Department of Physiotherapy

The department educates and manages the Physiotherapy study program at the undergraduate and graduate level. The scientific research of the academic staff includes the clinical and instrumental objectification of movement function and dysfunction as well as the quantitative interpretation of physiotherapy methods.

Examples include the projects of the Student Grant Competition (IGA UP - Internal Grant Agency UP) such as Modified Sensory Input Objectification in Clinical Rehabilitation, Objectification of the Use of Purpose-Focused Movement, Observation, Movement Imagination in Rehabilitation, and Muscle Synergy Objectification in Upper Limb Ideo-Motoric Function.

Kinesiology Laboratory
The department together with the Rehabilitation Ward of the University Hospital Olomouc possesses motor function analysis equipment which is absolutely unique in the Czech Republic. The kinesiology lab has the dynamic posturography system Noraxon and surface electromyography systems (MyoSystem 1400 and TeleMyo). A recent addition to the measuring technology is treadmills with built-in force plate C-Mill and Zebris, which enable the objectification of walk cycle evaluation, walking speed measurement, step length, forces during walking and walking over obstacles with simulated video feedback. EMG compatible video cameras for synchronized EMG signal and image are used for graphic presentation and easier results interpretation in the studies performed by researchers and students. The highly specialized technical equipment of the kinesiology lab is among the best technology in the Czech Republic; it offers unique practical experience to students and researchers to work with a wide spectrum of objectification measures and to use them for motor function analysis in a practical setting.

The center is a service facility of the Faculty of Health Sciences. It unites the teaching staff and professionals in pre-clinical, theoretical, and clinical fields that guarantee the education of all study programs at Faculty of Health Sciences. The research activities of the staff are based on their professional field.


doc. MUDr. Petr Konečný, Ph.D., MBA.  58 563 2830
Deputy Head
Mgr. Jana Vyskotová, Ph.D.  58 563 2835
Renáta Ludínová

 58 563 2832

Ing. Markéta Nosková

 58 563 2833

Other Contacts

doc. MUDr. Ivanka Vlachová  58 563 2830
MUDr. Stanislav Horák, Ph.D., MBA.  58 844 3644
MUDr. Petr Kolář, Ph.D.  58 844 3644
RNDr. Milan Elfmark  58 563 2832
Mgr. Petra Gaul Aláčová, Ph.D.  58 563 2830
Mgr. Věra Jančíková, Ph.D.  58 844 5943
Mgr. Jana Kalabusová  58 844 4114
 58 844 4118
PhDr. Barbora Kolářová, Ph.D.  58 844 2301
Mgr. Hana Měrková  58 844 3348
Mgr. Radek Mlíka, Ph.D.  58 563 2830
Mgr. Anita Můčková, Ph.D.  58 563 2835
Mgr. Marta Dus  58 563 2834
Mgr. Petra Grufíková  58 563 2832
Mgr. Martina Jiráčková  58 585 2301 Mgr. Lucie Navrátilová  58 844 2301
 58 844 3348
Mgr. Hana Ondráčková  
Mgr. Luboš Spisar  58 563 2832
Mgr. Jiří Stacho  58 844 3348
Mgr. Alena Svobodová  58 563 2832
Mgr. Jakub Šichnárek, Ph.D.  58 563 2830
Mgr. Dagmar Tečová  58 844 2301
Mgr. Marek Tomsa  58 844 3348
Mgr. Robert Vysoký, Ph.D.  58 563 2830
Mgr. Kateřina Wolfová  58 844 3348
Mgr. Anna Garajová  58 844 2426

Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing offers a comprehensive educational system in nursing – degree in bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. programme in Nursing. The bachelor’s degree is offered in the study branch General Nurse, master’s degree in Nursing Care in Internal Specialty. All programmes are offered as full-time and combined form, as well as life-long education form.

Science and research activities of the department focus on the following areas: competences transformation of non-medical healthcare professionals (general nurse) in the Czech republic, implementation of a standardised nursing terminology NANDA International, NIC, NOC in nursing care in the Czech environment, using the concept of basic stimulation in nursing care, areas of multicultural care, palliative care, care for people with disabilities, evidence-based practice in nursing. An international conference "Professionalism in Nursing" is organised by the department in order to exchange knowledge from professional nursing in a formal and informal way.

The department closely cooperates with partner educational and scientific institutions in the Czech Republic as well as abroad. The department is a member of the international organisation ENNE- European Network for Higher Education in Nursing and cooperates with the international nursing organisation Sigma Theta Tau at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, USA.


Mgr. Zdeňka Mikšová, Ph.D.  585 632 804
Deputy Head
Mgr. Lenka Mazalová, Ph.D.  585 632 814
Mgr. Jitka Pistulková  585 632 802
Mgr. Šárka Rýznarová  585 632 819

Other Contacts

doc. PhDr. Štefánia Andraščíková, PhD.  58 563 2824
doc. MUDr. Čestmír Číhalík, CSc.  
doc. MUDr. Pavel Dráč, Ph.D.  58 844 2763
doc. MUDr. Miroslav Kala, CSc.  58 563 2820
doc. Mgr. Elena Gurková, PhD.  58 563 2825
MUDr. Břetislav Bolard  58 563 2883
MUDr. Jan Galuszka, Ph.D.  58 563 2820
MUDr. Dana Galuszková, Ph.D., MBA  58 563 2820
PhDr. Lenka Machálková, Ph.D.  58 563 2813
PhDr. Petr Matouch  58 563 2883
PhDr. Eva Procházková, PhD.  
PhDr. Mgr. Jitka Tomanová, Ph.D.  58 563 2824
Mgr. Ilona Antoníčková  58 563 2824
Mgr. Jana Bermellová  58 563 2820
Mgr. Tomáš Bortl, DiS.  58 563 2883
Mgr. Libuše Danielová  58 563 2820
Mgr. Marinella Danosová, DiS.  58 563 2883
Mgr. Petra Kašparová  58 563 2824
Mgr. Světlana Kašubová  58 563 2824
Mgr. Olga Nádvorníková  58 563 2883
Mgr. Radana Pěrůžková  58 563 2883
Mgr. Pavla Svobodová, DiS.  58 563 2820
Mgr. Šárka Šaňáková Ph.D.  58 563 2820
Mgr. Josef Škroch  58 563 2883
Mgr. Lenka Šáteková, Ph.D.  58 563 2821
Mgr. Blažena Ševčíková  58 563 2821
Mgr. Libuše Winklerová  58 563 2824
Bc. Irena Mádrová  58 563 2824

Department of Midwifery

The department offers an undergraduate degree in midwifery in full-time and part time study programs. One of the main focuses of the publishing and scientific research of the staff is validation and implementation of specialized Nanda International terminology in practical midwifery. These issues are mostly dealt with in the Internal Grant Agency (IGA) UP competition.

Other Contacts

doc. PhDr. Ľudmila Matulníková, PhD  58 563 2822
doc. MUDr. Alena Šantavá, CSc.  
MUDr. Tomáš Kilián  58 563 2822
MUDr. Igor Michalec, Ph.D.  58 563 2801
PhDr. Radana Poděbradská, Ph.D.  58 563 2801
MUDr. Radovan Vlk  
Mgr. Radmila Dorazilová  58 563 2822
Mgr. Renata Hrubá  58 563 2806
Mgr. Věra Šibravová  58 563 2822

Department of Radiological Methods

The department offers an undergraduate degree for Radiology Assistants in full-time and part time study programs. It participates in a number of scientific research projects and organizes conferences and seminars with the Radiology Clinic of the Medical Faculty UP. Research is focused on fields that use ionized radiation, magnetic resonance or ultrasound for diagnostic imaging and treatment, radiobiology, radiation oncology and nuclear medicine.

Other Contacts

prof. MUDr. Milan Kamínek, Ph.D.  58 844 4284
MUDr. Vlastislav Šrámek, Ph.D., MBA.  58 844 3497
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MUDr. Miroslava Budíková, Ph.D.  58 844 4264
MUDr. Iva Metelková, Ph.D.  58 844 4264
Mgr. David Gremlica  58 844 4312
MUDr. Yvona Klementová  58 844 4686
MUDr. Radim Kovář  58 844 3480
MUDr. Jiří Kozák  58 844 3480
MUDr. Vojtěch Prášil  58 844 3491
MUDr. Lucia Veverková  58 844 4736
Ing. Petr Fiala  
Ing. Jiří Horalík, Dis.  58 844 4263
Ing. Václav Novák  58 844 4312
Ing. Jaroslav Ptáček, Ph.D.  58 844 3653
Ing. Petr Vybíral, Dis.  58 844 4287
Ing. Lenka Jonášová  
Mgr. Pavel Karhan  58 844 4277
Mgr. Lada Skácelová, MBA.  58 844 3481
Bc. Kateřina Nováková, DiS.  58 844 4595
Bc. František Odstrčil  58 844 3480
Bc. Pavla Strásenská, DiS.  58 844 4287
Bc. Iveta Šinclová  58 844 4683
Bc. Martin Homola  
Pavla Goldmannová  58 844 4287
Miluše Tomaštíková  58 844 4680
Bc. Vladimíra Hildebrandtová, Dis.  58 844 4683
Bc. Tomáš Tichý  97 340 7022
Mgr. Jolana Pokorná  58 844 4287
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Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

The teaching staff provides education in Psychology, Special Education, Ethics, Healthcare Education, foreign languages and other specialized courses for all study programs of the faculty.

The publishing and research activities include the problems of qualitative and quantitative research in nursing, lifestyle and its limits, chronic disease problems, prevention and occurrence of burnout syndrome in general nurses, and the research of health-protecting factors. The staff focuses on the use of quantitative research triangulation in the study of people with chronic disease. The target group is multiple sclerosis patients. This research is very unique in the field of nursing. Publication outcomes deal with problems in nursing research, measurement and evaluation tools for specific chronic diseases, and with the interconnection of special education and nursing intervention, communication and approach.

Other Contacts

Mgr. Jiří Vévoda, Ph.D.  58 563 2817
Mgr. Lukáš Merz, Ph.D.  58 563 2865
PhDr. Bronislava Grygová, Ph.D.  58 563 2816
Mgr. Zuzana Sedláčková, Ph.D.  58 563 2816
Mgr. Vendula Techmannová  58 563 2865

Department of Healthcare Management

The department provides education and management of the graduate program in Health Management. The program is designed for all healthcare professionals in lower and middle management positions who are interested in improving their managerial skills.

Department of Specialised Subjects and Practical Skills

The center is a service facility of the Faculty of Health Sciences. It unites the teaching staff and professionals in pre-clinical, theoretical, and clinical fields that guarantee the education of all study programs at Faculty of Health Sciences. The research activities of the staff are based on their professional field.

The Practical Skills Center (PSC) was first opened in the year 2011. Its mission is to facilitate practical skill education for the students of both the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Medical Faculty of Palacký University. PSC is financially supported by the Education for Competitiveness Operational Programme (ECOP) project Modernization of Teaching Practical Skills to Students of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medical Faculty Students of Palacký University (ref.number CZ.1.07/2.2.00/07.0091); the PSC teaching facilities were established thanks to the financial support of the University Hospital Olomouc. Financial support from the ECOP project helped with the purchase of new modern aids, technologies and other expenses including the staff. PSC is also used by University Hospital Olomouc employees for various events and trainings.

Ostatní členové

MUDr. Jana Malinčíková, Ph.D.  58 844 2513
 58 563 2823
MUDr. Renata Machová  58 563 2811
MUDr. Peter Turcsányi  58 844 4305
Ing. Hana Střítecká Dis., Ph.D.  58 563 2823
MUDr. Ivana Wurstová    58 563 2823
MUDr. Monika Žurková, Ph.D.  58 844 4732