Staff: Iva Stoyneva, M.A., B.A.
Iva Stoyneva, M.A., B.A.
Fellow - Cancer Research Training Award Fellow
Iva Stoyneva was a Health Communications Intern in the Tobacco Control and Research Branch (TCRB) within the Behavioral Research Program (BRP) of the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS).
Her primary interests were in information and communications technologies (ICT) for developing behavioral health interventions in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC). At TCRB, Iva worked with Dr. Erik Augustson on developing and evaluating mHealth interventions for smoking cessation as part of the SmokeFree.gov initiative. As a secondary appointment, Iva also worked with Dr. Mark Parascandola and the NCI Center for Global Health (CGH) in global capacity building, as well as coordinating and managing international tobacco control project and workshops.
She received her MA in Lifespan and Digital Communication from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, specializing in Health Communication (e-Health and mHealth). For her MA thesis, Iva explored generational differences in health communication seeking and smoking behaviors in Bulgaria.
Current and/or past BRP mentors include Mark Parascandola.