Pavol Mikula

Pavol Mikula (1988) graduated from PJ Safarik University in Kosice, Faculty of Arts, as a psychologist. In September 2011 he started working at the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine of PJ Safarik University (currently Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine) as a junior researcher. He defended his PhD thesis at the University of Groningen, continuing on a multiple sclerosis disease […]

Iveta Nagyova

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; She is also the President of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA;, and a member of several advisory groups at WHO and WHO/Europe; including the […]

Marta Nemcikova

Marta Nemcikova, MSc (specialisation: social work) is a university teacher at the Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UPJS Kosice. She is also an external PhD student at the Trnava University, Trnava, Slovakia. Her primary professional focus is people in older age. Within her PhD thesis focuses on the use of Validation Therapy […]

Andrea Pavlickova

Dr. Andrea Pavlickova currently works as European Service Development Manager, at the NHS24/Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare, Scottish Government, UK; and she is also affiliated with Multidisciplinary Centre for Chronic Conditions, UPJS Kosice, Slovakia as a senior researcher. After graduation from the University of Matej Bel in Slovakia in 2007, with an MA in […]

Peter Polan

Peter Polan, MD, PhD, MPH (specialization: orthopaedy, sports medicine) is a Head of the Department of Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine at the UPJŠ and Šaca Hospital.  Peter Polan is a member of various professional organizations: Slovak Orthopaedic and Traumatology Society (SOTS), Slovak society for Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology (SSAST), Czech Orthopaedic-Traumatological Society (ČSOT), European Society […]

Miriam Polanova

Miriam Polanova (born: Gavelova, 1976) graduated in 2000 from the Medical Faculty at PJ Safarik University in Kosice as a medical doctor, general medicine. In August 2000 she started to work at the Neurology department of the Railway Hospital in Kosice, and after three years of practice finished her specialization in neurology. Since 2002, she has […]

Robbert Sanderman

Prof. Dr. Robbert Sanderman was trained as a clinical psychologist and has a registration as qualified clinician. He got his PhD in 1988. In 1999 he became full professor in Health Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine and at the Faculty of Psychology. His research is focused on psychological and social adaptive processes in patients […]

Jarmila Szilasiova

Assoc. prof. Jarmila Szilasiová, MD, PhD (specialization: neurology) is an assistant professor at the Neurology Clinic UPJS FM, she also works as a neurologist at L. Pasteur University Hospital in Kosice. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the Slovak Neurological Society, Slovak Society for Clinical Neurophysiology, and a member of the Advisory […]

Vladimira Timkova

Dr. Vladimíra Timková (1987) graduated in psychology, specialisation in Clinical Psychology, at the PJ Safarik University in Kosice, Faculty of Sciences/Arts. In January 2013 she started to work at the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, PJ Safarik University in Kosice as a junior scientific researcher. She defended her PhD thesis at the University of […]