Dr. Aurela Saliaj (Dean of the Faculty of Health) is an Associate Professor at the Health Care Department at the University of Vlora, ‘Ismail Qemali’, Albania. She is graduated (1998) as a physician in General Medicine, at the Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Tirana. She has completed the postgraduate study as a resident in Paediatrics (2000-2004), an Executive Master degree in Paediatrics (2005-2006), and Ph.D. in Paediatric Department (2010-2015) in University Hospital Center QSUT ‘Mother Thereza’ Tirana. Her Ph.D. thesis was on “Psychomotor development among preschoolers in Vlora region”. She was awarded the academic title Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health at the Medical University of Tirana in 2016. Since 2004, she is a lecturer of courses of Pediatrics and Research Methodology in Health at the University of Vlora. As Dean of the Faculty of Health Dr. Aurela Saliaj has an important education and experience in managing and social work as well.
Assoc. Prof. Aurela Saliaj is interested in fields of research: Pediatrics and Public Health. Her present research focuses on searching for the impact of hospitalization on children's psychomotor and socio-emotional development.