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Professor Dr. Dance Gudeva Nikovska, M.P.H., M.D.

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Professor Dr. Dance Gudeva Nikovska, M.P.H., M.D.

Professor Dr. Dance Gudeva Nikovska is a Medical Doctor, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and a Fellow of New Westminster College. She earned a Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree in 1994 from the Medical Faculty of Saints Cyril and Methodius University and was licensed as a medical doctor in the Republic of Macedonia in 1995. She later earned a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree in 2004 from the Braun School of Public Health. She has language proficiency in Macedonian, English, German, Serbian, Bulgarian and Albanian.

Professor Nikovska has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and her professional experience includes:

  • November 2004 – present: Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Republic of Macedonia
  • August 2008 – present: Assistant Professor, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Saints Cyril and Methodius University, Republic of Macedonia
  • January 2006 – present: Coordinator and M&E Officer, Unit for Implementation of Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Grants, Ministry of Health, Republic of Macedonia
  • June 2005 – present: Public Health Consultant, World Health Organization Country Office, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • November 2004 – present: Teaching Assistant, School of Public Health, Republic of Macedonia
  • August 2005 – December 2005: Researcher, National Institute for Public Health, Republic of Macedonia
  • May 2005 – June 2005: Public Health Consultant, World Health Organization Country Office, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • November 2004 – January 2005: Medical Doctor and Public Health Consultant, International Organization for Migration, Mission Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • January 2003 – October 2003: Public Health Assistant, Disaster Preparedness and Response Programme Office, World Health Organization, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • June 2001 – December 2002: Emergency and Public Health Assistant, Emergency Preparedness and Response Programme Office, World Health Organization, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • September 2001 – December 2002: Consultant, Foundation Open Society Institute, Republic of Macedonia
  • April 27 – May 27, 2001: Environmental Health Assistant, Humanitarian Assistance Office, World Health Organization, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • June 2000 – April 2001: Part-time Associate, Humanitarian Assistance Office, World Health Organization, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • January 1999 – October 1999: Project Assistant, Promotion of Continuous Medical Education in Primary Health Care System in Macedonia, World Bank Funded Program
  • January 1998 – December 1998: General Practitioner, Emergency Department, Health Center, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • June 1997 – December 1997: Supervisor, Capitation Evaluation Program – Series of surveys conducted by RAND Macedonia Project under a World Bank contract, Ministry of Health, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • June 1996 – June 1997: General Practitioner, Military Hospital, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • July 1995 – May 1996: Medical Representative, CVETANOV Pharmacy, Skopje, Tetovo and Kumanovo, Republic of Macedonia
  • June 1994 – June 1995: General Practitioner and Volunteer, Clinical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Saints Cyril and Methodius University, Republic of Macedonia

Professor Nikovska is the author of more than 20 published articles. Her other professional experience, affiliations and memberships include:

  • 2013 – present: Fellow, New Westminster College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2009 – present: Fellow, Academic Fellowship Program, OSI
  • Member, Macedonian Chamber of Medicine
  • Member, Macedonian Medical Association
  • Member, Committee for Non-communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health, Republic of Macedonia
  • Member, Policy Analysis Unit (responsible for evaluation of National NCD Strategy, National Health Strategy 2008-2020, Basic Benefit Package, Privatization of PHC), Ministry of Health, Republic of Macedonia
  • Member, Advisory Board, Foundation Open Society Institute Macedonia for Analysis of Good Governance (Health Sector)
  • Member, Expert Team for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Activities of the Ministry of Health (HIV/AIDS and TB), Global Fund 
  • Principle Researcher for Analysis of Good Governance in Health Sector in RM Project
  • Teaching Assistant, Institute of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Saints Cyril and Methodius University, Republic of Macedonia
  • Lecturer (Temporary),  Research and Statistical Methods and Health Economics, Macedonian School of Public Health, Republic of Macedonia

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Professor Dr. Dance Gudeva Nikovska is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.