Aleksandra Torbica is Associate Professor of the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Bocconi University. She is Director for Research in Health (CERGAS) at SDA Bocconi School of Management.
Her collaboration with SDA Bocconi began in 2002. She was first Coordinator and then Director of the Master in International Health Care Management, Economics and Policy from 2012 to 2015 (MIHMEP). She has coordinated important international research projects funded by the European Commission. Over the years, she has worked on numerous researches and training projects for several key actors of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries and for national public institutions.
Since 2017, she is the Director of Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management (CERGAS) within Government, Health & Non Profit Division of SDA Bocconi.
The intersection between three disciplines applied to healthcare sector: policy, economics and management. She is interested in exploring different methodologies stemming from these disciplines to investigate how economic evaluation analysis can influence and shape decision-making processes at macro (policy) and micro (management) levels in different contexts. More generally, her research activities focus on economic evaluation analysis of healthcare programmes, health policy, healthcare management, health technology assessment, health economics and budget impact analysis.
Aleksandra is author of numerous publications in HTA, health economics and health services research and reviewer for many international academic journals such as Social Science and Medicine, Health Economics, Health Care Management Reviews, Pharmacoeconomics, Health Policy. She is the Principal Investigator of the European project H2020 «COMED - Pushing the boundaries of Cost and Outcome Analysis of Medical Technologies. She is an active member of the International Association of Health Economics (IHEA), the European Health Economics Association (EuheA), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research (ISPOR) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Italian Association of Health Economics. Since 2017 she is Co-Editor of Value in Health, one of the leading international journals in the field of health economics and health policy.
Aleksandra earned a Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Belgrado (summa cum laude) and a Ph.D. in Economics and Management of Public Administrations, from University of Parma, Italy. She is Associate Professor, at the Department of Social Science and Policy at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy.