Mgr. Katarína Rosičová, PhD. (1978) graduated with a master degree in Geography and Cartography, specialization in Demography and Demogeography at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava. She defended her PhD. at the University of Groningen in Netherland in Medical sciences in 2013. At present time, she is works as an expert for statistical and demographical analyses at the Kosice Self-governing Region, Department of Regional Development, Land-use Planning and Environment. During the years 2007 – 2013 she worked as a researcher at the Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, Medical Faculty, P.J. Safarik University in Kosice.
Her research activities are focused on public health with particular focus on health inequalities and socio-economic determinants of health and on the analysis of age-specific and disease-specific mortality in Slovak districts and in small regional towns. She published 7 scientific articles in SSCI journals with 25 citations in SSCI journals. In 2011 she received the SHARE PhD Top Publication Award. She was a team member on European projects (EUROTHINE, INEQiCITIES), a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Working Group on Social Inequities in Health in the Slovak Republic (in collaboration with WHO) and participated in selected programs as a consultant in the sphere of the demographic structure of the population.
Scientific activities and projects:
|2015 – present||Project EURO-HEALTHY – “Shaping EUROpean policies to promote HEALTH equitY”, Grant agreement no. 643398.|
|2007 – 2008||Project EUROTHINE – Tackling health inequalities in Europe: an integrated approach, DG Health and Consumer Protection, Public health DG SANCO|
|2009 – 2012||Project INEQ-CITIES – Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: evidence and policies in cities of Europe was partially financed by the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC) of the European Union with grant agreement number 2008 12 13.|