Meet the Teaching Faculty

of the Lugano Summer School 2020

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.

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)

Scott Burris

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

Carmel Williams

Manager Strategic Partnerships Unit, Dept. of Health and Ageing, South Australia Health (AUS)    Associate Professor University of Adelaide (AUS)

Arne Scheuermann

Head of the Institute of Design Research (IDR) and Professor of Design Theory at the Bern University of the Arts HKB (CH)

Dmitry Krupchankare

Medical Officer at World Health Organization

L. Suzanne Suggs

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

Marcel Tanner

President Swiss Academy of Sciences;  Former President, SSPH+, Professor Emeritus, Uni Basel and Swiss TPH, (CH)

Benedetto Saraceno

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

Nicole Valentine

Technical Officer, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health (PHE/SDH) WHO

Mark Heffernan

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

Nadina Luca

Lecturer, University of York, Management School

ESMA Board Member

Marta Fadda

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

Rowena Merritt

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

Luisa Cabal

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

Kaspar Wyss

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

Erika Placella

Direzione dello sviluppo e della cooperazione, DFAE, SDC (CH)

Pascal Bovet

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

Minou Afzali

Deputy Head of Institute of Design Research, Bern University of the Arts (CH)

Dominique Sprumont

Professor of Law, University Neuchatel

Breda Gavin-Smith

Global Public Health Nutrition Manager, Sight & Life

Adam Skinner

Biostatistician and modeller, Sax Institute 

Andrew Street

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

Kalpana Beesabathuni

Global Lead, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Sight & Life

Fabrizio Mazzonna

Associate Professor in Economics, USI; previous Dean, Lugano Summer School

Ante Prodan

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

Axel Hoffmann

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

Puja Peyden Tshering

 Consumer Insight Specialist, Sigh and Life