P.J.Safarik University Kosice
Ingrid Schusterová is the head of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent medicine, Children University Hospital P.J.Š. University in Košice, Slovakia. At the same time, she is the head physician in the terciary center for valvular and congenital heart defects, Eastern Slovak Institute of cardiac and vascular diseases. She took specialization exam from adult and pediatric cardiology at National institute of cardiac and vascular diseases in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. After graduation she took part in fellowship training at Ottawa Civic Hospital, and later on performed research work in the area of cardiology at University of Ottawa in Canada. In the period from 11/1999 till 7/ 2004 she completed her training at Cardiologic department, II. Internal medicine clinic, General hospital, Vienna under supervision of Prof. Dr. Gerald Maurer. Later in 2005 she broaden her professional knowledge and skills at Cardiac surgery clinic, Kardiocentrum Universitätsklinik in Bad Oyenhausen, Germany. Her reaserch interests focus on preventive cardiology, obesity, and disorders of lipid metabolism, atherosclerosis and their prevention in the pediatric age group.
Paediatrics and Adolescent medicine