Lucia Bosáková

Ing. Lucia Bosáková, PhD. received her Master degree as well as PhD. in Economics and Corporate Management (Faculty of Business Economy in Košice, University of Economics in Bratislava). She also completed a year of study at École Supérieure de Commerce et Management in Poitiers, France. At present time, she is researcher at the Department of Health Psychology, Medical Faculty of P.J. Safarik University in Kosice and at the same time assistant professor at the Faculty of Business Economy in Košice, University of Economics in Bratislava. In the past she was also Vice-dean for Development, Projects, Informatization and Public Relations at the Faculty of Business Economy in Košice, University of Economics in Bratislava


Her research is focused on public health with particular focus on health inequalities and socio-economic determinants of health as well as on health economics and healthcare management.



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Core skills:

project management, data collection coordination, statistical analysis, methodological consulting, teaching and lecturing, economics, PR and communication


Scientific activities and projects:


2015- 2018

Trajectory of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems within the social and health care system. A longitudinal study. DE-EM-BE .within grant VEGA 1/0981/15 of Scientific Grant Agency of the Ministry of Education, science, research and sport of the Slovak Republic and the Slovak Academy of Science.

2015 – 2017

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

2011 – 2015

Project SOPHIE HEALTH-F3-2011-278173 - Evaluating the impact of structural policies on health inequalities and their social determinants and fostering change is realised within 7th Framework programme, HEALTH.2011.3.3-1 Developing methodologies to reduce inequities in the determinants of health.

2011 – 2015

Health and health-related behaviour within social context in adolescence project is realised as a part of Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study within grant APVV-0032-11 of Slovak Research and Development Agency under contract.



2013 – present
Member of  Focus Group Social Inequalities within Health Behaviour in School-aged children study
2012 – present Member of national team within Health Behaviour in School-aged children study



 Bosakova L., Kolarcik P., Bobakova D., Sulcova M., Van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A. (2015): Test-retest reliability of the scale of participation in organized activities among adolescents in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. International Journal of Public Health.  DOI 10.1007/s00038-015-0749-9 

Bosakova L., Kubak M., Andrejkovic M., Hajduova Z. (2015): Doing business abroad: utility function model for country selection in preliminary screening phase. Central European Journal of Operations Research, 23, 1, 53-68.

Madarasova Geckova A., Babinska I., Bobakova D., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Bosakova L., Kolarcik P., Halanova M. and HepaMeta team (2014): Socioeconomic characteristics of population living in Roma settlements and association with health and health-related behaviour. Central European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 22, Supplement (March 2014), pp. 57-64.

Pfoertner T-K., Rathmann K., Elgar F.J., de Looze M., Hoffmann F., Ottova V., Ravens-Sieberer U., Bosakova L., Currie C., Richter M. (2014): Adolescents´ mental health and the Great Recession in late 2007: a multilevel study in 31 European countries. European Journal of Public Health, 24 (6): 960-966, doi:10.1093/eurpub/cku056.

Bosakova L., Madarasova Geckova A., Kolarcik P., Bobakova D., Dankulincova Z. (2014): A Bottom-up Approach to Employment: Does it have an impact on health equity? European Journal of Public Health, DOI: 

Kubak M., Bosakova L., Fisar M., Hajduova Z., Timurova E., (2014): Dependence of Unemployment Change on Selected Economic Factors: Panel Data Evidence. In Enterprise and the Competitive Environment 2014 conference. 2014. ISBN 978-80-210-7532-0. ISSN: 2336-1239. S. 269-275.

Lacko R., Bosakova L., Kubak M., Nemec J., Tkac M. (2014): Technical efficiency of selected private hospitals in Slovakia. Current trends in Public Sector Research: proceedings of the 18th international conference in Brno, Masaryk University. ISBN 978-80-210-6611-3. ISSN: 2336-1239. S. 269-275.

Bosakova, L (2013) A bottom-up Approach to Employment: An Example of Good Practice. Bratislava: WHO Country Office in Slovakia. 2013. - 66 s. ISBN 978-80-971475-1-8.

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



Correspondence address:

Ing. Lucia Bosáková, PhD.

Department of Health Psychology 

Faculty of Medicine  P.J. Safarik University

Trieda SNP 1

040 11 Košice, Slovakia

phone number: +421 55 234 3264