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Renata Cífková

Renata Cífková
Head, Center for Cardiovascular Prevention
First Faculty of Medicine and Thomayer Hospital
Charles University in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic

Renata Cífková completed her medical education at Charles University in Prague and in 1986 earned a PhD in internal medicine with special emphasis on cardiology. Since 2009, she has been a Professor of Medicine with the Charles University Medical School in Prague. She has also been Head of the Center for Cardiovascular Prevention, Thomayer Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic since 2010.

Prof. Cífková’s primary research interests are are epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors, primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, and clinical studies. Search for recent publications [links open in a new window or tab].

She has held positions as Assistant Professor in the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education, Dept of Cardiology, Prague, Czech Republic and has also been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. In 1999, she was Honorary Visiting Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

Member of the Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Joint Task Forces of the European Society of Cardiology, European Atherosclerosis Society and European Society of Hypertension on prevention of coronary heart disease in clinical practice

Member of the European Society of Cardiology Task Force on cardiovascular disease in pregnancy (version 2011 and 2018)

Member of the ESH/ESC Task Force for Joint Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension (version 2013)

Current positions

Member of the Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Joint Task Forces of the European Society of Cardiology, European Atherosclerosis Society and European Society of Hypertension on prevention of coronary heart disease in clinical practice
Member of the European Society of Cardiology Task Force on cardiovascular disease in pregnancy (version 2011 and 2018)
Member of the ESH/ESC Task Force for Joint Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension (version 2013)

Membership of professional societies

  • Czech Purkyne Medical Society
  • Czech Society of Cardiology (2009-2011 Chair of the Working Group of Preventive Cardiology)
  • Czech Society of Angiology
  • Czech Society of Hypertension (1997-2005 President, 2005-2010 Vice President,2011- Treasurer)
  • Czech Atherosclerosis Society (Treasurer) Int. Soc. of Hypertension
  • European Society of Hypertension (1997-2005 Board member, 1999-2005 Secretary, 2005-present ex officio Board member: Educational Activities Committee, Secretary)
  • European Society of Cardiology (2012-2014 Chairperson of the WG Hypertension and the Heart, 2014-2016 Past-chair, Council on Hypertension)

Recent awards

  • 2005: Prusík Prize of the Czech Society of Angiology
  • 2005: Honorary membership of the Slovak Society of Hypertension
  • 2008: Honorary membership of the Polish Society of Hypertension
  • 2009: Peter Sleight Award, conferred by the European Society of Hypertension for an outstanding contribution to research, education and leadership in the fields of hypertension and cardiovascular protection
  • 2010: Honorary membership of the Czech Society of Angiology
  • 2011: Public Award for Medical Research of the Minister of Health of the Czech Republic
  • 2014: Honorary membership of the Romanian Society of Hypertension
  • 2015: Award for Medical Research of the Minister of Health of the Czech Republic
  • 2015: Honorary membership of the Czech Society of Hypertension
  • 2015:Honorary membership of the Czech Society of Internal Medicine