Ass. Prof. Brigita Skela Savič, MD (SI)

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Dr. Brigita Skela Savič is an Associate Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing Jesenice (CNJ), Head of the Research Institute for Health Care and Nursing at the CNJ, and the Head of research group Health Care and Nursing CNJ at the Slovenian Research Agency. She is responsible for the CNJ development projects financed by the European Social Fund, in addition to being a member of research groups involved in inter-institutional Slovenian and international research projects. She is an Associate Professor of Management in Health Care and Nursing at CNJ, and lectures on subjects connected with research methodology, organization, and leadership. She is also a mentor for master's students at the Faculty of Management Koper, University of Primorska, where she holds the position of Assistant Professor in Management.

Dr. Brigita Skela Savič is a member of the Slovenian Health Care Board at the Ministry of Health and a member of the working group for ensuring and monitoring the implementation of the Action Plan of Slovenian Palliative Care Program at the same ministry. She is a member of the working group for drafting Nursing and Health Care Development Strategy within the Health Care System of Slovenia (2011–2020). Since 2011, she has been a member of the working group at the Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia harmonizing the methodological framework for preparing demand projections for nurses in Slovenia. As a member of the working group for specialization in nursing and a member of the Honorary Court of Arbitration, she is also included in the work of the Nurses and Midwives Association of Slovenia (NMA). She represents the NMA in the working group drafting the Human Resource Management Strategy in Slovenia (area of education) at the Ministry of Health and in the international research project SANCO/1/2009 (Creating a pilot network of nurse educators and regulators). As of January 2013, Brigita Skela Savič is the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor of the scientific journal Slovenian Nursing Review. Since January 2012, she is a member of the Editorial Board for Slovenian Journal of Public Health and a reviewer for Slovenian and international journals.

In 2007, Brigita Skela Savič was awarded the highest recognition of the Nurses and Midwives Association of Slovenia, the Golden Mark. Since March 2010, she has been a member of the international association ‚The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International‘. Since October 2010, she has also been a member of FINE Advisory Board (European Federation of Nurse Educators).