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Rosanna Tarricone

Rosanna Tarricone is Associate Dean at SDA Bocconi School of Management and Associate Professor in Health Policy at Bocconi University, Department of Social and Political Science, Milan. She has a background in Management at Bocconi University and holds an MSc in Health Services Management and PhD in Public Health and Policy, both from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK. She has over 100 publications in the areas of health policy, healthcare management, economic analysis of health care services and health technology assessment (HTA).

In the last 10 years Rosanna has been awarded over 10 multi-annual competitive research grants from international institutions such as the European Union, the Swiss Bridge Award and InHealth (USA). She has been the leader of MedtecHTA, a large, three-year EU-funded research project that has made recommendations on how to improve methods for assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of medical devices and she served as scientific supervisor of COMED, a three-year EU-funded research project on improving assessment methods of costs and outcomes analysis of medical technologies, including mobile health.

Rosanna serves as an expert for the DG Research and DG Health of the European Commission. She facilitated the continuous exchange of experiences and harmonisation of methods and procedures between the HTA Agencies of the EU Member States within EUnetHTA. Since 2007 Rosanna is an advisor for the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Italy and has contributed to the design and development of the National Programme of HTA for Medical Devices. She was also part of the Experts Panel aimed at advising the MoH on the future of the Italian NHS. Between 2005 and 2010 Rosanna held the position of Director Economic Affairs at Medtech Europe and contributed to develop research and generate robust evidence around medical devices by launching the European Health Technology Institute for Socio-Economic Research, a partnership between European universities (Bocconi University, London School of Economics and Technische Universität Berlin) and policymakers (European Commission, WHO).

Rosanna is an active member of ISPOR, the International Society of Health Economics and Outcome Research (HEOR). She served on the ISPOR Board of Directors from 2016-2018, and chaired the Publications Management Advisory Board (MAB) from 2018-2019. She was Co-Chair of 2019’s North America Conference “Rapid. Disruptive. Innovative: A New Era in HEOR” in New Orleans.