Dr. Aelita Skarbaliene, Klaipeda University, Klaipeda, Lithuania
Dr. Aelita Skarbalienė is an associate proffesor and research fellow at Klaipėda University. She specializes in health care quality issues and psychosocial public health aspects. Aelita has worked in many national and international projects with a particular focus upon psychosocial, health and education issues. Aelita has a PhD in Social Sciences and her researches has been published in academic peer-review journals and presented at international conferences. Her experience aslo includes development and implementation of training programs aimed to increase competencies to better address psychosocial dimensions of health care problems and enhanced abilities to apply skills for behavioral change communication.