Hana Vaňková, MD, PhD, engages in research of Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long-term Care, Charles University in Prague. In her research, she focuses on geriatric topics including depression, pain in dementia and quality of long-term care. Hana is a Long-Term Care Medicine specialist, since 2005 she is research coordinator and physician of the Centre of Gerontology in Prague. She participated in studies on Alzheimer´s disease and also in several studies of non-pharmacological interventions. As an assistant professor of the Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, she focuses on geriatrics.