Prof. Dr. Plamen Dimitrov, MD is Deputy Director of the National Center of Public Health and Analyses and Director of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate. He graduated with in medicine in 1988. In 2001 he earned a master's degree in epidemiology from Michigan State University, USA, and in 2011 he completed a master's degree in public health and health management from the Medical University in-Sofia. In 2004 he defended his dissertation in the scientific specialty "Social Medicine and Organization of Health and Pharmacy". Since 2008 he is an Associate Professor, and since 2013 he is a Professor of Social Medicine and Health and Pharmacy Organization. He has obtained two medical specialties – “Social Medicine and Health Management” and “Hygiene”. His professional interests are in the field of health policy and health management, social medicine, health promotion and disease prevention, chronic non-communicable diseases, epidemiology and biostatistics, health technology assessment, social determinants of health. He is the Head of Projects and Programs of the European Union and the World Health Organization. He is also an author and co-author of more than 150 scientific publications - articles, monographs, guides and textbooks. He is Chairman of the Expert Council on the medical specialty "Social Medicine and Health Management" to the Minister of Health.

Prof. Plamen Dimitrov, MD,PhD
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