It is with great sadness that have to inform you of the passing away of the founder of EuroMISE Mentor Association prof. RNDr. Jana Zvárová, DrSc. on Wednesday 5 July 2017 in Prague.
Prof. Zvárová dedicated her professional and academic life to science in the fields of medical informatics and statistics. After graduating in mathematics in 1965, she found her way to the field of medical informatics and founded a dedicated section at the Czech Society of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics.
The results of her work are presented in 10 monographs, more than 300 articles in peer reviewed journals, more than 600 citations and 3 patents. She was very active in the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) and the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI); and known as an untiring organizer and presenter at numerous academic conferences including those of IMA and EFMI. Prior to creating EUROMise Mentor Association, she founded and served as Chief Editor of the European Journal of Biomedical Informatics (EJBI).