Iveta Nagyova

President European Public Health Association (EUPHA)

Iveta Nagyova is the President of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and the Head of the Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at Pavol Jozef Safarik University (UPJS) in Kosice, Slovakia. She also serves as a member of several advisory committees at WHO and WHO/Europe, including the WHO Technical Advisory Group on Behavioural Insights and Sciences for Health, the WHO/Europe’s Regional Director’s Advisory Council on Innovation for Noncommunicable Diseases, the Behavioural and Cultural Insights working groups, and the European Advisory Committee on Health Research (EACHR). She graduated in Clinical Psychology at UPJS, obtained her PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and received a postgraduate training at the University of Oxford within the Oxford International Primary Care Research Leadership Programme. Her research interests are in biobehavioural and psychosocial innovations in chronic disease prevention and management, non-pharmacological interventions, health behaviour change, and behavioural insights in public health. She is involved in academic publishing, supervision of PhD students, and knowledge translation. At the national level, she serves as an advisor to the WHO Country Office and the Slovak Ministry of Health.