ICCI Chief Scientist
Graduated from the Medical Faculty of Palacky University, Olomouc in 1993 (M.D.); he received his Ph.D in epidemiology, hygiene, and preventive medicine from the same university in 2001. In 2003-4, he was an H. H. Humphrey/NIDA Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, professionally affiliated with the Center for Drug Policy Research of the RAND Corp. think-tank. Since 2014, he has served as Advisor on Drug Policy to the Czech Prime Minister and as the Envoy of the Czech Minister of Health for the Implementation of Medical Cannabis into the Czech Medical System and for Illegal Drug Issues. Tomáš works as an expert in drug epidemiology and monitoring of the drug situation in numerous UN and EU projects. Recently, in 2015, he was elected by the EU Parliament as an (Independent) Member of the Management Board of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Addictions.