Journal of Public Health Hygiene and Safety

Editorial Board Member - JPHHS

Rostislav Kostadinov

Associate Professor
Disaster Medicine
Medical University Plovdiv

Dr. Kostadinov is an Associate Professor on Disaster Medicine in Medical University Plovdiv and Vice Dean for International Relations and Project Activities of the Public Health Faculty, Plovdiv. He is Secretary General of International Disaster Medicine Association, Naples, Italy.  Rostislav studied medicine at Plovdiv Medical University and graduated in 1991, when he joined the Bulgarian Armed Forces.. From 1999 till 2005, he worked in the Military Medical Detachment for Emergency Response, developing an interest not only in the clinical aspects of military and disaster medicine, but also for the organizational and managerial challenges. Dr Kostadinov was assigned twice (2005-2007; 2010 - 2013) at NATO Joint Force Command Naples as a joint medical planner, medical intelligence officer, doctrine and policy, joint medical coordinator and Deputy Medical Advisor. He planned and afterwards organized and led the medical support for the NATO Unified Protector operation in 2011, as a Medical Advisor and Medical Cell Head, and was awarded a NATO medal. Last two assignments within Military Medical Academy were Head of the Educational and Scientific Department AND Head of Military Medical Planning Department. 2015, he resigned from active military service with rank of Colonel

He has been invited as Visiting Professor on Disaster Medicine in Universita della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy; was assigned as part time lecturer on Medical Planning in University of World and National Economy, Sofia. and acted as civil expert Medical Intelligence (Health Threats) for NATO Joint Health Food and Agriculture Working Group (JHFAG), NATO HQ, Brussels, Belgium. Physician with three medical specialties - Internal Diseases, Orthopedic Surgery and Disaster Medicine and PhD and DSc degrees in Disaster Medicine, who served as military medical doctor for 24 years and retired with rank of Colonel.

Author and co-author in 18 books (25 chapters) and 90 studies published as articles in journals or proceedings of international or national scientific events. Invited, key and guest speaker on many international scientific events on planning, organization and execution of medical support to military or disaster relief operations, guest lecturer and mentor for Joint Medical Planner Course in NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany and supporting speaker for George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and College of International and Security, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany).


Medical Intelligence, Medical Information Management, Medical Planning and Disaster Medical Support Management, Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery,  Internal Diseases

Other Editorial Board Members - JPHHS

Abdul Hafeez-Baig

Senior lecturer
School of Management and Enterprise
Faculty of BELA
Queensland Toowoomba

Shibani Datta

Department of Public Health
All India Institute Of Hygiene And Public Health
West Bengal

Alfio Ferlito

Professor and Chairman
ENT clinic
University of Udine School of Medicine

Eghbal Sekhavati

Health & Treatment network

Mehdi Vosoughi

Assistant Professor
Department of environmental health engineering
Ardabil University of Medical Sciences

Hossein Ranjbar

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences

Solomon Ike Okosun

Associate Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences
School of Public Health
Georgia State University
Submit Manuscript

Open Access Journals

View All Journals