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Bojana Beric-Stojsic

Department Chairperson, Public HealthAssociate Professor

Doctor of Philosophy, Steinhardt School of Education (2005); New York University, New York, NY Master of Arts in Health Education (1997); Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ Doctor of Medicine (1981) Medical Faculty, University of Novi Sad; Novi Sad, Yugoslavia


Preparation of Public Health Professionals; Pedagogy in Health Promotion; Global Health and Human Rights; Health Education in Schools and Colleges.


Beric-Stojsic, B. & Dubicki, E. (2016). Guiding students’ learning with LibGuides as an interactive teaching tool in Health Promotion. Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. 2(1), 1-5. DOI: 10.1177/2373379915625324

Geiger, B. F., & Berić, B. (2014). Health Education Specialists actively engaged in reaching Millennium Development Goals.  Global Journal of Health and Physical Education Pedagogy, 3(2), 108-120.

Berić, B. (2013). Immunizations: Collaboration. In D.C. Wiley, & A.C. Cory (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Health, (pp. 313-315). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Geiger, B. F., Firsing, S. L. III, Berić, B., & Rodgers, J. B. (2013). Readying the Health Education Specialist for emergencies. American Journal of Health Education, 44(3), 128-133.

Berić, B., & Coats, L. R. (2012). Lessons learned from a faculty-librarian collaboration in        teaching the ‘AIDS and the global society’ college course. Education for Health, 25(1), 77-78.

Berić, B. (2011). Philosophy for children as a teaching strategy in health education. In H. K. Charkhanehsari (Ed.), The One Voice International Collection of Scholarly Works 2009-2010 (pp. 22-26). Glenside, PA: The One Voice Institute of Elemental Ethics and Education, LLC.

Coats, L., & Berić, B. (2011). More than a one shot: Innovative faculty-librarian collaboration.  In C. Kvenild, & K. Calkins (Eds.), Embedded librarians: Moving beyond one-shot instruction (pp. 165-176). Chicago: American Library Association.

Geiger, B. F., Davis, T. M., Berić, B., & Devlin, M. K. (2011). The role of health education specialists in supporting global health and the Millennium Development Goals. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 14, 37-45.

Berić, B. (2011). Empowerment in college health classes: Perceptions and determinants: Students’ learning style, perceived control and participation in class discussion in personal health issues classes. VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken, Germany. (PhD dissertation published by VDM Verlag; ISBN: 978-3-639-16823-5)

Berić, B. (2008). The relationship between students’ participation in class discussion and perceived control in personal health issues classes. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3(3), retrieved from

Berić, B., & Dzeletović, A. (2003). Health promotion and health education: Theory and practice. Vojno Sanitetski Pregled, 60(4), 455-460. 

Lectures and Presentations

Beric-Stojsic, B., Corbin, H., Potts-Datema, W., Riley, A.H., Rush, S., Simmons, R., … Walter, G. Global Perspectives and Health For All: A Community of Practice Roundtable Session. SOPHE 68th Annual Meeting in Denver Colorado (March 30, 2017).

Corbin, H., Beric-Stojsic, B, M’Cormack, F., Perez, M., Allegrante, J. A., Afifi, R., Rice, M., & Kanekar, A. Facilitators for the actual presentation: Hope Corbin and Bojana Beric-Stojsic Teaching health promotion ethics: Strategies, methods and activities that inspire critically reflective practice. Round table discussion session at 22nd IUHPE World Conference in Curitiba, Brazil (May 23, 2016).

Beric - Stojsic, B., Johnson, D., Sweeney, E., & Verity, S. Zika Virus: What you need to know and what you want to know. Panel presentation in response to global emergency, LIU Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY (April 20, 2016).

Beric-Stojsic, B. The Program Planning and Evaluation service-learning graduate course, designed as a “flipped classroom” teaching/learning experience. Podium presentation, SOPHE 67th Annual Meeting, Teaching Innovation Session, in Charlotte, North Carolina (April 1, 2016).

Corbin, H., Rush, S., Beric-Stojsic, B., Walter, G, Janousek, J., Marsee, J., ….. Perez, M. Global Health, Sustainable Development Goals, and Ethics: Teaching Health Education Leaders for the 21st Century. Think-tank session at SOPHE 67th Annual Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina (March 31, 2016).

Beric - Stojsic , B., Connecting the Balkans and the Global Society by addressing the UN SDGs 17 and 5. Presentation at the First Plenary Session, ECPD - International Conference on Future of the World Between Globalization and Regionalization, City Hall, Belgrade, Serbia (October 24, 2015).

Berić, B. The reproductive youth health planning through targeted education of parents and professionals involved in the care of youth. [Planiranje Reproduktivnog Zdravlja Mladih kroz Ciljanu Obuku Roditelja i Stručnjaka Uključenih u Brigu o Mladina.] Podium presentation, IV ECPD International Summer School on Reproductive Health Promotion and Health Care of Reproductive Health, University for Peace established by the United Nations. Miločer, Montenegro (July 8, 2015).


Founding Editorial Board Member of the Pedagogy in Health Promotion: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning SOPHE Journal (2014-present)

Representative to United Nations for SOPHE and IUHPE (2010-present)

Founder and CEO of the “Professor Dr. Milan Stojsic Foundation, Inc.” nonprofit charity that awards exceptional students at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia (2001-present)