Assoc. Prof., Dr. Todorka KOSTADINOVA
Dean of the Public Health Faculty, Varna Medical University, Bulgaria
1993 Master in Economics,The University of Economics, Varna, Bulgaria
1994 Master of Pedagogy, The University of Economics, Varna, Bulgaria
1996-1998 Manager International Cooperation, Private Consulting Company "CMP Consulting" (Controlling, Marketing, Planning)
since 1998 University Professor, Medical University of Varna, School for Public Health, Department of Health Economics and Management
1999-2001 Doctoral Degree (PhD), Health Care Management and Health Economics, The University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria
since 2000 Associated Editor "International Journal of Integrated care" www.ijic.org
since 2000 Vice editor in chief of Bulgarian Journal: Health Economics and Management
since 2004 President of the Association of Bulgarian Hospitals, Member of Board of Governors - Hospital and Health Care Federation (HOPE)- Brussels
2003-2004 graduate at The Eastern European Scholarship Program at George Washington, Washington, D.C.
2004 Short term consultant to the World Bank, head office in Washington D.C. Country study: "The National Policy and Standards in Disability and the Key Management Issues in Frame of the European Integration" (focus on consumer protection)
since 2005 Adjunct professor in Global Health, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., School of Medicine and Health Services Management,
2007 graduate at The Global Health Leadership Forum - University of Berkeley - California
2008-2012 Regional researcher and coordinator for Bulgaria, Romania, Russia and Ukraine, EU-EC, 7th Frame Program "Mobility of Health Professionals - Ensuring Global Human Resources for Health"
2008-2013 Senior researcher, scientific coordinator, EU-EC, 7th Frame Program: "Assessment of patient payment policies and projection of their efficiency, equity and quality effects: The case of Central and Eastern Europe" (incl. consumer/patient protection), ASSPRO Project,
2009-2010 Project Leader for Bulgaria and Romania, University of Berkeley, California, Fogarty Research Program: "Finance and Delivery of Mental Health Services in CEE Countries"
2009-2010 Deputy Minister of Health, Sofia, Bulgaria, Responsible for the following areas: Public Health; EU Membership of Bulgaria, EU Programs and Projects; International Relations and International Organizations (WHO, UNICEF, UN, etc); E-Health
2009 Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Sofia, Bulgaria, Responsible for the communication and collaboration of the Ministry of Health with the Parliament in Bulgaria and the EU Parliament, as well as with the Bulgarian Government and governmental organizations
since 2011 Dean of the Public Health Faculty, Varna Medical University, Bulgaria