Aleksandra Torbica is an Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Università Bocconi.
Her collaboration with SDA Bocconi began in 2002. She was first the Coordinator and then Director of the Master in International Health Care Management, Economics and Policy from 2012 to 2015 (MIHMEP). She has coordinated major international research projects funded by the European Commission. Over the years, she has worked on numerous research and education projects for several key actors in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries and for national public institutions.
Since 2017, she has been the Director of the Center for Research on Health and Social Care Management (CERGAS) within the Government, Health & Non Profit Division of SDA Bocconi.
She is interested in exploring the intersection between three disciplines applied to the healthcare sector: policy, economics and management. She focuses on the 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 analyzing the economic evaluation of healthcare programs, health policy, healthcare management, health technology assessment, health economics and budget impact analysis.
Aleksandra is the author of numerous publications in HTA, health economics and health services research and she is a reviewer for many international academic journals such as Social Science and Medicine, Value in Health, Health Economics, Health Care Management Review, 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 has been the 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 Belgrade (summa cum laude) and a Ph.D. in Economics and Management of Public Administrations, from Università di Parma, Italy. She is married with two children.