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Prof. Vera Simovska, MD, PhD

UniUniversity Professor Vera Simovska, born Jarevska is a Doctor of Medical Sciences (MD., PhD.) with a speciality of Sports Medicine, and a subspecialty in Hygiene of Nutrition and Medical Dietetics, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia.

Dr Simovska was a Distinguished University Professor in the field of Hygiene of Nutrition, Medical dietetics, and Food Quality and Safety at State University “St. Clement of Ohrid” in Bitola and MIT University-Skopje. As a Founder-Director of graduate and postgraduate study for Nutrition, she developed the first academic study program for Nutrition in the Republic of Macedonia in 2011. Prior to that, Dr Simovska was an Assistant Professor of Health Management at the University MIT-Skopje. From 2002 to 2014 she was a Lecturer of Sports Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Department for the Specialization of Sports Medicine, at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”- Skopje.

Dr Simovska was employed as a physician-licensed subspecialist (MD., PhD) at the Public Health Institutions-Skopje, establishing the first Nutrition Research Unit (1980-2014).
From 2005, she is the first President-Founder of the National organisation for the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity HEPA Macedonia - a member of the WHO HEPA Europe.
Dr Simovska was a National coordinator of several programmes covered by the World Health Organization and an Independent Expert - Evaluator of the European Commission (2007-2022).

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