Member of European Conservatives and Reformists Group
Chair: DSCA Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees
Member: Conference of Delegation Chairs, Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
- Grammar school, Kutná Hora (1976-1980). Faculty of Paediatric Medicine, Charles University, Prague (1980-1986); first and second level postgraduate diplomas in paediatrics (1989, 1993).
- Doctor, then deputy senior consultant, Paediatrics and Post-Natal Department, Kolín Hospital (1986-1994). Private paediatrics practice, Kolín (1992-1997). Director of the Health Insurance department at the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic (1994-1997). Deputy Minister of Health for Health Insurance and Health Legislation (1998).
- Member of Kolín Town Council (1998-2004, 2006-2010).
- Member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic for ODS (Civic Democratic Party) (1998-2004); Member of the Permanent Delegation of the Parliament of the Czech Republic to the Council of Europe (2002-2004).
- Member of the European Parliament for ODS (Civic Democratic Party); member of the EPP-ED political group (2004-2009).
- Chairman of the Health Care Committee of the Central Bohemia Regional Council (2004-2008). Member of the group of experts for the Kulatý st?l (Round Table) project on the future financing of the Czech health care system. Vice-Chairman of the Interdepartmental Coordination Committee for promoting the implementation of eHealth in the Czech Republic. Chairman of the board of directors of the Czech National Forum for e-Health. Chairman of the Health and Social Affairs Committee of the Kolín municipal council (until 2010). Chairman of the Board of the IZIP project (internet access to patient healthcare information), co-author of the IZIP project. Chairman of the board of directors of the Czech National Forum against Osteoporosis (until 2011). Chairman of the board of directors of the Stipendijní nada?ní fond m?sta Kolína (Scholarship Fund of the town of Kolín) (until 2010)