Meet the Teaching Faculty

of the Lugano Summer School 2020

Our teaching faculty come from over +8 countries, and work in +5 international organizations and +12 universities

Jo-An Atkinson

Associate Professor, Associate Professor / Principal Research Fellow, Central Clinical School & Brain and Mind Centre, Faculty of Medicine & Health, The University of Sydney, Australia; Managing Director, Computer Simulation & Advanced Research Technologies (CSART); Director, Decision Analytics, The Sax Institute

Julie Huibregsten

Social Marketing Expert and ESMA Board member

Emiliano Albanese

Professor of Public Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Università della Svizzera italiana; Associate Professor of Public Mental Health and Director, WHO Collaborating Center for research and training in mental health, University of Geneva (CH)

Nadina Luca

Lecturer, University of York, Management School

ESMA Board Member

Scott Burris

Professor of Law and Public Health, Temple University (USA)

Jeff French

Prof. of Social Marketing; Strategic Social Marketing; ESMA board member (UK)

Kaspar Wyss

Professor and Head of Department of Swiss Centre for International Development at the SwissTPH (CH)

Marta Fadda

Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences at the Università della Svizzera italiana (CH)

Professor Mark Heffernan

Western Sydney University; School of Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Adjunct Professor; Dynamic Operations; CEO; Proton Dynamics; Executive Consultant

Dominique Sprumont

Professor of Law, University Neuchatel

Luisa Cabal

Chief, Human Rights and Law, UNAIDS (Colombia & Switzerland)

Benedetto Saraceno

Director, Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health, NOVA University, Lisbon (PT)

Breda Gavin-Smith

Global Public Health Nutrition Manager, Sight and Life

Pascal Bovet

Professor, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne (CH)

Bernadette Peterhaus

Head of Unit Postgraduate Professional Training, SwissTPH, (CH)

Axel Hoffman

Deputy Head of Department Education and Training; Head of Unit, Teaching Technologies and Didactics, SwissTPH, (CH)

Kalpana Beesabathuni

Global Lead, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Sight and Life

Andrew Street

Professor of Health Economics, London School of Economics (UK)

Rowena Merritt

Senior Advisor on Consumer Insights and Social Marketing, Sight & Life

L. Suzanne Suggs

Professor of Social Marketing, USI; Vice President,  SSPH+; Dean, SSPH+ LSS; ESMA board member (CH)

Dr Ante Prodan

Senior Lecturer, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Australia; Director, Computer Simulation & Advanced Research Technologies (CSART)