Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Riga Stradins University, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, University Latvia, Riga.
Physician Riga First Hospital, 1996—2000. Cardiologist Latvian Center Cardiology, since 2000. Docent University Latvia, since 2001, investigator Institute Experimental and Clinical Medicine, 2006—2008, senior investigator, researcher Latvian Research Institute Cardiology, since 2008.
Board member Baltic Atherosclerosis society, Riga, since 2002.
Fellow: European Society Cardiology. Member: American Heart Association, Latvian Society Cardiology (board member 2005-2008).