Bojana Beric, MD, PhD, CHES

Assistant Professor

PhD, New York University

MD, University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia

Office: McAllan Hall , Room 231

Phone: 732-923-4675

Email: bberic@monmouth.edu

CV URL: BojanaBeric's CV

Web site: BojanaBeric

Fall 2012 Courses:

HE 320-03 - Principles of Health Education

HE 320-04 - Principles of Health Education

HE 435-50 - Promoting Health in Communities

HE 485-50 - Senior Seminar in Health

Regularly Taught Courses:

NU 562 Tests and Measures

HE 375 Health in Developing Countries

HE 101 Strategies for Healthy Living

HE 335 Promoting Health in Communities

HE 420 Principles of Health Education

PR 422 AIDS and Global Society

HE 190 Introduction to Health Research

HE 485 Senior Seminar in Health

About:

Bojana Beric is an Assistant Professor of Health Studies and a co-director of the Center for Human and Community Wellness at Monmouth University. She served as a chair and a co-chair of the Global Understanding Convention, GUC 2009 and GUC 2010. In addition, Dr. Beric is an adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Health, at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, MPH Program, a Visiting Professor at Medical Faculty, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, and a faculty at the ECPD International Summer School on Reproductive Health, organized by European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD), University for Peace established by United Nations, Belgrade, Serbia.

Research Interests:

As an MD with a PhD in Health Education, Dr. Beric’s professional interests have been focused on teaching, preparation of the public health workforce, community-campus partnerships for health and wellness, and global and international health issues. She has been active in professional associations at the state, national, and international level, serving two terms as president of New Jersey SOPHE, in 2001/02 and 2006/07, and currently as a VP for Communications at IUHPE/NARO. In addition, she serves as SOPHE and IUHPE/NARO representative to the United Nations, and SOPHE’s liaison to the Community Preventive Services Task Force, The Community Guide.

Dr. Beric’s research interests include methods of health information communication, particularly a community of inquiry in health, participation in class discussion, empowerment, and advancement of health literacy in schools and colleges.

In addition, Dr. Beric has founded a non-profit private foundation, Professor Dr. Milan Stojsic, Inc., in 2001 in honor of her father, rewarding students with an outstanding achievement at the Department of Water Regulation, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, as well as outstanding students graduating from the Technical School Mileva Maric - Einstein in her hometown of Novi Sad, Serbia, in Europe.