Lela Sturua is appointed as the Professor for the direction of Social Sciences, Medical Ethics and Law since 2019.
Lela Sturua is a Medical Doctor (MD) and Master of Public Health (MPH). Since 1999 she works at the National Centre for Disease Control and National Centre of Public Health, where she serves as Head of the Department for Non-Communicable Diseases.
Primary research areas for Lela Sturua Are: Public Health, Health Policy, Health Promotion, Non-Communicable Diseases, Reproductive Health, Tobacco, Quantitative and Qualitative Research, etc. Through the years of her career, Lela Sturua has been the head of multiple international projects of State importance within different areas of public health.