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

Director, 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

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

Pascal Bovet

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

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

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

Associate Professor University of Adelaide (AUS)

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

Registration is open until 16 August 2020

1 day courses 300 chf
3 day courses 800 chf
plenary lectures free and open to the public

currency = CHF
* Discount of 100 chf if registering for two, 3-day courses or three 1-day courses. For other combinations that could get a discount, just write us and email and we will respond.
** Reduced fees for doctoral students enrolled in the SSPH+ Inter- university Graduate Campus (IGC). Contact for the code to be used for the registration.

2) If you previously registered with a higher fee structure or for a course that is no longer taking place, we will reach out to you asap to see if you want to change courses, or be reimbursed.