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12th Seimas (2016–2020)

Aurelijus Veryga
Aurelijus Veryga
Seimas 2016-2020
Member of the Seimas from 11/14/2016
till 11/13/2020
Nominated by: Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union
Elected: Panemunės (No: 18) in the electoral constituency
Position Position
Biography Biography

Committees of the Seimas

11/16/2016 - 11/13/2020Committee on Audit, Member

Commissions of the Seimas

11/23/2016 - 11/13/2020Commission for Addiction Prevention, Member

Political groups of the Seimas

11/14/2016 - 11/13/2020Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union Political Group, Member
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Date of birth

8 August 1976

Place of birth

Užventis, Kelmė District, Lithuania








PhD in Biomedicine


Residency in Psychiatry


Medical Doctor, Kaunas Medical Academy (currently Lithuanian University of Health Sciences)


Secondary School in Užventis (currently Šatrijos Ragana Gymnasium)



Work experience





Professor, Department of Health Psychology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences


Head, Health Research Institute, Faculty of Public Health, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences


Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine (subsequently Department of Health Psychology), Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Since 2004

Medical Doctor, Psychiatrist





Political career



No party affiliation







Involvement: initiator and co-founder, Kaunas Youth Narcological Aid Centre (2000); co-founder and President (2004), National Tobacco Control Coalition; drafting of ASPECT Consortium report for the European Commission on tobacco control in the enlarged European Union (2004); freelance expert, Seimas Committee on Health Affairs (2008); public adviser to Prime Minister on prevention of tobacco, alcohol and drugs (2009–2012); President, Lithuanian National Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition; Chairman, Bishop Motiejus Valančius Temperance Movement; Member, Health Council, Kaunas City Community; Chairman, Board of Balys Buračas Gymnasium in Karmėlava

Membership: Advisory Committee, European Network on Young People and Tobacco (ENYPAT); National Health Council (2005–2012); Board of the European Network for Smoking Prevention (since 2008); Board of the Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network NORDAN (since 2009); Public Health Council, Kaunas City Municipality

Foreign languages: English, Russian

Hobbies: books, numismatics, woodwork





Married with three children


Seat at plenary chamber Seat at plenary chamber