Prof. Zoltán Vokó MD MSc PhD DSC president
Prof. Zoltán Vokó MD MSc PhD DSC currently works as the director of Center for Health Technology Assessment at the Semmelweis University, Budapest and as the medical director of Syreon Research Institute. He is a graduate of the Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest (MD, 1994), the Erasmus University Rotterdam (MSc in epidemiology, 1996; PhD in epidemiology, 2000). In 2003 he got his license in preventive medicine and public health, and habilitated at the University of Debrecen in 2004. In 2014 he became a doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DSc). He started his career as a trainee in neurology in 1994-1997 at the National Stroke Centre in Budapest. He has been working as an academic researcher and as a government official in the field of epidemiology and public health since 1998 in different positions: head of department of information policy (2003), director for public health (2004) in the Ministry of Health, director of the National Institute for Health Development of Hungary (2012-2013), course director of the postgraduate course in epidemiology between 2000-2008, associate professor and head of Division of Biostatistics & Epidemiology at the University of Debrecen (2005-2008), associate professor (2009-2014), professor of epidemiology and head of department (2014-2019) at the Department of Health Policy & Health Economics at the Eötvös Loránd University. In 2011-2020 he was the chair of the Public Health Division of the Hungarian Professional College of Health Care. In 2015 he was elected as the chair of the Scientific Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on Preventive Medicine. Since 2017 he has been a member of the Presidential Health Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Sample of publications:
Prof. Dr. Ádány Róza, NKE Tiszteletbeli Elnök
Róza Ádány MD, PhD, Honorary President
Róza Ádány MD, PhD, DSc
She is a medical doctor having specialization in the field of preventive medicine and public health. She is Professor of public health at the University of Debrecen, Hungary, founding Dean of the Faculty of Public Health, leader of the Doctoral School of Health Sciences, head of the MTA-DE Public Health Research Group, Visiting Professor at the Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary), President of the Public Health Genomics Section of the European Public Health Association. She also the founding president of the Hungarian Association of Public Health Training and Research Institutes, editorial member of the European Journal of Public Health, associate editor of the Frontiers in Public Health journal. She was president of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER), 2001-2003; and Vice-Chair of the European Advisory Committee on Health Research (EACHR), 2012-2020. Her scientific research in the past decades achieved international significance regarding the identification of susceptibility biomarkers of cardiometabolic diseases; investigation of the structure and causes of premature mortality in Europe especially among Roma; and evaluation of interventions aiming at the improved efficiency of prevention. The number of her scientific publications is over 350 with a cumulative impact factor more than 620, according to Google Scholar her studies have been cited more than 7500 times in the international literature (h-index=42). She contributed as expert adviser to the development of the revised version of the Health for All and the Health 2020 strategies of the WHO Europe. She received several prestigious Hungarian and international awards in acknowledgement of her work like the “For Hungarian Higher Education” medal, Széchenyi fellowship, Szent-Györgyi Albert prize, Semmelweis prize, Hőgyes Endre prize, Szilárd Leó fellowship, Pro Auditoribus Universitatis Debreceniensis Award, Krompecher Award, Hatvani and Pro Urbe awards of the city of Debrecen, “Award for Budapest”, Award of the European Regional Director of the WHO for outstanding contribution to the improvement of health of the European population, H.R. Leavell Award of the World Federation of Public Health Associations and the “Distinguished Scientist Award” of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science.
Paulik Edit, MD, PhD chief secretary

Edit Paulik MD, PhD, Professor, Head of the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary. She is a physician specialized in preventive medicine and public health, social medicine, and trained in health care management. As a researcher, she performed several epidemiological surveys to reveal associations between demographic and socio-economic characteristics and health status, quality of life, health-related behaviours (e.g. dietary habits, smoking and physical activity) at local, regional, and national level. She is managing PhD students’ research work related to the health and behaviour of pregnant women, and the quality of life of patients before and after hip replacement surgery. She is responsible for the education of public health and preventive medicine and teaches the various fields of it – epidemiological methods, epidemiology of noncommunicable diseases, health determinants, such as lifestyle (healthy diet, smoking cessation, alcohol consumption, physical activity), environmental factors, and health care services – for Hungarian and foreign medical, dental, pharmaceutical and other health science related students (e.g. health visitor, nurse).
Mariann Moizs PhD HAPHI Leader member
Moizs Mariann MD PhD specialist of internal medicine, finance manager of economics, expert of health management.
Graduated summa cum laude as Medical Doctor at Medical University of Pécs, Faculty of General Medicine, in 1988. Accomplished Professional examination of internal medicine in 1993. Completed Finance Manager of Economics postgraduate studies at University of Pécs, Faculty of Economy in 2000, and Health Management studies at Corvinus University of Budapest in 2009. Received PhD degree in 2015 at University of Debrecen, Doctoral School of Health Sciences (doctoral thesis: The Status and New Possibilities of Lung Cancer Screening in Hungary with the Application of Low-Dose CT Imaging).

From 1988 worked as physician, later chief-physician at Baranya County Hospital’s Internal Medicine Department. In 1999-2006 was appointed Executive Medical Director, later Medical Director of the Hospital.

From 1 July 2006 to 30 Nov 2012 as Strategic Deputy Director General at Moritz Kaposi General Hospital, her main job was to plan and co-ordinate implementation, professional and financing management of the institution’s mid- and long-term strategy, development. Programme-manager of EU major project ‘Pole’, with its budget of 53 million € in total.

Her scientific activity is detectable among numerous articles, published in Hungarian and foreign language, presentations, held both in national and international conferences, professional sessions and attended professional international visits.
Practising educational activity as lecturer, consultant and opponent at higher education establishments at national level.
Besides leadership and institution-development activities, member and board member of several national professional organisations, e.g. board member of Motility Session of Hungarian Gastroenterological Society (1995-1996), member of College of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (2009-2011), member of Council of Preventive Medicine, Public Health and Hospital Hygiene (2019-2020) and board member of Hungarian Association of Public Health Training and Research Institutions (from 2020).
Numerous prizes and awards are the proof of her professional appreciation, e.g. Semmelweis Ignác Prize (2017), Plaque of the University of Kaposvár (2015), Batthyány-Strattmann László Prize (2011), ’For the Citizens of Somogy County’ Prize (2011), Golden Cross of the Republic of Hungary (2009), Pro Sanitate Prize (2008).
Prof. Dr. Kiss István, HAPHI Leader member
István Kiss, MD, PhD, DSc, director of the Institute of Public Health Medicine at the Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary. Ha has specialized in Preventive Medicine and Public Health, he is the leader of the YourLife health program of the Medical School. His research interest focusses on the epidemiology and prevention of chronic non-infectious diseases, with special attention to cancer research and prevention, including molecular biomarkers of carcinogenesis, chemoprevention and effects of diet on health. Recently health promotion receives a strong emphasis in his work. He takes part in different health education projects and preventive activities, and considers it important to appropriately communicate scientific results to the general public.
János Sándor MD PhD, HAPHI Leader member
Janos Sandor
Head of department of Public Health and Epidemiology; University of Debrecen Faculty of Medicine

Most important research projects leaded:
1. Critical review of policies and programmes on hypertension and diabetes prevention and control, and cancer control; Regional Office for Europe of the WHO; Biennale Collaborative Agreement 2006-2007.
2. Socio-economical determinants of inequalities in access to cancer screening; Regional Office for Europe of the WHO; Biennale Collaborative Agreement 2006-2007.
3. Population based folate status monitoring to explore the causes of insufficient folate intake and to establish effective interventions; ETT; 2006-2008; 137/2006
4. Public Health Focused Model Programme for Organising Primary Care Services by a Virtual Care Service Centre “Basic and final survey about the additional services provided by GP clusters and their effectiveness”; SH/8/1; 2012-
5. Public Health Focused Model Programme for Organising Primary Care Services by a Virtual Care Service Centre “Research Programmes”; SH/8/1; 2013-2017

Hungarian representative in international projects:
1. PHOENIX European Thematic Network on Health and Social Welfare Policy Steering Committee 2006-2008
2. Rare Diseases Portal; associated partner; EU Public Health Program; Priority area: Health Information; Action: Developing strategies for information exchange and responding to non-communicable health threats. 2007-2009, 2009-2012)
3. EurordisCare3. Eurordis survey on patients’ experience and expectations concerning access to health services in Europe. EU Public Health Program, 2007-2008.
4. EUROPLAN, European Project for Rare Diseases National Plans Development Europlan; contributing partner; EU Public Health Program; Priority area: Health Information; Action: Developing strategies for information exchange and responding to non-communicable health threats. 2008-2010.
5. European Platform for Rare Disease Registries, EpiRare (2011-2013)

1. 171 papers, 38 chapters; 12 monographs
2. cumulative impact factor: 204; citations: 1573; h-index: 22

Membership in international organisations:
1. EU Working Party on Mortality and morbidity of the Program of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
2. EUROCAT (European Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies) 2004-2006
3. EU DG SANCO Rare Disease Task Force 2003-2010
4. EU DG SANCO European Union Cross-border Health Care Expert Group (2009-2012)
5. EU DG SANCO European Union Committee of Expert on Rare Diseases, (2010-2014)

Organization of international meetings:
1. Seminar on Monitoring health status and vulnerable groups in Europe: past and present, PHOENIX European Thematic Network on Health and Social Welfare Policy, Pecs, 2004 (Head of Local Organizing Committee)
2. The price of life: Welfare Systems, Social Nets and Economic Growth, Catania, 2005 (Organizing Committee Member)
3. Welfare, Health and Society in Change Charles University, Prague, 2005 (Organizing Committee Member)
4. Methodological Approaches to the Assessment of Risk of Congenital Anomaly due to Environment Pollution, EUROCAT meeting, Budapest, 2007 (Head of Local Organizing Committee)
5. Fourth Eastern European Conference for Rare Disease and Orphan Drugs, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2009 (Scientific Committee Member)
Zoltán Ungvári MD PhD HAPHI Leader member