Mgr. Pavla Chomynová

Responsible for population and school surveys on attitudes towards drug use (indicator: drug use among the general population.

Since 2003 she has been a team member of the Czech part of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) and since 2004 a member of the international ESPAD project team. In NFP, she is also responsible for cohort study on mortality of drug users and data collection from prevention field. She is interested in topics of vulnerable groups of young people, use of licit drugs (alcohol and tobacco), and regional comparison of drug use in the Czech Republic and geographical data projections.
She is involved in preparation of expert publications of the National Monitoring Centre; she has also published papers in professional journals. She is responsible for relevant chapters of the Annual Report on the Situation in the CzechRepublic and coordinates the working group on Population and School Surveys on Attitudes towards Drug Use. She is a member of EMCDDA working group on Population Surveys.
She graduated in social geography at the Faculty of Natural Science of Charles University in 2002; she wrote her diploma thesis on Health Status and Lifestyle of Children in Prague. In her bachelor studies, she got a degree in demography in combination with social geography.