Members of the Seimas 

Arimantas DUMČIUS
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Arimantas DUMČIUS

 
Member of the Seimas from 11/16/2012 till 11/14/2016
 
 
Position
 
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the Seimas
History
 
Was elected to the Seimas 2008 - 2012.
Was elected to the Seimas 2004 - 2008.
 
Veiklos ataskaitos
 

Biography

 

Date of birth

4 January 1940

Place of birth

Kaunas, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1986

Professor

1977

Associate Professor

1958–1965

Kaunas Medical Institute (currently Lithuanian University of Health Sciences), Faculty of Therapeutic Medicine, Diploma of Physician

1955–1958

Kupiškis Secondary School

 

 

Work experience

 

1996–2004

Member, Senate of Kaunas University of Medicine

1994–2004

Professor, Clinic of Cardiac Surgery

1993–1994

Head, Kaunas University of Medicine, Clinic of Cardiac Surgery

1979–2004

Head, Kaunas University of Medicine, Biomedical Research Institute, Cardiovascular Surgery Laboratory

1966–2004

Surgery Assistant, Kaunas Medical Institute

1965–2004

Surgeon, Kaunas Clinical Hospital

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

Since 2012

Member, Committee on Education, Science and Culture

 

Deputy Chair, Commission for the Rights and Affairs of Participants of Resistance to Occupation Regimes and Victims of Occupation

 

Member, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat Political Group

 

Member, Seimas Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly

2008–2012

Member, Committee on Health Affairs

 

Chair, Commission for the Rights and Affairs of Participants of Resistance to Occupation Regimes and Victims of Occupation

 

Member, Seimas Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly

2004–2008

Deputy Chair, Committee on Human Rights

 

Member, Commission for Family and Child Affairs

 

Deputy Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of La Francophonie

Since 2004

Member of the Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives); Member of the Council and Policy Committee

2002–2004

Member, Kaunas City Municipal Council

 

Chairman, Committee on Health

1995–2004

Member, Union of Lithuanian Political Prisoners and Deportees

 

Member, Society of Lithuanian Political Prisoners and Deportees

 

Miscellaneous

Other activities: former Member of the Kaunas Council of the Lithuanian Reform Movement Sąjūdis, Member of the 2nd Sąjūdis Seimas; Chairman of the Lithuanian Association for the Protection of Human Rights (1991–2004); Honorary Chairman of the Association (since 2005); Signatory to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Lithuania (1989)

Awards: Honorary Badge of Doctor of Merit of Lithuania; Medal of the Lithuanian Union of Retired Servicemen; Distinction Badge for Merits to the Safety of Citizens; Medal of the 10th Anniversary of the Lithuanian Reform Movement Sąjūdis; Distinction Badge by the 1st Regiment of the Public Security Service; Third Degree Insignia by the Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union “Order for Merits to the Lithuanian Riflemen‘s Union”; prize for achievements in the field of medicine by the USA Lithuanian Foundation of Dr Antanas Razma (2003); the Republic of Lithuania Prize for the introduction of cardiac stimulation in Lithuanian medicine (1980); silver and bronze medals for promotion of medicine

Areas of research: surgical treatment of coronary disease, electric heart stimulation, experimental development of auxiliary heart

Publications: author and co-author of 329 scientific publications on medicine, 18 inventions, three books; author of over 200 articles and addresses; editor and compiler of the periodical Lietuvių tauta ir pasaulis (Lithuanian Nation and the World) (10 books); compiler of the publication Lietuva ir žmogaus teisės (Lithuania and Human Rights)

Foreign languages: French, Russian, English

Interests: health protection, bioethics, policy, gardening, bibliophily

 

Family

Married with two children: a son and a daughter

 
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