Dr. Eva Turk MBA

  • Senior Researcher
    Center for Digital Health and Social Innovation
Location: B - Campus-Platz 1
P: +43/2742/313 228 534
M: +43/676/847 228 534

Short profile

  • Assoc. prof. Eva Turk, PhD, MBA
  • As a health systems researcher, Eva desires to find and implement safe and sustainable healthcare delivery models globally through co-creation and smart technologies and digital solutions.
  • She has 15 years experience in health systems reseach, currently working as senior reseacher at the Centre for Digital Health and Social Innovation at the University of Applied Sciences. Her main task is to build a reseach group in Inclusive Digital Community Care. Prior to taking up the position in January 2023, she worked at the Institute for Health and Society, Univesity of Oslo, on IMI2 projects Gravitate Health and BEAMER project. Eva, is also an associate professor working on task shifting, digital health, ethics in AI and digital health literacy at the University of South- Eastern Norway.
  • Her research has been focused on person centred care, digital health, patient safety, health technology assessment and quality of life. She teaches EBM, HTA and Public Health at the Medical Faculty, University in Maribor and is Public Health delegate with the Emergency Response Unit at the Norwegian Red Cross.
  • Eva serves in the Board of Directors of HTAi, is Board member of Polytekniske Forening- Helse, Women in Global Health Norway and Austria, and was a member of the Expert Council at the Slovenian Digital Health Innovation Lab.
  • She holds an MBA in Healthcare Management (WU Wien) and a PhD in Health Sciences (University of Oulu). Originally from Slovenia, she has studied, lived and worked in Austria, Japan, Finland, Spain, Argentina, Syria and Norway.
  • Apart from the healthcare expertise, Eva is passionate about the sustainable development and the SDG's, in particular SDG 5, Gender Equality. As the President of Professional Women's Network Norway, she was contributing to raising awareness about gender balanced leadership.


Pevec, T., Albreht, T., & Turk, E. (2023). Safety culture in the operating room: translation, validation of the safety attitudes questionnaire – operating room version. BMC Health Services Research, 23(1), 491.