Skills and Miscellaneous

  • Russian (native)

  • English (fluent)

  • German (intermediate)

  • Czech (intermediate)

  • Swedish (beginner)

  • Spanish (beginner)



Statistical methods and data analysis

  • Microsoft Office confident user (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher, Outlook)

  • Data analysis (Stata, SPSS, R, MPlus)

  • Web development (WordPress, Tilda, Hostinger)

  • Visuals (Gimp, Canva, LightRoom)

  • Video editing (DaVinci Resolve, iMovie, VN)

  • AI programs and prompt creation (Midjourney, Dall E, ChatGPT, Scite, Jenni, etc.)

  • LMS (, Canvas, Thinkific, Teachable, Emdesell)

  • CRM and mailing systems (Sendpulse, MailerLite, MailChimp,

  • Bots creation (Sendpulse, Manychat and Salebot)

  • Webinars and broadcasting (Zoom, Teams, GoogleMeet, OBS studio)

  • Social networks (YouTube, Instagram, Telegram, Facebook, Pinteret, X)

  • Learning new interfaces and programs with ease

Computer Skills

  • Advanced econometric and statistical analysis (regression analysis of longitudinal and panel datasets, GMM, time-series methods, multilevel analysis, structural equation modeling, cluster and factor analysis, and other)

  • Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

  • Basic qualitative techniques of data analysis (interview methods, focus groups, text analysis, etc.)

  • Statistical analysis packages (Stata, SPSS, R and MPlus)

  • Strong organisational skills achieved through balancing scientific projects, voluntary work, and teaching

  • Flexibility of training of diverse adult learners of all ages, natives of different languages

  • Strong presentation skills with dozens of public speaking events and passion for structuring and delivering information

  • Training in didactics, and self-study in creative new educational styles, techniques and methodologies

  • Creativity in developing and delivering courses, as well as ability to collect large amounts of data and analyse it in order to make evaluations for further training

Other Skills

Teaching methodologies

  • Teacher-led learning

  • Activity-based learning

  • Multimedia usage

  • Flipped classroom

  • Group work learning

  • Project learning

  • Mind mapping

  • Video presentations

  • Hand-on labs

  • Other methods and techniques

Prizes, Awards and Grants

2015-present: Vetenskapsrådet Research Grant "Structure of Health in Europe: the Relations between Mortality, Morbidity, Subjective Health and Functional Limitation".

August 2012: Best Paper Prize for Young Scholars, 14th Biennial Congress of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology, Hannover, Germany.

November 2011: Full funding for participation in Workshop “Healthcare systems: change and outcomes. Ideas, institutions, actors, and reforms” from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

November 2010: Full funding for participation in the First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, WHO, Montreux, Switzerland from the Secretariat, WHO.

August 2010: Best Paper Prize for Young Scholars, 13th Biennial Congress of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology, Ghent, Belgium

2009-2012: Scholarship (€15,000 pa) for conducting PhD research for 3 years from BIGSSS and the German Research Foundation (DFG).

2007-2009: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (€21,000 pa) for MA studies for 2 years from the European Commission.

2006-2007: Swedish Institute Scholarship (SEK80,000 pa) for MA studies for 1 year from the Swedish government.

2000-2001: “Future Leaders Exchange” (FLEX) Programme scholarship for 1 year high school exchange in the USA from the US Government.

Other Professional Activities

  • Social Science and Medicine

  • Frontiers in Medical Sociology

  • Frontiers in Sociology

  • Scandinavian Journal of Public Health

  • Public Health

January 2014 – present: Reviewer for international journals: