Cecilia holds a M.Sc in Health Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), the Netherlands, and worked after her studies as Market Access and Health Economics consultant for the pharmaceutical industry, in Basel, Switzerland.
Currently Ph.D candidate in Economics at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) in Lugano, she will focus on the analysis and innovation of health service delivery with special attention to the challenges posed by emerging clusters of patients (e.g. frail patients). Her main research interests lie in the areas of health policy and management as well as in applied health economics.
She is also a member of the Swiss Learning Health System (SLHS) a federal network of swiss universities, whose goal is to foster the dialogue between different stakeholders that are relevant in the health system.