Olena is the Scientific Project Manager of TackSHS. Olena has previous research experience in the area of public health and epidemiology (School of Public Health and AIDS Alliance, Kiev), health inequalities (Center for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm and the Center for Research on Health and Economics, Barcelona) and care coordination (Center for Research in Healthcare Innovation Management, CRHIM, Barcelona). She has experience in project coordination (EC FP7) and has managed research activities of CRHIM in a number of EC-funded projects. Olena holds an MSc in Management of Organisations in healthcare sector (Kiev-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine) and an MSc in Public Health (CHESS, Sweden).
Esteve Fernández, MD, MPH, PhD, is the Head of the Tobacco Control Unit and the Associate Professor of public health at University of Barcelona. His main areas of research include tobacco control, electronic cigarettes, and cancer epidemiology. He has been Principal or Associate Investigator, or advisor, in several research projects in tobacco control funded by SANCO and FP7, as well as by Spanish agencies (competitive calls). He has published more than 270 papers (more than 150 as first or corresponding/senior author) in peer reviewed journals (http://j.mp/PubMedEsteve) with an H-index of 31 (Web of Science). Dr. Fernández has provided advice on tobacco control to WHO (EURO region and TFI program). He has been the editor-in- chief of Gaceta Sanitaria, the journal of the Spanish Society of Public Health, and serves as usual reviewer for Tobacco Control, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, the Lancet, the American Journal of Public Health, among other journals.