Dr. Iveta Nagyova is the Head of the Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine and a Senior Research Leader at Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia (UPJS; sbm.upjs.sk). She is also the President-elect of the European Public Health Association – EUPHA, President of the EUPHA on Chronic Diseases, and Chair of the EUPHA Section Council. Furthermore, she is a member of the European Advisory Committee on Health Research (EACHR) at WHO/Europe. She graduated in Clinical Psychology at UPJS and obtained her PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. She also has a post-graduate training from the University of Oxford as a member of Cohort 10 within the Oxford International Primary Care Research Leadership Programme. Her research interests are in biobehavioural and psychosocial innovations in chronic condition management, non-pharmacological interventions, behaviour change, improvements in functional status and quality of life in patients with a chronic disease and their implications for integrated care.