Faculty of Medicine 
University of Novi Sad 

The Faculty of Medicine of Novi Sad is a higher education institution within the University of Novi Sad which conducts higher education study programmes, as well as scientific research in the fields of Medical Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Programmes.

Within the field of higher education, the Faculty conducts studies of the first, second and third level, as well as various forms of studies of knowledge innovation and vocational education. With its educational, scientific and healthcare activities, the Faculty contributes to the provision of personnel whose knowledge and skills correspond to the needs and standards of a wider area, and thus participates in improving and preserving the health of the population.

Within the field of scientific research, the Faculty of Medicine seeks to contribute to the scientific development and the provision of young scientists among students and associates. Apart from educational and scientific research activities, the Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad nurtures publishing, disposes of a rich library fund, and works on the development of information infrastructure.

The team of professors and researchers engaged in the EARLY project are dedicated to Public Health and hygiene, especially school hygiene and mental health, furthermore in PhD studies in the field of Public Health, Medical Ethics (integrated and PhD studies) and Gender Studies at University at  Center of Interdisciplinary Research.


Artur Bjelica

MD, PhD (PhD in Medicine, Psychology and Organzational sciences)
Full professor, Vice-rector, EARLY team member 

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine
Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia


Jelena Bjelanović

MD, PhD, specialist in Hygiene (Public Health)
Associate professor, EARLY team member
University of Novi Sad, Medical Faculty, Novi Sad, Serbia
Institute of Public Health of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia


Marija Jevtić

MD, PhD specialist in Hygiene (Public Health)
Full professor, EARLY team leader 
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine
Institute  of Public Health of Vojvodina, Serbia
As a public health expert and group analyst, she is dedicated, among others,  to mental health in the community. 


Nina Brkić-Jovanović, PhD (PhD in Psychology) 

Associate professor, EARLY team member
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine 
Departmetn of Psychology