Offical news of the Medical School - Wednesday, 15 May, 2019

Dr. Lajos Botz is the new dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr. Attila Miseta, rector has entrusted Dr. Lajos Botz full professor with the leading of the Faculty of Pharmacy from 15 May 2019. The 6 May 2019 meeting of the Faculty Council of the UP Faculty of Pharmacy supported the application of Dr. Lajos Botz with 18 yes votes and 2 abstained from voting.

Dr. Lajos Botz graduated as a pharmacist from Semmelweis University of Medicine in 1981. In 1984, he acquired the doctor’s degree, in 1997, he acquired his PhD degree, and he habilitated in 2004. He has pharmacy specialist qualifications in many professional fields.

Since 1992, he has been teaching at the UP, first as an associate professor, since 1999 he has been working at the Department of Pharmaceutics as a tenured professor. He received his appointment as full professor in 2007.

He is the leading pharmacologist of the UP Central Clinical Pharmacy since 1993, the head of the UP MS/Faculty of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutics, and the leader of the pharmacologist-training panel. He is the professional leader of the UP Clinical Centre Human Clinical Examination Registration Centre.

Between 2004 and 2008, he was the secretary general of the Hungarian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (MGYT), and then between 2008 and 2012 he was the Society’s scientific vice-president. Currently he is the president of the MGYT Hospital Pharmaceutical Organisation, and of the Health Care Professional Association Hospital, Clinical Pharmaceutical division.

His acknowledgments: Societas Pharmaceutica Hungarica (2000), Pro Sanitate (2003), Pro Facultate Medicinae (2004), Lajos Dávid Medal (2004); Endre Kazay Medal (2011), László Batthyány-Strattmann Award (2013), Magyar Érdemrend Lovagkereszt (2018).


We congratulate for the dean’s appointment, we wish further successful and effective work.

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