palliative Association, LOC
From 2004 – Full time PhD student
From 2004 – teacher of bioethics and medical anthropology – Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Behavioural Sciences
From 2004 – Teacher of ethics – Károly Róbert College Business and Commercial Department, Gyöngyös

Language skills:
Hungarian (native)
English (fluent)
Russian (beginner)

Field of interest:
Thanatology, hospice, bioethics, medical anthropology, psychology

Publications

Journal Articles
1.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Szabó Gábor (2006): Validation of the Multidimensional Fear of Death Scale on Hungarian population. Mentálhigiéné és Pszichoszomatika, 7 (3) 257-265. In Hungarian
2.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes – Szabó Gábor (2006): Effect of End of life-care courses and death image of medical students. Kharón, X. évf. 3-4 sz. 46-58 o. In Hungarian
3.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes – Szabó Gábor (2007): Az élet végi ismeretek oktatásának hatása a medikusok és az egészségügyi dolgozók halállal kapcsolatos attitűdjére. Lege Artis Medicinae 17 (2): 144-148.
4.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Szabó Gábor (2008): Generational comparison study regarding fear of death, death attitude and mental health. Lege Artis Medicinae 18 (4): 319-320. In Hungarian
5.    Zana Ágnes (2008): Death and dying in the media. Kharón Thanatológiai Szemle, XI. évf. 3-4 sz. 53-68. In Hungarian
6.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes – Szabó Gábor (2008): Effect of end of life education on medical students’ and health care workers’ death attitude. Palliative Medicine, 22 (3) 264-269 IP: 1,8
7.    Zana Ágnes (2009): Attitudes toward death in Hungary using the Multidimesional Fear of Death Scale. Clinical and Experimental Medical Journal Volume 3, Number 2. 327-335.
8.    Zana Ágnes (2009): A halálkép alakulása és változása Magyarországon, a korosztályos értékítélet-különbségek és a lehetséges mérési módszerek vizsgálata. Tabu-e még a halál? Tézisek. Orvosi Hetilap, 150. évfolyam, 25. szám, 1183–1187
9.    Zana Ágnes (2009): The development and change of death image in Hungary. Differences in value judgement according to age and analysis of possible measurement methods. Is death still a taboo? Ph.D. Theses. Clinical and Experimental Medical Journal Volume 3, Number 2. 353-359.
10.    Zana Ágnes- Hegedűs Katalin (2009): Intervention strategies regarding issue of death and dying. Mentálhigiéné és pszichoszomatika. 10 (4): 337-347. In Hungarian
11.    Zana Ágnes – Szabó Gábor – Hegedűs Katalin (2009): Validity and reliability of the Multidimensional Fear of Death Scale in the Hungarian population. Journal of Medical Ethics (közlésre elfogadva) IP: 1,3
12.    Zana Ágnes (2010): Death images and change of rituals. Embertárs, VIII./I. 54-62. In HungarianBook chapters
1.    Zana Á., Hegedűs K., Szabó G. (2007): Changes of rituals and there effects in social connections in the Hungarian Society. Death image of the Hungarian population. In: Kopp Mária (edt): Magyar lelkiállapot 2008. Esélyteremtés és esélyegyenlőség. Semmelweis Kiadó, Budapest, 382-389.
2.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes – Szabó Gábor (2007): Stresszkezelő módszerek az egészségügyi dolgozók és a medikusok halállal, haldoklással kapcsolatos attitűdjeinek javítására. A tanfolyamok hatásvizsgálata. In: Kopp Mária (szerk.): Magyar lelkiállapot 2008. Esélyteremtés és esélyegyenlőség. Semmelweis Kiadó, Budapest, 114-120.
3.    Zana Ágnes – Pilling János (2009): Thanatology in medical anthropology. In: Pikó Bettina – Lázár Imre (szerk.): Orvosi antropológia, Medicina Kk. (megjelenés alatt) In Hungarian
4.    Zana Ágnes (2011): Bioethics. Oktatási háttéranyag a középiskolák biológiai oktatási anyagához (Edt. Prof. Dr. Falus András). http://www.dgci.sote.hu/biolhatteranyag  In Hungarian
5.    Szebik I., Zana Á. (2011): Bioethics, the ethical questions of biotechnological researches. In: Innovációmenedzsment tankönyv. Semmelweis Egyetem (Megjelenés alatt) In Hungarian

Conference abstracts in English
1.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes (2006): Current palliative care and hospice research programs. Summa Health System, St. Thomas Hospital, Akron, US, 2006. március 16.
2.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes (2006): Effect of palliative care courses on healthcare workers’ state of mind and attitudes towards death. 4th Research Forum of Palliative Care, 25-27 May, Venice, 2006. Palliative Medicine 2006, 20 (3) 268.
3.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin (2006): Generational comparison study of conceptions on death. Is death still a taboo? 4th Research Forum of Palliative Care, 25-27 May, Venice, 2006. Palliative Medicine 2006, 20 (3) 340.
4.    Zana Ágnes – Szabó Gábor- Hegedűs Katalin (2006): The validity of Fear of Death scale among high school students. 20th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Warsaw, 30 August – 2 September 2006, Psychology & Health 2116, 21 (1) 167.
5.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Szabó Gábor (2007): Death attitude study among adolescents and other age-groups. 65th Annual Scientific Conference of the American Psychosomatic Society, Budapest, 7-10 March, 2007. Psychosomatic Medicine
6.    Hegedus K, Zana Á (2007): Effect of hospice courses on health care workers’ death attitude. Ápoláskutatási Konferencia, Budapest, 2007. május 11.
7.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes (2007): Effect of end-of-life education on medical students’ and health care workers’ death attitude. 65th Annual Scientific Conference of the American Psychosomatic Society, Budapest, 7-10 March, 2007. Psychosomatic Medicine
8.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Szabó Gábor (2007): Study on death attitude with the Lester Attitude toward Death Scale. 10th biennal Conference of European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest 7-9 June, 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
9.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes (2007): Effect of end-of-life education on medical students’ death attitude. 10th biennal Conference of European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest 7-9 June, 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
10.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes – Elena Vvedenskaya (2007): The CEE & FSU Palliative Care Monthly Email Newsletter. 10th biennal Conference of European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest 7-9 June, 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
11.    Varga Éva – Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Munk Katalin (2007): Organizing the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2006 in Hungary. 10th biennal Conference of European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest 7-9 June, 2007. European Journal of Palliative Care
12.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Szabó Gábor (2007): Gender differences in attitudes toward death and anxiety. 2nd World Conference of Stress, 23-27 August 2007. Budapest
13.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Szabó Gábor (2007): Attitude toward death among adolescents. 21th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 15 – 18 August 2007. Maastricht
14.    Zana Ágnes – Hegedűs Katalin – Szabó Gábor (2007): Gender differences in attitude toward death. First Conference of the Central and Eastern European Society of Behavioural Medicine. 2007. Augusztus 15-18. Pécs
15.    Hegedűs Katalin – Zana Ágnes – Szabó Gábor (2008): Generational and gender comparison of fear of death. The 2th International Conference of Palliative Care, 19-22 March, Eilat 2008.
16.    Zana Ágnes (2008): Anthropology and dying: where medicine and religion meets. Sacral Communication and Healing. II. Budapest – Balaton Summer Course & Sattelite Workshop of 10th Biennal Conference of EASA. 2008. 31 August – 5 September, Budapest, Balatonszárszó
17.    Zana Ágnes – Zana Katalin – Hegedűs Katalin (2011): Fear of death and humour –  comic elements in film art. Bob Fosse: All That Jazz. European Association for Palliative Care XII., 19-21. May, 2011. Lissbon, Portugal