Researcher Profile Hlavackova Eva

Mgr. Eva Hlaváčková, Ph.D.

Faculty of Health Studies, University of Pardubice

Prumyslova 395, Pardubice 532 10, Czech Republic




Professional background:


Eva Hlaváčková graduated from the Secondary Nursing School in Pardubice, specializing in Pediatric Nurse (1981), from Palacky university in Olomouc with a master's degree (1999) and doctoral studies in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine at the Charles University, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové (2010). Her Ph.D. research focused on quality of life in school-aged children (The aim of the study was to monitor specific indicators of quality of life (QoL) and lifestyle in a representative sample of Czech children within an international study of the World Health organization (WHO), The Health Behaviour in School Aged Children: A WHO Cross National Study - HBSC).


Since 1993, she has been teaching non-medical professions, especially nurses. Since 2002 she has been working at the University of Pardubice. In her work she deals with the history and current issues of nursing, quality of nursing care, quality of life, psychological context of nursing care and communication.


Research Interests:

  • Quality of life
  • Quality and safety of health care
  • History of nursing


Selected Publications (since 2014):


Web of Science:

HOLÁ, J., MORAVCOVÁ, M., HLAVÁČKOVÁ, E. (2018). Communication cempetencies of hospital line management. In: Doucek, P; Chroust, G., Oskrdal, V. (Eds.) STRATEGIC MODELING IN MANAGEMENT, ECONOMY AND SOCIETY, 2018; 47, p. 463-471.

HODAČOVÁ, L., HLAVÁČKOVÁ, E., SIGMundová, D., Kalman, M., Kopčáková, J. (2017). Trends in Life Satisfaction and Self-Rated Health in Czech School-Aged Children: HBSC Study.  Cent Eur J Public Health 2017 Jul; 25 (Suppl 1): S51–S56



Horáčková, k., Hrstka, Z., Grulich, P., Hlaváčková, E. (2017) Infectious diseases and laboratory diagnosis in the Terezin Jewish Ghetto. Epidemiologie, Mikrobiologie, Imunologie, 2017. 66 (1), 8-14. ISSN 1210-7913. (CZ)

Škvrňáková, J.; Burešová, R.; Hlaváčková, E. Eight years of experience with full neonatal hearing screening in Pardubice. Pediatrie pro praxi, 2016;17(4); 263-266. ISSN 1213-0494. (CZ)

HLAVÁČKOVÁ, E.; URBANOVÁ, J.; ŠKVRŇÁKOVÁ, J. (2015) Play therapy in Czech hospitals. Pediatrie pro praxi 2015. 16 (3), s. 168-200. ISSN 1213-0494. (CZ)

HODAČOVÁ, L., ČERMÁKOVÁ, E., ŠMEJKALOVÁ, J., HLAVÁČKOVÁ, E., KALMAN, M. (2015). The relation of family and life satisfaction of Czech children. Československá psychologie, 59, 4, 315-326. (CZ)

HODAČOVÁ, L., ČERMÁKOVÁ, E., ŠMEJKALOVÁ, J., HLAVÁČKOVÁ, E., KALMAN, M. (2015). Prevalence of smoking among Czech children. Praktický lékař, 95, 4, 148-153. ISSN 0032-6739. (CZ)


Selected Research Projects:

  • IGA UPa – SGS_2017_015 Quality and safety in health care; Principal Investigator
  • IGA UPa – SGFZS04/2013 History and present of nursing; Principal Investigator
  • IGA UPa – SGFZS01/2012-2013 Accuracy of Thermometers Used in Children's Department; Principal Investigator
  • IGA UPa – SGFZS01/2011 Falls in Pediatrics; Principal Investigator
  • TAČR – A competent nurse for the 21st century; – Co-investigator; 2018-2021
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