Deborah Drgac, BA MA MPH

Portrait photo of Deborah Drgac.

Photo source: private.


Neues Institutsgebäude
Universitätsstr. 7/2nd floor
Room: D 205
1010 Vienna
T: +43-1-4277-494 36
F: +43-1-4277-949 4

Short CV

Deborah Drgac is a pre-doctoral researcher who is investigating the experimental knowledge of patients, family members, health professionals and care givers within the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Solidarity (CeSCoS) and the research group Senescence and Healing of Wounds (ShoW) of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute. She earned her Bachelor's (2017) and Master's (2019) degree in sociology at the University of Vienna. Having specialized in health-sociology, she wrote her master thesis on food choices and nutrition in adolescence. During the COVID 19 pandemic she worked at the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health Care and Consumer Protection. Further Deborah holds a Master’s degree in public health (2022) from the Medical University in Vienna. For her thesis she evaluated the eating behavior in adults during the pandemic related lockdown. During her study she participated in health-related publications, focusing on aging population and frailty.

Research interests

Social science reasearch, Health related studies in all policies, qualitative research