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Natalie Rangelov

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Biography

Natalie Rangelov is a doctoral student and assistant at the Institute for Public Communication (ICP) at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). She is member of the BeCHANGE research group since 2010. Natalie holds a MA in Public Management and Policy from the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), in collaboration with the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and USI, Switzerland.

Natalie is project manager for the FAN social marketing project, aimed at promoting healthy life-styles (physical activity and healthy diet) through the use of communication technologies in Ticino, Switzerland. Her research focuses on public communication and innovative approaches in the field of health behavior change and support. She also collaborates with the BeCHANGE team in the other projects as assistant.

Natalie is member of the Consumer Behavior Laboratory.  

She is also member of the European Social Marketing Association (ESMA) and the European Public Health Association (EUPHA). She is vice-president of the EUPHA Food&Nutrition Section.

From September 2014 to September 2015, Natalie was the Doctoral Student Representative at the Faculty of Communication Sciences, USI.

Research

Behavior Change; Social Marketing; Overweight and Obesity; Physical Activity and Nutrition; Health Promotion; Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)