Ingrid Babinská

 

Dr. Ingrid Babinská (1970) graduated as a Medical Doctor in 1995 at the Medical Faculty, University of PJ Safarik in Kosice. She received her specialization in the field of hygiene and epidemiology (1999),  specialization in the field of public health (2009) and completed three years of study Master of Public Health (2002-2005). She finished her PhD study in Public Health (PJ Safarik University in Košice, Slovak Republic, 2014). Her research focused on risk factors for cardiovascular disease in the adult population with a particular focus on socio-economically disadvantaged groups (population living in segregated Roma settlements). At present time, she is the in the position of the Assistant Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, PJ Šafárik in Kosice.  

She worked in the position of physician, public health professionals and regional hygienist and chief of office. Long term she worked in the field of prevention and health promotion with the focus on nutrition, physical activity, smoking prevention and drug addiction and participated in the implementation of national (National Health Promotion Programme, National Obesity Prevention Programme, National Programme for the Fight against Drugs) and international projects (CINDI - Countrywide Integrated Non-communicable Disease Intervention Programme).  She was a member of the research team HepaMeta study focusing on  the prevalence of viral hepatitis B/C and metabolic syndrome in the population living in separated and segregated Roma settlements.

 

Core skills:

project coordination and management, data collection coordination, statistical analysis, methodological and statistical consulting, data presentation, teaching and lecturing

 

Scientific activities and projects: 

2016 - present     Determination of the risks of occurrence of selected intracellular pathogens with
zoonotic potential within grant VEGA 1/0196/15 of Scientific Grant Agency of the
Ministry of Education, science, research and sport of the Slovak Republic and the
Slovak Academy of Science.
2011 - 2014 HepaMeta Risk factors for hepatitis B/C and metabolic syndrome in a group of people living in Roma settlements
1997 - 2011 CINDI - Countrywide Integrated Non-communicable Disease Intervention Programme
1997 - 2011 National Health Promotion Programme,
1997 - 2011 National Obesity Prevention Programme,
1997 - 2011 National Programme for the Fight against Drugs

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Membership: 

2016 - present      Slovak Medical Association
2016 - present Slovak Epidemiological and Vaccinology Association

 

Publications

Jarčuška P., Bobáková D., Uhrin J., Bobák L., Babinská I., Kolarčik P., DankulincováVeselská Z., Madarasová Gecková A. and HepaMeta team: Are barriers in accessing health services in the Roma population associated with worse health status among Roma? International Journal of Public Health. 2013;58:427–434.


Babinská I., Dankulincová Veselská Z., Bobáková D., Pella D., Panico S., Reijneveld SA., Jarčuška Pe., Jarčuška Pa., Žežula I., Madarasová Gecková A. and HepaMeta team: Is the cardiovascular risk profile of people living in Roma settlements worse in comparison with the majority population in Slovakia? International Journal of Public Health. 2013; 58:417-425.


Petrášová D., Bertková I., Petrášová M., Hijová E., Mareková M., Babinská I., Jarčuška P., Pella D., Madarasová Gecková A. and HepaMeta team: Biomarkers Associated with Obesity and Overweight in the Roma Population Residing in Eastern Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22,18–21.


Babinská I., Madarasová Gecková A., Jarčuška P., Pella D., Mareková M., Štefková G., Dankulincová Veselská Z. and HepaMeta Team: Does the Population Living in Roma Settlements Differ in Physical Activity, Smoking and Alcohol Consumption from the Majority Population in Slovakia? Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22,22–27.  


Hijová E., Madarasová Gecková A., Babinská I.: Do Eating Habits of the Population Living in Roma Settlements Differ from Those of the Majority Population in Slovakia? Central European Journal of Public Health, 2014; 22,65–68.


Madarasová Gecková A., Babinská I., Bobáková D., Dankulincová Veselská Z., Bosáková L., Kolarčik P., Jarčuška P., Pella D., Halánová M. and HepaMeta Team: Socioeconomic Characteristics of the Population Living in Roma Settlements and Their Association with Health and Health-related Behaviour. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22,57–64.


Fedačko J., Pella D., Jarčuška P., Siegfried L., Janičko M., Veselíny E., Pella J., Sabol F., Jarčuška P., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Pažinka P., Jankajová M., Kmec J., Babčák M, Kalanin P., Dražilová S., Babinská I, Čečetková B. and HepaMeta Team: Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Relation to Metabolic Syndrome in the Roma Population Compared with the Non-Roma Population in the Eastern Part of Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014; 22,69–74.   


Bobakova D., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Babinska I., Klein D., Madarasova Geckova A., Cislakova L. and HEPA-META team. Do family and friends help to overcome health care accessibility problems? Comparison between Roma and non-Roma. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2015, 14, doi:10.1186/s12939-015-0165-z.

 

Contact

Correspondence address:

MUDr. Ingrid Babinská, PhD., MPH 

Department of Epidemiology

Faculty of Medicine  P.J. Safarik University

Šrobárova 2

040 11 Košice, Slovakia

phone number: +421 55 234 3270

e-mail: ingrid.babinska@upjs.sk