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Benedetta Pongiglione is Researcher of Health Economics & HTA of the Knowledge Group Government, Health and Not for Profit at SDA Bocconi School of Management. Since 2018, she has been member of CERGAS, centre for research on health and social care management.
Her main research interests focus on health inequalities and trajectories of healthy ageing and understanding their causes and consequences. She investigates individual and aggregate determinants of health using demographic and epidemiological approach combined with health economics. Her current research projects include telemedicine and its efficacy on adherence to therapies and the assessment of indirect impact of Covid-19 on chronic diseases.
At SDA Bocconi, Benedetta has contributed to several research projects, including the European project COMED focused on the evaluation of medical devices and the use of real-word data for cost and outcome analysis. She has been recently involved in research project financed by Fondazione Cariplo and Sanofi.
Her work has been published in Social Science and Medicine, the International Journal of Epidemiology, the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, PlosOne, Population Studies, Population Space and Place. Benedetta was awarded with the best doctoral thesis Bradford-Hill Prize, for the metodological research in epidemiology and biostatistics. She obtained the national scientific qualification for Associate Professor in Demography and Social Statistics in 2021. She is member of the Italian Association for Population Studies (AISP), Population Association of America (PAA) and the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS), as well as International Health Economics Association (iHEA), and the Italian Association for Health Economics (AIES).
Benedetta earned a MSc in Economic and Social Sciences from Bocconi University, completed the European Doctoral School of Demography program and holds a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.