• PhD student
  • Miriam Polanova (Gavelova), MD, MPH
  • Phone: (+421-55) 640 37 87

Contact information:
Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine
PJ Safarik University, Faculty of Medicine
Tr. SNP 1, 040 11 Kosice, Slovak Republic

PhD projects: Functional Status in Multiple Sclerosis (1)
(2002 - exp. def. 2016)

Supervisors: Dr. I. Nagyova, Prof. L. Cislakova, MV

Miriam Polanova (Gavelova, 1976) graduated in 2000 from the Medical Faculty at PJ Safarik University in Kosice as a medical doctor, general medicine. In August 2000 she started to work at the neurology department of the Railway Hospital in Kosice, and after three years of practice finished her specialization in neurology. Since 2002, she has been a PhD student at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her fields of interest are multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology. In years 2005-2009 she has been on maternity leave. Currently she works in private practice as a neurologist and she is also a researcher at the Department of Social and Behavioural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UPJS.

 

(S)SCI articles

  1. Gavelova M, Nagyova I, Rosenberger J, Krokavcova M, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Importance of an individual’s evaluation of functional status for health-related quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Health Journal, 2015, 8:372-379
  2. Krokavcova M, van Dijk JP, Nagyova I, Rosenberger J, Gavelova M, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW. Perceived health status as measured by the SF-36 in patients with multiple sclerosis: a review. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 2009, 23, 3: 529-538
  3. Krokavcova M, Nagyova I, van Dijk JP, Rosenberger J, Gavelova M, Middel B, Szilasiova J, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW. Self-rated health and employment status in patients with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Rehabilitation 2010,32,21: 1742-1748.
  4. Krokavcova M, Nagyova I, Rosenberger J, Gavelova M, Middel B, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Employment status and perceived health status in younger and older people with multiple sclerosis. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research 2012, 35, 1:40-47

Running projects

  1. LORICCOM – Longitudinal research on psychosocial innovations in chronic condition management