Szabi Péter, MD, PhD

95 Molenstreet, Dennepark, Flat No. 5, Potchefstroom 2520

North-West Province, South Africa

(+27) 8333 433 02




Postdoctoral fellow | School for Physiology, Nutrition and

Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, North-West

University, Potchefstroom, South Africa


2008 - present

SABPA-project (Sympathetic activity and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Africans),

PURE Study (Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiological Study)

Medical fellow-worker | Depar tment of Nutritional Hygiene, National Institute for Food and Nut r i t ion Science, Budapest , Hungary

2006 - 2008

Epidemiological surveys (nutrition, lifestyle), media communication

Lecturer | Fac ulty of Commerce, Cater ing and Tourism,

Budapest Business School , Hungary


Nutrition for foodservice and culinary professionals (course - English)

Lecturer, research worker |Divis ion of His tory of Medicine,

Institute of Publ ic Heal th, Semmelweis Universi ty, Budapest , Hungary

2003 - 2007

Sports history (course - English, Hungarian), Nutrition in Transylvania in the 18th century (Diploma work; Emma Tahin PhD)



? Hungarian Academy of Sciences (corporate member)

? Hungarian Medical Chamber (ordinary member)



Doctoral School of Pathology, School of PhD-Studies ,

Semmelweis University, Budapest , Hungary

PhD/health sciences (2008)

Faculty of Medic ine, Semmelweis University, Budapest , Hungary

MD (2005)




Division of Human Nut r i t ion, Wageningen Univers i ty, The Nether lands

8th International Advanced Course on Nutritional and Lifestyle Epidemiolog(2007)

Projec t Management Ins t i tute ? Szinergia Ltd. ,Budapest, Hungary

European Project Management Course (2007)

Erasmus Univers i ty Medical Center , Rot terdam, The Nether lands

Erasmus Summer Programme /epidemiology, public health research; NIHES

Fellowship/ (2006)

Wageningen University, The Netherlands

European Nutrition Leadership Programme /ENLP Fellowship/ (2006)

Depar tment o f Gas t roenterology, ? I u l i u H a ţ i e g a n u ? S c h o o l o f

Medicine, C l uj-Napoca, Romania

Internship (2005)

Depar tment o f Gast roenterological Surgery, Sai tama Medical

School , Moroyama, Japan

Dressership (2004)

Hungar ian Nat ional Ambulance and Emergency Service, Budapest , Hungary

Emergency Medicine and Reanimation Course (2004)

Depar tment of General Surgery, Atatürk Universi ty, Erzurum, Turkey

Dressership (2002)

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Alexandria

University, Egypt

Visiting research student (2002)



Assistant supervisor | School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Health Sci ences, North-West

University, Potchefst room, South Africa


?The relationship between body composition components, risk for disordered eating

and irregular menstrual patterns among long-distance athletes? J Prinsloo, MAdissertation

Teaching assistant , researchs tudent | Inst itute of Anatomy

(Semmelweis Univers i ty, Budapest, Hungary; University of

Vienna, Austria; University of Duisburg-Essen School of Medicine, Germany)

2000 - 2005

 Practicals (Anatomy, Histology, Embryology - Hungarian, English, German)

 Stereotactile operations (avian brain/optical system), Golgi-impregnation;

3D-techniques in anatomy (Laboratory of Sensorimotor Adaptation)

 Intraoperative computer-aided physiological experiments (knock-out

mice/neuromuscular diseases; ÖAD Fellowship)

 Immuno-histochemical & in vitro tract tracing techniques (cadherin cell adhesion

molecules/avian brain; TEMPUS/ERASMUS Fellowship)

Research student | Department of Medical Chemistry,

Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis

University School o f Medicine,Budapest , Hungary

1996 - 2000

Heat-shock proteins (surface plasmonresonance)



Hungarian Research Student Movement (member and co-founder)



 Areas of particular familiarity: Nutrition and lifestyle questionnaires,

anthropometric measurements, body composition analysis, ambulatory blood

pressure and ECG monitor, non-invasive continuous arterial blood pressure

recording, blood & saliva sampling, electrocardiography, pulse wave velocity,

ultrasound carotid intima-media scan, stereotactile operations, enzymelinked

immunoassay, radioimmunoassay, Golgi-impregnation, immunohistochemical

and in vitro tract tracing techniques, spectrophotometry, surface


 Software equipment: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, SmartDraw,

Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver,


 Media communication

 International Driving Licence (category ?B?)

 Languages:

1. Hungarian (native)

2. English (fluent, medical State Language Examination Certificate)

3. German (fluent, general State Language Examination Certificate)

4. Romanian (fluent, general State Language Examination Certificate)

5. Latin (intermediate level, leaving examination)

6. Afrikaans (basic level)