Researcher: Asst. Prof. Kostadin Kostadinov, MD

Research Division:


Department of Social Medicine and Public Health

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Dr. Kostadinov graduated in Medicine in 2017 and in "Health Management and Public Health" in 2018 from the Medical University of Plovdiv. In 2019, he obtained a master's degree in "Economics and Finance" from the Faculty of Economics at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski." Since 2019, he has been an assistant, public health fellow, and phD student at the Department of Social Medicine and Public Health at the Medical University of Plovdiv. His research interests include environmental epidemiology, health economics, public policy evaluation, socio-economic assessment of risk factors, and health and social inequalities related to air pollution. He has experience in various academic, professional, and civic initiatives. He participates in numerous university, national, and international scientific projects such as "Safe4Child," "Screen4Care," "AFFIRMO," and "Well@School." He is a member of the non-governmental organization "Air for Health – Doctor Network," through which he actively participates in municipal and national meetings regarding policies to improve air quality. Since 2024, he has been selected as Bulgaria's ambassador in the OpenAQ training program for air quality leaders in low- and middle-income countries.