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physician , researcher , Education educator

Inese Pontaga, Latvian education educator, physician, researcher. Grantee Research Grant No.01.0036 Leader, Latvian Council of Science, 1999 - 2003.


Pontaga, Inese was born on July 28, 1965 in Kraslava, Latvia. Daughter of Voldemars Pontags and Karija Pontaga.


Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Latvian Medical Academy, Riga, Latvia, 1983—1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Inst.Clin. and Experimental Medicine, Latvian State University, 1997.


Laboratory assistant Latvian Science Institite of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Riga, Latvia, 1987—1989. Post-graduate student Latvian Science Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Latvia, 1990—1992, research assistant Latvia, 1992—1994. Researcher Laboratory of Biomechanics of Latvian Medical Academy, Latvia, 1994—1996.

Physician Department of Internal Diseases of the Riga Hospital No.2, Latvia, 1990—2000. Docent, teaching physiology Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Latvia, 1998—2003, associate professor, teaching physiology Latvia, since 2003. Head of the department of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Riga, Latvia, since 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles public to professional journal.


Member Latvian Union of Scientists, Riga, Latvia, 2005—2005. Member of Latvian Society of Internal Medicine (associate), Latvian Association of Sports Medicine (associate), European Society of Biomechanics (associate young scientists travel grant to the Electricity Supply Board Conference in Leuven, Belgium 1996).


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, drawing, classical music, travel.


Voldemars Pontags

Karija Pontaga