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17 Authors

Ivana Paccoud

Ivana Paccoud

Member of the Committee for Health Literacy and Self-Care at the European Health Parliament

Ivana Paccoud is a Member of the Committee for Health Literacy and Self-Care at the European Health Parliament, 4th Edition. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Luxembourg undertaking research in health inequalities, an area that she is very committed and passionate about. Before her PhD she worked in a number of […]

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Miroslav Palát

President CzechMed

M.D. (Hon‘s.) 1989 1st School of Medicine, Charles Univ. Prague, MBA 2002 Katz Graduate School of Business, Pittsburgh PA. Miroslav Palát (56), his career opened with 9 years of internal medicine, starting in Czechoslovakia, later 3 years in the UK with the NHS, 2 years in Germany and back in the Czech Republic in 1997. In […]

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Julian Paton

Professorial Research Fellow in Physiology

Area of research: mechanisms of neurogenic hypertension. Paton’s group seeks to understand what changes within the central nervous system during the aetiology of neurogenic hypertension. Sympathetic nerve activity destined for the heart and arterioles is elevated prior to the onset of hypertension, which is suggestive of a causative role. In hypertension, cerebral vascular resistance is […]

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Morag Peberdy

Of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP

Morag Peberdy is Of Counsel in the London office of Covington & Burling LLP.  Following a first degree from Oxford University in Biological Sciences and working for Oxford University Press on the European Molecular Biology Journal, Ms Peberdy became an intellectual property lawyer specialising in the life science sector.  Ms Peberdy works with diagnostics, medical […]

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Raquel Peck

the CEO of the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA)

Raquel Peck is the CEO of the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), an international umbrella organisation of more than 250 hepatitis groups which she helped to establish in 2007. Before being appointed CEO, Raquel worked as the International Relations Director for the WHA and was part seconded to the World Health Organization (WHO). Previously to this […]

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Rosanna Peeling

Professor and Chair of Diagnostics Research Director, International Diagnostics Centre

Dr. Peeling is Professor and Chair of Diagnostics Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Trained as a medical microbiologist, Dr. Peeling was the Research Coordinator and Head of Diagnostics Research at the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme on Research & Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO/TDR) in Geneva, Switzerland, and the co-director […]

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David Perez

President and Chief Executive Officer, Terumo BCT and Chair, Global Blood Management Business, Terumo Corporation, Board Member and Committee Member, AdvaMed

David Perez is president and CEO of Terumo BCT, a nearly  $1 billion, mission-driven biomedical company focused on unlocking the potential of blood and cell-based therapies. The innovative medical device company strives to advance patient care, broaden treatment options and improve patient outcomes through its technologies within the sectors of blood banking, transfusion medicine and […]

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Anton Petkov

Associate Vice President, Marketing, Devices and Solutions

Anton Petkov currently serves as the Associate Vice President, Marketing, Devices and Solutions, Sanofi Global Diabetes Division. He previously held the title of Head of Global Marketing at Johnson & Johnson’s LifeScan EMEA. He has an extensive marketing, sales and customer management experience with the proven ability to lead teams that identify, define and commercialise product […]

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Lorenzo Piemonte

Communications Coordinator, International Diabetes Federation

An Italian national with a background in international relations, Lorenzo Piemonte joined the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in 2003 and has been involved with several activities and projects of the Federation, including communications, campaign management and public relations. Lorenzo has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 20 years.

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Dario Pirovano

Consultant Regulatory Affairs

Dario Pirovano been a consultant for regulatory affairs with Eucomed since 2002. He worked in the European Commission for 4 years, where he contributed to the drafting and negotiating of the 90/385 /EEC and 93/42/EEC directives. Dario has over 30 years experience in medical technology as designer and regulatory affairs expert. In 1995 he founded […]

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Heikki Pitkänen

CEO & Founder

Heikki Pitkänen has 16 years of experience in the medical device industry, with five of those as a team leader in notified bodies and accredited certification bodies. He is the founder of Lean Entries, Ltd., and a member of the Advisory Board for Healthcare Standards of CEN-CENELEC.       

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David Plans

David Plans

CEO at BioBeats

Dr. David Plans is an adaptive media researcher and entrepreneur. In his early career and doctoral work, he looked to computational intelligence, in particular genetic co-evolution, to create reflexive media systems that imitated and queried the nature of human creativity. He created the first European merger for Open Source startups and helped the National Health Service one […]

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