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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. A. (Andrea) Madarasová Gecková, PhD

Supervisor of PhD study

Prof. Andrea Madarasová Gecková, PhD. (1972, ORCID: 0000-0003-2993-3798) serves as a senior researcher and expert in research on social determinants of health, and research capacity building. Most of the studies carried out in her research team are cross-sectional population based studies, but also longitudinal and ecological studies were carried out as well. Recently she focused also on innovative methods stimulating participation of various stakeholders. Since 2002 she has been responsible for the supervision of research projects in the framework of the Košice Institute for Society and Health, focusing particularly on the social determinants of health among children, adolescents and young adults.

She participates in several projects from national research agencies, in bilateral research projects between UPJŠ and UMCG and in European projects. Moreover, she collaborates with WHO in a role of the expert in field of social determinants of health in collaboration with WHO office in Venice, Copenhagen, Manila, Prague, Ljublana, Vilnius and as a Slovakia’s Principal Investigator for the Health Behaviour of School-aged Children study (HBSC). A. Madarasová Gecková is a professor in Social Psychology (Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, 2014). She finished her PhD study in Medical Sciences by defending thesis on inequality in health among Slovak adolescents (University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 2002). She is graduated in Psychology (P.J. Šafárik University in Košice, Slovak Republic, 1995). She serves as promotor of PhD study in Medical Science (University of Groningen, The Netherlands),Public Health (P.J. Šafárik University in Košice, Slovak Republic), and Kinanthropology (Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic). She has published more than hundred research papers in SSCI journals, resulting in more than 600 Scopus citations; her h-index is equal to 18.

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