Asoc.Prof. Dace Zavadska is a pediatric infectious diseases specialist currently working as senior PID specialist and the Head of Children Vaccination Centre under Children Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia and associate professor in Riga Stradins University, and takes the position of the Chair of the State Immunization Council (NITAG) under Ministry of Health of Latvia. She is also a consultant and keeps active membership in organisations related to vaccines and vaccination strategies. She has completed her M.D. and PhD degree from the Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia. She has an in-depth of understanding of various aspects of immunization and it’ s programs in Latvia and Europe.
Currently, Prof. Zavadska is a leading researcher-scientific project manager in several ongoing studies regarding vaccine-controlled infections. She has published more than 50 research and review articles on child health, vaccine preventable diseases. She has also received reviewer credit from a number of national and international medical journals. Her contributions have been acknowledged in many national and international level guidelines and recommendations, books and journals.