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László Barkai, M.D. Ph.D.

Diabetology, Endocrinology, Pediatric

Paediatrician, child pulmonologist, diabetologist, university professor, doctor of science (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) 

Professional activities, field of research

Diabetes and metabolic conditions: The complications of early diabetes and child obesity, metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetic conditions, insulin pump applications and continuous interstitial glucose monitoring (CGM)

Pulmonary conditions: Asthma and other chronic respiratory diseases, dyspnoea (COPD), chronic coughing, respiratory allergies

Studies

1991-1992      University of Sydney, The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, NSW, Australia

1990-1991      Hungarian Academy of Sciences – aspirant, University of Medical Sciences (formerly OTKI), Clinical and Research Medical Laboratory Institute, Budapest

1976-1982      University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine (formerly DOTE)

Diploma

1982    Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine (formerly DOTE)

Specialities, further medical training

2014    Diabetology license

2014    Hypertonology license

1997    MDT diabetologist

1996    Health care manager

1995    Child pulmonology

1986    Neonatal care and paediatrics

Academic degrees

2003    Doctor of Sciences (DSc) – Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)

1999    Habilitation (Dr. med. habil.)

1994    Candidate of Medicine (PhD)

 

Work experience, positions

2019               Research professor, Óbuda University, Physiological Controls Research Center

2018               University professor, Pavol Jozef Safarik University, Faculty of Medicine, Paediatrics Clinic, Kassa, Slovakia

2017-2019      Head of Department, Chief Physician, Ferenc Markhot Clinical Hospital, Paediatric Unit

2014-2017      Head of Institute, Chief Physician, László Velkey Children’s Healthcare Center

2012-2015      University Professor, University of Debrecen

2011-2017      Medical and Training Director, Borsod County Clinical Hospital

2010               University Professor, University of Miskolc

2008-2013      Dean, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Healthcare

2006               Head of Department, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Healthcare, Department of Theoretical Health Sciences and Healthcare Institute

2006-2019      Head of Institute, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Healthcare, Institute of Theoretical Health Sciences

2003-2015      Head of Institute, University of Debrecen, Paediatric Training Institute

2002-2010      Lecturer, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Healthcare

2001-2012      Associate professor, University of Debrecen OEC, Paediatric Training Institute

2000-2017      Head of Department, Chief Physician, Borsod County Hospital, IV. Paediatric Unit

1993-2001      Senior lecturer, University of Medical Sciences (formerly OTKI), II. Faculty of Paediatrics

1991-1992      Clinical research fellow, University of Sydney, The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, New South Wales, Australia

1982-1999      Board-eligible physician, certified paediatrician, clinical lecturer, chief physician, Borsod County hospital, Paediatric Center

 

Public duties, scientific functions

2018                Republic of Slovakia, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport – Chairman of  the Paediatric Committee under the Scientific Qualification Board

2017               Member of the Diabetes India Research Trust

2016               Deputy chair of the Hungarian Diabetes Association

2014               Member of the diabetology medical license qualification board at the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine

2012-2016      Chairman of the Hungarian Diabetes Association

2011               Member of the Paediatric Council of the Hungarian Medical College

2010-2018      Member of the Medical Board of the Hungarian Accreditation Committee

2008-2012      President elect of the Hungarian Diabetes Association

2006-2011      Member of the National Healthcare Council

2006-2013      Secretary of the Medical and Healthcare Committee of the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference

2005-2013      Chief Physician of paediatrics and neonatology in the Northern Hungary region

2005               Chairman of the Paediatric Board on the Miskolc Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)

2004-2011      Member of the Diabetes Committee of the Paediatric Medical College

2004-2008      Secretary general of the Hungarian Diabetes Association

Professional and Scientific Awards

2019    Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic, Officer's Cross

2018    Ferdinand Démant memorial lecture and award

2017    László Kulin memorial plaque

2016    Pro Diabetologia prize

2016    Ferenc Markhot memorial plaque

2015    Award of excellence issued by the city of Miskolc – as director of László Velkey Children’s Healthcare Center

2015    Lajos Barta memorial plaque

2012    MTA - MAB (Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Hungarian Accreditation Committee) Scientific Award

2012    Imre Magyar Prize

2009    László Batthyány-Strattmann Prize

2005    Excellent Educator Award, University of Debrecen

2002    Géza Hetényi Scholarship

Language proficiency

English, German