Research fellow

Elida Sina

Curriculum vitae


September 2016-September 2018:
Erasmus Mundus, Joint Master of Excellence, rewarded with two diplomas:
MSc. Nutrition and Food Science, by University of Montpellier, France and Laurea Magistrale Internazionale in Gestione Sostenibile della Qualita Alimentaria, by Universita Degli Studi della Basilicata, Italy.

January 2015 to present: Master of Science in Public Health

October 2011- July 2014: Bachelor in Public Health

Professional and Research Experience:

July 2019 to present: Research Associate at Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology-BIPS, Department of Epidemiological Methods and Etiologic Research, Unit of Lifestyle-Related Disorders.

October 2018- June 2019: Assistant Lecturer at Medical University "Aldent", Tirane, Albania

March 2018-August 2018: Research Intern at Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology- BIPS, Bremen, Germany

December 2017- February 2018: Research Intern on Food Functionality and Melanoma Cancer at University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

February 2012- May 2016: Regional Coordinator of Medical Continual Education, National Association of Public Health (NAPH), Tirane, Albania

Research interests

Nutritional Epidemiology
Metabolic Syndrome
Digital Public Health


Selected publications

  • Articles with peer-review

  • Sina E, Buck C, Jilani H, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Russo P, Moreno LA, Molnár D, Eiben G, Mårild S, Pala V, Ahrens W, Hebestreit A. Association of infant feeding patterns with taste preferences in European children and adolescents: A retrospective latent profile analysis. Nutrients. 2019;11(5):1040.

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Prizes and awards

  • Erasmus Mundus Master of Excellence Scholarship
    European Commission (2016)
  • “Certificate of High Results "
    University of Medicine ,Tirane (2014)
    for obtaining high results during her Bachelor studies in Public Health
  • Certificate of Excellence
    4 ͪInternational Congress of Medical Sciences “KISCOMS IV-PRISHTINA 2014” (2014)
    for the outstanding performance and winning the 2ᴺᴰ price for oral presentation as the author of the presentation titled “Evaluation of Nutritional Practices of Diabetic Patients


Assistant Lecturer at Medical University "Aldent", Tirane, Albania
Subjects: Introduction to Public Health, Environmental Health, Medical Hygiene

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