Mgr. Ekaterina Volevach

Research specialist, Center of excellence CREATIC

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Curriculum vitae

  • First Department of Neurology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Function, current position
  • Ph.D. student
Education and academic qualifications
  • Masaryk University Brno, Czechia; Ph.D., Neuroscience 02.2022 – 01.2025; Dissertation: Development and implementation of a program to increase stroke health literacy in the Czech Republic; Advisor: prof. MUDr. Robert Mikulík, Ph.D.
  • Masaryk University Brno, Czechia; M.S., Sociology 09.2019 – 01.2022; Thesis: Consequences of lifelong singlehood on health in later life in Europe; Advisor: prof. Martin Kreidl, Ph.D.
  • Masaryk University Brno, Czechia; B.S., Sociology 09.2016 – 06.2019; List honors: The Czech Demographic Society awarded 2nd place for the best qualifying thesis in demography
Professional experience
  • 2023-2023: External Research Statistician, World Dental Federation
  • 2020-: Researcher in Public health and Health Promotion, FNUSA-ICRC
  • 2018-2022: External Researcher in Sociology, FSS MU
Research activities
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating behavior change interventions on HOBIT and SASTE ROMA projects (FNUSA-ICRC, Stroke department)
Professional stays abroad
  • 2023: one-month stay at Health Promotion Department, the Maastricht University, Netherlands
  • 2022: Intervention Mapping Summer course "Designing Theory-based and Evidence-based Programs" at the Maastricht University, Netherlands
  • 2022: Summer School in Social Science Measurement: Designs, Models, and Strategies at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 2022: Community-based Participatory Methods in Public Health course at SSPH+ Public Health School Lugano, Switzerland
Major publications
  • KLÍMA, Ondřej, Martin LAKOMÝ a Ekaterina VOLEVACH. Impacts of cultural factors and mode of administration on item nonresponse for political questions in the European context. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. Abingdon: Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis, 2024, roč. 27, č. 4, s. 389-400. ISSN 1364-5579. Dostupné z: article - open access info
  • VOLEVACH, Ekaterina, Hana MARŠÁLKOVÁ, Hana CUKROVÁ a Robert MIKULÍK. Health-related social media advertising is affected by Message Appeals. In World Congress on Public Health. 2023. ISSN 2654-1459. Dostupné z: URL info
  • VOLEVACH, Ekaterina. Health Status and Self-Perception of Health in Czech Roma Community. In European Journal of Public Health. 2022. ISSN 1101-1262. Dostupné z: URL info
  • VOLEVACH, Ekaterina, Hana MARSALKOVA, Jan BOBEK, Veronika SVOBODOVA a Robert MIKULÍK. Educational Program Improved Senior Preparedness to Call 911 as a Response to Stroke. JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES. AMSTERDAM: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2021, roč. 30, č. 11, s. 1-5. ISSN 1052-3057. Dostupné z: URL info
  • RUTOVIC, Stela, Ekaterina VOLEVACH, Hana MARSALKOVA, Ana Isabel FUMAGALLI a Francesco COREA. What the Aftermath of the Global Pandemic Will Mean for Neurologists. Neurology International. Switzerland: MDPI, 2021, roč. 2021, č. 13, s. 297-303. ISSN 2035-8377. Dostupné z: URL info


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