Meet the Teaching Faculty

of the Lugano Summer School 2018

26 teaching faculty / living in 6 countries / working in 4 international organizations and 12 universities

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, Switzerland (CH)

Luisa Cabal

Chief, Human Rights and Law, UNAIDS (Colombia)

Mike Drummond

Professor of Health Economics, Centre of Health Economics (CHE), University of York, UK)

Axel Hoffmann

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

Benedetto Saraceno

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

Fabrizio Tediosi

PD Group Leader, Health Systems and Policy, Department of Public Health and EpidemiologySwissTPH (CH)

Marco Barbieri


Consultant, i3Innovus (UK)

Tim Clayton


Associate Professor in Medical Statistics, Department of Medical Statistics Clinical Trials Unit London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

David B. Evans

External Collaborator, Swiss TPH ; Consultant Lead Economist (Health Financing), World Bank (CH)

Claude Meyer

Coordinator P4H Social Health Protection Network, WHO, (CH)


Dominique Sprumont

Professor of Health Law, University of Neuchâtel & Directorship of SSPH+  (CH)

Kaspar Wyss

Deputy director and head of Department, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute associated institute to the University of Basel

Pascal Bovet

Médecin-cadre bénévole (benevolent senior consultant), Center for Primary Care and Public Health (Unisanté), Lausanne, Switzerland

Past head of the NCD section at Unisanté-DESS

Past professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Biology, University of Lausanne

Gabriela Flores

Technical officer, Health Financing, Dept. of Health Systems Governance & Financing, WHO (CH)

Dunja Nicca

Assistant Professor, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel & University Hospital Basel, (CH)

Andrew Street

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

Carmel Williams

Associate Professor University of Adelaide (AUS)

Director Centre for Health in All Policies Research Translation, Health Translation SA, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

Nicole Valentine


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


Scott Burris

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

Don de Savigny

Health Systems and Policy Research Group, SwissTPH

Karin Gross

Health Policy Advisor, Global Programme Health, SDC, EDA (CH)


Bernadette Peterhans

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

L. Suzanne Suggs

Professor of Social Marketing, USI

Vice President,  SSPH+ (CH)


ESMA board member

Lut Berben

Advanced Practice Nurse, Post-Doc @ Endocrinology, Diabetology & Metabolism Clinic, University Hospital of Basel

Institute of Public Health and Institute of Communication and Public Policy