Mia Jovanova, PhD

Mia Jovanova, PhD



I am a scientific director of the CSS Health Lab, joint across the School of Medicine at University of St. Gallen (HSG) and ETH Zurich. Previously, I was a post doc at the SaxeLab at MIT, and completed my PhD at the Communication Neuroscience Lab at the University of Pennsylvania.

My research develops digital biomarkers to track and help improve day-to-day health and well-being.

NEWS: Recruiting PhD Students to join the CSS Health Lab. Please see posts for more details.

  • Digital biomarker development
  • Person-specific models
  • Longitudinal mobile sampling
  • Behavior change
  • Machine learning
  • Social neuroscience
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2023

  • MA, University of Pennsylvania, 2018

  • BSc, Cornell University, 2017