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Health facility administrator , Cardiac surgeon

Aris Lacis, Latvian health facility administrator, cardiac surgeon. Named Officier of the Three Star Order, 2001; recipient Bronze medal in Science, Soviet Union Central Exhibn. for Scientific Achievement, 1977, Commemorative medal Man of the Year, American Biographical Institute, 1995, Memorial award, 2008.

Background

Lacis, Aris was born on August 1, 1936 in Jelgava, Latvia. Son of Teodor and Zelma (Gedrovics) Lacis.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Riga Medical Institute, Latvia, 1961.

Career

Resident general surgery Jelgava (Latvia) General Hospital, 1961-1962. Resident thoracic surgery P. Stradina Clinical Hospital, Riga, Latvia, 1962-1964. Surgeon The Latvian Center Pulmonary Surgery, 1964-1969.

Assistant professor, chief surgeon Clinic General and Cardiovascular Surgery, Riga Medical Institute, 1969-1994. Professor, head Latvian State Cardiology Center Children, 1994—2006. Head Clinic for Children's Cardiology, Latvian Medical Academy.

Special editorial consultant Latvian Medical Academy, Riga, since 1990. Deputy directors general The Journal of Biological Chemistry, since 1997. Head Clinic Children's Cardiology & Cardiovasc.

Surgery, University Hospital Children, Riga Stredius University.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical journals, chapters to books. Author 3 monographs. Editorial board Latvian Pediatrics, Latvian Surgeon.

Membership

Member The World Medical Association (associate), European Society Cardiology, Riga Hansa Rotary Club (president 1998-1999), International Society Cardiovascular Surgery, Association for European Paediatric Cardiology (national delegate), World Society Cardiovasc. Surgeons, Latvian Society Cardiovasc. Surgery (president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming.

Connections

Married Aija Ozolina, September 8, 1958. Children: Aigars, Andis.

father:
Teodor Lacis

mother:
Zelma (Gedrovics) Lacis

spouse:
Aija Ozolina

child:
Aigars Lacis

child:
Andis Lacis