Shoshana Chovan

Shoshana Chovan

Mgr. Shoshana Chovan received her Master degree in clinical psychology from Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk university in Brno. As a Robitschek scholar, she has spent one year studying Psychology and Special education at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. During her time in Nebraska, she has gained experience from the BUROS Center for Testing, where she supported the publication team in the preparations of 20th Ed. of the Mental Measurements Yearbook; and the University Children Center, where she served the role of an assistant teacher. She worked for the People in Need—Slovakia as a part of Social Integration Programme team, working with marginalized Romani mothers of young children. At the present time she is a PhD student at the Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. Her thesis is focused on Roma health mediators in Slovak hospitals and she is particularly interested in promoting health of Romani mothers and very young children from the marginalized communities.

E-mail: shoshana.chovan@student.upjs.sk