SAVAS Travel Grants Recipient Assist. Prof. Dr. Maja Šubelj on her Research Visit
Assist. Prof. Dr. Maja Šubelj, MD, has completed her research visit to the University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
The research visit was done within the scope of SAVAS (Slovenian American Virtual Academic Symposium) Travel Grants, a program that is organized jointly by ASEF and the US Embassy in Slovenia to promote new and deepen existing cooperation in the field of education, science, and entrepreneurship between the Republic of Slovenia and the United States.
During her visit to the University of Arizona, Dr. Šubelj was involved in the pedagogic activities of teaching and research on the epidemiology of infectious diseases and community health. She managed to identify strategies that are effective in promoting health equity among communities.
In the future, Dr. Šubelj plans to use obtained knowledge to develop further research by proposing targeted interventions to optimize health in the communities, as well as develop student exchanges between Slovenia and the United States.