About Maria KOPP
Awarded several prizes during her professional activity, Prof. MD Mária KOPP (1942-2012) physician and psychologist was founding director of the Institute of Behavioural Sciences at Semmelweis University and Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA).
Together with her husband, Árpad SKRABSKI, she was awarded several prizes acknowledging her efforts to improve the mental and physical health condition of the Hungarian population, for her scientific work on the psychological, social, economic and demographic background affecting public health conditions, and for the multifaceted work towards the Hungarian society and families carried out for decades. Her main professional and research areas were population studies, male and female roles within families and the preservation of families’ mental health.
She was the founder and organizer of the Population Roundtable and the person launching the Three Princes, Three Princesses Movement.