Kristina Garuolienė

Curriculum vitae

Date of birth

25 February 1972, Lithuania



2007 – 2011

Vilnius University, doctoral studies. Acquired qualification – PhD in biomedicine

2003 – 2005

Mykolas Romeris University, Faculty of Economics and Finance Management. Acquired qualification – Master’s qualification degree in public administration

1996 – 1999

Vilnius University, General Residency in Children’s Diseases. Acquired qualification – physician paediatrician

1990 – 1996

Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine. Acquired qualification – physician paediatrician

Work experience


From 2 January 2017

Vice-minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania


National Health Insurance Fund

2004 – 2016 – Head of the Medicines Compensation Division

1999 – 2004 – Chief specialist of the Medical and Expertise Division

From 2012

Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine. Lecturer of the Department of Pathology, Forensic Medicine and Pharmacology

From 2005

Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine. Assistant of the Department of Pathology, Forensic Medicine and Pharmacology




WHO course “Baltic Short Course on Evidence in Health Economics” in Kuressaare, Estonia


Course “The Managed Introduction of New Medicine” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


European School for Pharmacology in Serbia of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology

2005 – 2006

Certificate of professional qualification “Improving Quality Through Better Decision-making Techniques”
Management programme of Vilnius University, Kaunas University of Medicine and Mykolas Romeris University


WHO course “Evidence, Money and Drug Selection” in Budapest



Additional information


Foreign languages 

Russian, English, French




Last updated: 05-03-2018