Magdalena Stoeva, PhD, FIOMP, FIUPESM is the present Secretary General of the International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM) and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Health and Technology, jointly published by Springer Nature and the IUPESM in cooperation with the WHO.
Dr. Stoeva has expertise in medical physics, engineering, computer systems at academic and clinical level. With over 20 years international academic and organizational experience, she is an active participant in 8 International projects.
Recognitions of Dr. Stoeva’s work are the inaugural Leonardo da Vinci award and the IUPAP Young Scientist Award.
Among Dr. Stoeva’s professional activities are: a delegate in the WHO 3rd Global Forum on Medical Devices 2016; a delegate in the 32nd ICSU General Assembly 2017; a delegate in the European Parliament Interest Group on Biomedical Engineering meeting 2018; a delegate at the World Science Forum 2019; a delegate of the World Laureates Forum 2020.
Her most recent interests are directed towards the professional development of the physical and engineering sciences in medicine, incl. but not limited to educational strategies, gender and workplace balance, promoting and supporting science for young professionals and the LMICs, e-learning, overcoming the global pandemic issues, science diplomacy and leadership.