Katarína Rosičová

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 Project Implementation.
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.


Core skills:
Data collection coordination, statistical analysis, data presentation, cartography, design


Scientific activities and projects:

 2015 – present

Project EURO-HEALTHY - "Shaping EUROpean policies to promote HEALTH equitY", Grant agreement no. 643398.

2007 – 2008   

Project EUROTHINE

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.

 

 



Membership:

2007 – 2013
                        
Member of the Multi-Disciplinary Working Group on Social Inequities in Health in the Slovak Republic (in collaboration with WHO)
2007 – 2008 Team member on European project EUROTHINE
2009 – 2012 Team member on European project INEQiCITIES
   


   
   
   
 

Publications

Rosicova K., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A., Stewart R.E., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Inequalities in mortality by socioeconomic factors and Roma ethnicity in the two biggest cities in Slovakia: A multilevel analysis. International Journal for Equity in Health, accepted.

 

Rosicova K., Bosakova L., Madarasova Geckova A., Rosic M., Andrejkovic M., Zezula I., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P. Regional mortality by economic factors in Slovakia: a comparison of 10 years of changes. Public Health, submitted

 

Rosicova K., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A., Stewart R.E., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P. Inequalities in mortality by socioeconomic factors and ethnicity in the two biggest cities in Slovakia: A multilevel analysis. Croatian Medical Journal, submitted

 

Borrell C., Marí-Dell'Olmo M., Palència L., Gotsens M., Burström B., Domínguez-Berjón F., Rodríguez-Sanz M., Dzúrová D., Gandarillas A., Hoffmann R., Kovacs K., Marinacci Ch., Martikainenm P., Pikhart H., Corman D., Rosicova K., Saez M., Santana P., Tarkiainen L., Puigpinós R., Morrison J., Pasarín I., Díez È. (2014). Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in 16 European cities. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 42, 245-254.

 

Gotsens M., Marí-Dell'Olmo M., Pérez K., Palència L., Martinez-Beneito M.-A., Rodríguez-Sanz M., Burström B., Costa G., Deboosere P., Domínguez-Berjón F., Dzúrová D., Gandarillas A., Hoffmann R., Kovacs K., Marinacci Ch., Martikainenm P., Pikhart H., Rosicova K., Saez M., Santana P., Riegelnig J., Schwierz C., Tarkiainen L., Borrell C. (2013). Socioeconomic inequalities in injury mortality in small areas of 15 European cities. Health and Place, 24, 165-172.

 

Kolvek G., Rosicova K., Rosenberger J., Podracka L., Stewart R.E., Nagyova I., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P. (2012). End-stage renal disease among Roma and non-Roma: Roma are at risk. International Journal of Public Health, 57, 751-754.

 

Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., Rosic M., Speybroeck N., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J. (2011). Socioeconomic factors, ethnicity and alcohol-related mortality in regions in Slovakia. What might a tree analysis add to our understanding? Health and Place, 17, 701-709.

 

Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Kollarova J., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W. (2011). Regional socioeconomic indicators and ethnicity as predictors of regional infant mortality rate in Slovakia. International Journal of Public Health, 56, 523-531.

 

Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Rosic M., Zezula I., Groothoff J.W. (2009). Socioeconomic indicators and ethnicity as determinants of regional mortality rates in Slovakia. International Journal of Public Health, 54, 274-283.


Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W. (2009). Morbidity, mortality and migration. European Journal of Public Health, 17, Suppl. 2, 63-63.

 

Contact

Correspodence address:
Kosice Self-governing Region

Department of Regional Development, Local Planning and Implementation of Projects
Nam. Maratonu mieru 1
042 66 Kosice, Slovakia

e-mail: katarina.rosicova@vucke.sk