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DURATION: 9 month Full Time Program

STARTING DATE:
Thu, 18 January 2018

PROFILES: Graduates and PhDs in Health, Bio, Tech, Business and Design.

LOCATIONS: Hospital Clínic - Institut Guttmann - Hospital Sant Joan de Déu - Barcelona Science Park

LANGUAGES: English/Spanish

TUITION: 7.000 eur (10% early bird discount until June 30, 2017)

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LAURA SAMPIETRO-COLOM

Deputy Director of Innovation. Head of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Unit, Hospital Clinic (Barcelona)

Laura Sampietro-Colom is currently the Deputy Director for Innovation at the “Hospital Clinic” in Barcelona, a leading Teaching Hospital in Spain. Prior to this, Dr Sampietro-Colom was the General Director of Information Systems, Projects and Evaluation of the Catalan Health Institute, the leading provider of public health services in the Region of Catalonia (8 Hospitals and 238 Primary Care Centres) and the Director of the Strategic Planning Unit of Health Services within the Planning and Evaluation Directorate of the Ministry of Health of Catalonia. Laura has over 20 years of experience in evaluative research, specifically in HTA and was one of the founders of the Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment (nowadays AQuAS) with which she still collaborates as research associate. She was the Founding member of the International Society for Health Technology Assessment (HTAi), serving on the Board of Directors of HTAi since its foundation, including three years as Secretary of the Executive Committee, two years as Vice-President and two years as President. Responsible for the development of one of the research lines of the first international project conducted by the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA). She has been temporary adviser of the United Nations Agencies WHO and PAHO. Overall, Laura's work has focused on the evaluation of health care technologies, the identification, management and transference of information to improve the decision-making process, and on evidence-based planning healthcare services. Laura is a trained Medical Doctor specializing in Preventive Medicine and Public Health (University of Barcelona) and holds a PhD in Medicine and Surgery by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and a Master of Science in Public Health by the Rolling School of Public Health (Emory University, Atlanta, USA)