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Work experience

2018 - Present

Associate Professor

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology/ Riga Stradiņš University

2018 - Present

Leading Researcher

Public Health Institute/ Riga Stradiņš University

2012 - 2018

Assist.Prof.

Riga Stradiņš University; Department of Public Health and Epidemiology

2005 - 2012

Lector

Riga Stradiņš University; Department of Public Health and Epidemiology

2007 - 2008

Senior Public Health Analyst

Public Health State Agency

2004 - 2007

Main researcher at Health Research Unit

Health Promotion State Agency

2003 - 2004

Main Specialist of Health Promotion Research Unit

Health Promotion Center

2002 - 2004

Peer Education Project Coordinator

NGO "Youth Against AIDS"

Education and training

2005 - 2011

Doctor's Degree/ Public Health and Epidemiology

Rīga Stradiņš University

2002 - 2004

Master degree at Health Sciences (MScPH)

Rīga Stadiņš Uiversity; Faculty of Public Health

1997 - 2002

Bachelor degree at Health Care; Public Health Specialist

Medical Academy of Latvia; Faculty of Public Health

Achievements

Fields of Research

Health-related behaviours

Adolescent health

Chronic pain and medicine use in population

Supervised study course

Public Health/ Medicine study programme

Basics in research methodology/ Public Health study programme

Foundations of public health / Public Health study programme

Lectured study course

Epidemiology

Public Health and Epidemiology

Scientific Research Methodology

Public Health Theory

Prevention, Health Promotion and Education

Projects

2019. - 2021. Leading Researcher. Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme " Urban Labs for Better Health for All in the Baltic Sea Region - boosting cross-sectoral cooperation for health and wellbeing in the cities” (Healthy Boost), Nr.#R085

2017 - 2020 Leading Researcher-Scientific Project Manager. Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme“Baltic Cities tackle lifestyle related diseases - Development of an innovative model for prevention interventions targeting public health authorities in the Baltic Sea Region” (BaltCityPrevention), Nr.#R045

2005 - present. Deputy Principal Investigaror in Latvia. WHO Supported Health Behaviour among School-aged Children Study.

2015 - 2017 Main Researcher. ​Valsts pētījumu programmas "Biomedicīna sabiedrības veselībai". Akūtu un hronisku slimību kompleksa izpēte bērniem diagnostikas un ārstēšanas algoritmu izstrādei slimnieku mirstības samazināšanai, dzīvildzes pagarināšanai, dzīves kvalitātes un sabiedrības veselības ​uzlabošanai" apakšprojektā Nr. 5.6.2.​

2015 Main Researcher. The ERDF project "Building scientific capacity at Rīga Stradiņš university and its promotion within the European research area". ​

2012 - 2013. Development of teaching material and training for health promotion the municipal health specialists in Latvia; the project "Enhancement of competencies, qualification and skills of health care and health promotion professionals" in the frame of ESF operational programme "Human Resources and Employment", Riga Stradins University.

2011 - 2012. Development of teaching material in health promotion and public health for nurses in general practices in Latvia; the project "Enhancement of competencies, qualification and skills of health care and health promotion professionals" in the frame of ESF operational programme "Human Resources and Employment", Riga Stradins University.

2005 Principal Investigator on Evaluation of Youth Friendly Health Services Training Program for Primary Health Care Practitioners, UNDP

2005. Principal Investigator on the study "Life Skills Based Sexual and Reproductive Education, HIV/AIDS prevention", UNDP

2004. Consultant for reviewing HIV/AIDS peer education projects, UNDP "Coordinated Support to Young People's Health and Development in Latvia: PhaseII

2004. Consultant for editing training program for peer educators, UNDP "Coordinated Support to Young People's Health and Development in Latvia: PhaseII

2002– 2003. National Consultant for developing methodological materials on peer education for use with especially vulnerable young people, NGO Association for Street Children.

Memberships


Public Health Association of Latvia

Association of Study on Pain of Latvia

Publications

Research articles​​

Duinhof EL, Lek KM, de Looze ME, Cosma A, Mazur J, Gobina I, et al. Revising the self-report strengths and difficulties questionnaire for cross-country comparisons of adolescent mental health problems: the SDQ-R. Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences. 2019:1-10. doi: 10.1017/s2045796019000246

Ghekiere A, Van Cauwenberg J, Vandendriessche A, Inchley J, Gaspar de Matos M, Borraccino A, Gobina I, Tynjälä J, Deforche B, De Clercq B. Trends in sleeping difficulties among European adolescents: Are these associated with physical inactivity and excessive screen time? International journal of public health. 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00038-018-1188-1

Gobina I, Villberg J, Valimaa R, Tynjala J, Whitehead R, Cosma A, et al. Prevalence of self-reported chronic pain among adolescents: Evidence from 42 countries and regions. European journal of pain (London, England). 2019; 3(2):316-26. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1306

Trends in adolescent overweight perception and its association with psychosomatic health 2002-2014 : evidence from 33 countries / R.Whitehead, C.Berg, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // The Journal of Adolescent Health. - Vol.60, No.2 (2017, Febr.), p.204-211. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Kiberņirgāšanās izplatība Latvijas skolēnu vidū saistībā ar sociāli demogrāfiskiem faktoriem un ņirgāšanos skolā / E.Kvante, T.Pulmanis, I.Gobiņa ...[u.c.] // Zinātniskie raksti : 2016.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 215.-222.lpp.

Lakiša, Svetlana. Влияние психосоциальных факторов рабочей среды на трудоспособность работников в Латвии / С.И.Лакиша, И.А.Ванадзиньш, И.Р.Гобиня // Современные вопросы здоровья и безопасности на рабочем месте : материалы I Международного научного форума (Минск, Беларусь, 1-3 июня, 2017 г.) = Modern issues of health and safety at the workplace : Proceedings of the 1st International Scientific Forum (Minsk, Belarus, June 1-3, 2017). - Минск, 2017. - C.184-193.

Pain and moderate to vigorous physical activity in adolescence : an International population-based survey / M.S.Swain, N.Henschke, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // Pain Medicine. - Vol.17, No.5 (2016, May), p.813-819. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Semantics bias in cross-national comparative analyses : is it good or bad to have "fair" health ? [Elektroniskais resurss] / C.W.Schnohr, I.Gobina, T.Santos ...[et al.] // Health and Quality of Life Outcomes [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.14 (2016), article No.70, [4 p.]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://hqlo.biomedcentral.com/articles?volume=14&articleCit…

Adolescents' medicine use for headache : secular trends in 20 countries from 1986 to 2010 / B.E.Holstein, A.Andersen, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // European Journal of Public Health. - Vol.25, Suppl.2 (2015, Apr.), p.76-79. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Changes in the association between health complaint frequency and medicine use among adolescents in Scotland between 1998 and 2010 / K.A.Levin, R.Whitehead, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // Journal of Psychosomatic Research. - Vol.78, No.4 (2015, Apr.), p.371-376. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Self-reported recurrent pain and medicine use behaviours among 15-year olds : results from the international study / I.Gobina, A.Villerusa, J.Villberg ...[et al.] // European Journal of Pain. - Vol.19, No.1 (2015, Jan.), p.77-84. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Trends in health complaints from 2002 to 2010 in 34 countries and their association with health behaviours and social context factors at individual and macro-level / V.Ottová-Jordan, O.R.Smith, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // European Journal of Public Health. - Vol.25, Suppl.2 (2015, Apr.), p.83-89. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Trends in life satisfaction in European and North-American adolescents from 2002 to 2010 in over 30 countries / F.Cavallo, P.Dalmasso, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // European Journal of Public Health. - Vol.25, Suppl.2 (2015, Apr.), p.80-82. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Trends in multiple recurrent health complaints in 15-year-olds in 35 countries in Europe, North America and Israel from 1994 to 2010 / I.Gobina, V.Ottová-Jordan, O.R.Smith ...[et al.] // European Journal of Public Health. - Vol.25, Suppl.2 (2015, Apr.), p.24-27. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Trends in self-rated health in European and North-American adolescents from 2002 to 2010 in 32 countries / F.Cavallo, P.Dalmasso, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // European Journal of Public Health. - Vol.25, Suppl.2 (2015, Apr.), p.13-15. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

An international survey of pain in adolescents [Elektroniskais resurss] / M.S.Swain, N.Henschke, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // BMC Public Health [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.14 (2014), art. No.447. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4046513/pdf/147…

Medikamentu lietošanas izplatība Latvijas pieaugušajiem iedzīvotājiem laikposmā no 1998. līdz 2008. gadam / V.Muižniece, I.Gobiņa, B.Velika ...[u.c.] // Zinātniskie raksti : 2012.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 1.sēj., 129.-136.lpp.

Peer victimization and subjective health among students reporting disability or chronic illness in 11 Western countries / M.Sentenac, A.Gavin, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // European Journal of Public Health. - Vol.23, No.3 (2013, June), p.421-426. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Perceived teacher unfairness and headache in adolescence : a cross-national comparison / M.Lenzi, A.Vieno, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // International journal of public health. - Vol.58, Issue 2 (2013, Apr.), p.227-235. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Health-behaviour inequalities among Russian and ethnic majority school-aged children in the Baltic countries / I.Gobina, I.Pudule, L.Sumskas ...[et al.] // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. - Vol.40, N 6 (2012, Aug.), p.553-562. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

The role of individual and macro-level social determinants on young adolescents psychosomatic complaints / V.Ottova, M.Erhart, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // Journal of Early Adolescence. - Vol.32, N1 (2012), p.126-158. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

The medicine use and corresponding subjective health complaints among adolescents, a cross-national survey / I.Gobina, R.Välimaa, A.Villeruša ...[et al.] // Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. - Vol.20, N 4 (2011, Apr.), p.424-431. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Traffic safety / A.Villerusa, I.Gobina, I.Pudule ...[et al.] // Social Determinants of Health Behaviour, Finbalt Health Monitor 1998-2008 / ed. by R.Prättälä ...[et al.]. - Helsinki, 2011. - Report 25, 476.-486.lpp.

Gobiņa, Inese. Medikamentu lietošana un sūdzības par galvas un vēdera sāpēm pusaudžu vidū Latvijā / I.Gobiņa, I.Pudule, A.Villeruša // Zinātniskie raksti : 2009.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 295.-303.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Lakiša, Svetlana. Pašziņotas darba nespējas struktūras izmaiņas no 2006. līdz 2013. gadam / S.Lakiša, I.Gobiņa, I.Vanadziņš // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 186.lpp.

Iodine-rich food consumption in age groups of the Latvian adult population from 1998 to 2014 / I.Strele, I.Konrade, I.Gobina, A.Villerusa ...[et al.] // European Thyroid Journal. - Vol.6, Suppl.1 (2017), p.112. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Jodu saturošu uztura produktu lietošanas paradumi Latvijā divdesmit gadu laikā / I.Strēle, I.Konrāde, I.Gobiņa, A.Villeruša ...[u.c.] // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 175.lpp.

Lakiša, Svetlana. Darba nespējas struktūras izmaiņas no 2006. līdz 2016. gadam / S.Lakiša, I.Gobiņa, I.Vanadziņš // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 173.lpp.

Prevalence of multiple recurrent pain among adolescents : evidence from 42 countries [Elektroniskais resurss] / I.Gobina, J.Villberg, A.Villerusa ...[et al.] // 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation (EFIC) "Pain in Europe" (Copenhagen, Denmark, Sept.6-9, 2017) : Abstracts [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Copenhagen, 2017. - Abstract No.153. - Resurss aprakstīts 2018.g. 8.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://web.kenes.com/KLead/EFIC2017Abstract/data/HtmlApp/ma…

Prevalence of physical activity, nutrition behaviour and conditions of overweight and obesity among 11, 13 and 15 year old adolescents in Latvia / I.Pudule, I.Gobina, A.Villerusa ...[et al.] // 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare: Living in the World of Diversity: Social Transformations. Innovations. Solutions" (Riga, Nov.23-25, 2016) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University ...[et al.]. - Riga, 2016. - P.91.

Trends of health behaviours among school-aged children in Latvia from 1994 to 2014 / I.Gobina, A.Villerusa, D.Grinberga ...[et al.] // 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare: Living in the World of Diversity: Social Transformations. Innovations. Solutions" (Riga, Nov.23-25, 2016) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University ...[et al.]. - Riga, 2016. - P.40.

Palielinātas ķermeņa masas izplatība Latvijas pieaugušajiem iedzīvotājiem ar pirmreizēji diagnosticētu hipertensiju un veselības aprūpes speciālistu iesaistīšanās liekās ķermeņa masas samazināšanā / I.Gobiņa, A.Villeruša, B.Velika ...[u.c.] // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 127.lpp.

Gobiņa, Inese. Chronic pain and medicine use among adolescents in Latvia from 1994-2010 / I.Gobiņa, A.Villeruša, I.Pudule // Jaunatne Latvijā, Eiropā, pasaulē: iespējas un riski : starptautiska konference : tēzes, programma = Youth in Latvia, Europe, Globe: opportunities and risks : international conference : abstracts, programme (Rīga, 2012.g. 1.-2.jūn.) / Latvijas Universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 31.-32.lpp.

Gobiņa, Inese. Chronic backache and associated psychosocial factors among adolescents in Latvia from 1994-2006 / I.Gobina, A.Villerusa // European Journal of Pain Supplements. - Vol.5, N 1 (2011, Sept.), p.159. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Gobiņa, Inese. Medikamentu lietošanas izplatība starp pusaudžiem, kuriem ir sūdzības par biežām sāpēm / I.Gobiņa, I.Pudule, A.Villeruša // 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2010.g. 18.-19.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 65.lpp.

Gobiņa, Inese. Smoking trends among 15 year old adolescents in Latvia 1991-2006 / I.Gobina, I.Pudule, A.Villerusa // Baltic Public Health Conference 2010 - Accomplishments and Challenges (Tartu, Estonia, Sept.23-25, 2010) : Abstract Book. - Tartu, 2010. - P.45.

Medicine use for headache and stomach-ache among school-aged children in Europe : [abstract] / I.Gobina, A.Villerusa, R.Välimaa ...[et al.] // European Journal of Public Health. - Vol.20, Suppl.1 (2010), p.160. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Books and brochures​​

Briģis, Ģirts. Iedzīvotāju veselības apsekojuma analīze / Ģ.Briģis, I.Gobiņa // Iedzīvotāju veselības apsekojuma rezultāti Latvijā : statistikas datu krājums / Latvijas Republikas Centrālā statistikas pārvalde. - Rīga, 2016. - 10.-49.lpp.

Adverse childhood experiences of young adults in Latvia. Study report from the 2011 survey [Elektroniskais resurss] / B.Velika, I.Pudule, I.Gobina ...[et al.]. - Riga, 2012. - 48 lpp. - E-grāmata pieejama: http://petijumi.mk.gov.lv/ui/DocumentContent.aspx?ID=3998

Latvijas skolēnu veselības paradumu pētījums 2009./2010 māc.g. aptaujas rezultāti un tendences [Elektroniskais resurss] / I.Pudule, I.Gobina, A.Villeruša ...[et al.]. - Rīga, 2012. - 44 lpp. - E-grāmata pieejama: http://www.spkc.gov.lv/veselibu-ietekmejoso-paradumu-petiju…

Self-rated. Life satisfaction. Multiple health complaints / V.Ottova, P.R.Valverde, I.Gobina ...[et al.] // Social determinants of health and well-being among young people. Health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study : international report from the 2009/2010 survey / ed. by: C.Currie et al. - Copenhagen, 2012. - Chapter 3, p.65-81.

Books

Zinātniskā rakstīšana un pētījumu rezultātu izplatīšana (otrais, papildinātais izdevums)

Autors(i): Kristīne Mārtinsone, Anita Pipere, Inta Rozenvalde, Uldis Berķis, Maija Dambrova, Inese Gobiņa, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Signe Riekstiņa-Pāla, Daiga Spila, Kristīne Šneidere, Justīne Vīķe, Inga Znotiņa
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Zinātniskā rakstīšana un pētījumu rezultātu izplatīšana

Autors(i): Daiga Spila, Kristīne Mārtinsone, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Anita Pipere, Uldis Berķis, Inese Gobiņa, Inga Znotiņa, Kristīne Šneidere, Justīne Vīķe, Maija Dambrova, Signe Riekstiņa
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Contacts

Colleagues

Inga Millere
Dean, Academic Staff
Kristīne Mārtinsone
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Anita Villeruša
Chair, Scientific Council, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Ģirts Briģis
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Olafs Brūvers
Academic Staff, Chair
Lolita Vilka
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Voldemārs Arnis
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Laila Meija
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Jeļena Koļesņikova
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Manager
Lauma Spriņģe
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme, Leading Researcher (Acting)
Uģis Ciematnieks
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Kristaps Circenis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff