1978 – graduated from Kaunas Institute of Medicine, Faculty of General Medicine.
1990 – completed doctoral studies at the Moscow Research Institute of Proctology (Russia) and Kaunas Medical Institute (Lithuania).
Doctor of Medical Sciences
1995 – received the degree of associate professor at Kaunas Medical Academy, Lithuania.
2012-2015 – Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.
2018-2019 – provost of KazNMU named after S. Asfendiyarov.
From February 28, 2019 – Rector of the NJSC “Astana Medical University”.
Member of the European Commission RISEHL Advisory Group, Member of the Expert Group on Research, Innovation and Science Policy, Member of the SPH, the European Commission’s Scientific Group on Health. Adviser to the Mayor of Kaunas City.