Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Lausanne Center for Health Economics

The new Lausanne Center for Health Economics, Behavior, and Policy, LCHE, at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) promotes research, teaching, and policy advice in the fields of health economics, behavior, and policy.

The interdisciplinary LCHE is led by Mauricio Avendano, Joachim Marti, Jürgen Maurer, Armando Meier, and Dominic Rohner. LCHE will bring together researchers from different areas such  as economics, public health, epidemiology, actuarial sciences, social and behavioral sciences, law, and medicine who conduct research on health economics, behavior, and policy. The vision of LCHE is to help solve key societal and policy problems in the areas of health and healthcare through research, training, and policy advice.

Join the opening event on October 26 here.


Academic speakers (presenting in person):

Marcella Alsan, Harvard Kennedy School, Professor of Public Policy

Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Business School, Henry and Allison McCane Professor of Business Administration

Ichiro Kawachi, Harvard Chan School of Public Health, John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology

Kosali Simon, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Herman B. Wells Endowed Distinguished Professor


Policy speakers (presenting in person):

Francesca Colombo, Director Health Unit OECD

Luca Crivelli, Director Swiss School of Public Health, Professor SUPSI

Anne Lévy, Director-General Swiss Federal Office of Public Health

Alana Officer, Director Demographic Change and Healthy Aging WHO

Sophie Revaz, Executive Board Member Groupe Mutuel

Virginie Spicher, Director Office of Public Health Canton of Vaud

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