Dr Viera Kissova graduated from Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava specialising in internal medicine and diabetology, metabolic disorders and nutrition. Postgraduate study completed on 1st Clinic of Internal Medicine, Charles University in Bratislava. Current acts as head of the Department of Internal Medicine University Hospital in Nitra. Performs the function of the Regional Ministry of Health expert for Internal Medicine and Diabetology. She is the scientific secretary of Obesity and Diabetes Society Section at the Slovak Medical Association. She completed training periods abroad within the European Society of Clinical Nutrition in Maastricht, Warsaw and Hradec Kralove on Metabolic clinic prof. Zadak. She is interested on special dietary treatment of obesity and malnutrition. In this field is she the author of some 30 scientific papers in domestic and foreign journals, numerous scientific contributions to professional conferences. She has published scientific chapters in monographs Diabetes mellitus and selected metabolic diseases, Internal medicine and Clinical Obesitology what won the Literary Award for scientific and professional literature in 2013.