|Professor Petr Hach, long standing ORPHEUS EC member (2007-2014), passed away on Saturday 24 May 2014. We lost former AMSE president, long standing ORPHEUS EC member but not only that; he was one of the most important founders of ORPHEUS, but above all wonderful friend with highest moral standards and a great passion for other people. Peter Hach will remain important part of ORPHEUS history.|
Doc. MUDr. Petr Hach, CSc., Dr. Med. h.c., Department of Histology and Embryology, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Albetov 4, Praha 2 / 128 00, Czech Republic
Place and date of birth: Prague 1941
Degrees and professional qualifications:
1964 :Medicinae Universae Doctor ñ MUDr.
1980 : Scientiarum Candidatus CSc. (corresponding to ìPhDî) in General Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
1986 : Docent ñ (corresp. to Associated Professor)in General Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
1964 :Charles University in Prague ñ Faculty of General Medicine; graduated as ìMedicinae universae doctor ñ MUDr.î
1964 ñ 1969 :postgraduate studies in anatomy, histology and embryology, CharlesUniversity in Prague ñ Faculty od General Medicine;
1986 ñ 1989 :postgraduate studies ñ ìMathematical Methods in Biology and Medicineî CharlesUniversity in Prague ñ Faculty of Philosophy
Study visits :
1968, 1973: HumboldtUniversity in Berlin ( German ìDemocraticî Republic) ñ methods of Eelectron Microskopy
1975:University of Helsinki ñ Dept. of Experimental Embryologyñ methods of Experimental embryology .
1985: University of Z·greb, Dept. ofAnatomy ñ quantitative methods of immunohistochemistry in neuromorphology
1985 : University of Ljubljana, Dept. of Histology and Embryology ñ methods of stereology
1991:University in W¸rzburg ñ methods of imunohistochemistry of enzymes
1993: University of Saarland, Dept. of Anatomy in Homburgñ methods of quantitative imunohistochemistryand image analysis
1969 ñ 1986 :Senior lecturer / Assistant professor ñCharlesUniversity in Prague ñ FacultyofGeneral Medicine; Institute of Embryology
1987 ñ:Associated Professor ñ CharlesUniversity in Prague ñ FacultyofGeneral Medicine; Institute of Embryology
Other recent appointments
1990:vice-dean for studies
1990 ñ 1993 :member and president of the Academic Board of the First Faculty of Medicine
1990 ñ 1993 :member and president of the Academic Board of the CharlesUniversity
1993 ñ 1999 :dean of theFirst Faculty of Medicine
1999 ñ 2002 :dean emeritus and vice-dean for bachelor studies
1993 ñ 1999 :member of the Scientific Board of the CharlesUniversity
1993 ñ now:member of the Scientific Board of the First Faculty of Medicine
2002 ñ now :member of the Academic Board of the CharlesUniversity
Membership of international societies etc.
1994 ñ now:Regular member of Pontificia AcaddemiaÑPro vitaì appointed by HisHoliness John Paul II.
1995 ñ 2004:Member of the Executive Committeeof the Asociation of Medical Schoolsin Europe (AMSE)
1996 ñ now:President od Czech Association of Catholic Doctors and member of the Board of the Federation ofEuropean Associations of Catholic Doctors (FEAMC)
2001 ñ 2004:President of the Asociation of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE)
1983: Price of the Czechoslovak Society of Oncology for the best publication
1995: Memory medal – Queenís College
1997: Doctor in Medicine honoris causa – Trinity College (University of Dublin), Dublin
jubilee medal of the Charles University
jubilee medal, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
memory medal, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
memory medal, town of Lille
memory medal, UniversitÈ de MÈdecine et Droit, Lille 2
55 original articles, mostly in English, 45 abstracts, mostly in English, co-author of Great Czech Medical Dictionary (7 Editions), 2 text-books of Histology (in Czech), 48 other publications, 147 lectures
He become ORPHEUS Executive Committee member†† February 9, 2007.
At the closing ceremony at Prague 2013 Conference ORPHEUS President Professor Zdravko Lackovic especially thanked to professor Petr Hach, one of the founder of ORPHEUS (whose mandate expired), giving him special diploma. This was accompanied by applause of the audience.