Vlad Mixich

Vlad Mixich

Vlad Mixich is a health policy expert and writer. He currently serves as an independent health policy expert appointed by the European Parliament to the Management Board of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). His health policy experience includes projects in seven countries, working with and within international organizations like the European Investment Bank, the European Commission or the World Bank. He was interim Vice President of the Romanian National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices and senior advisor to the Minister of Health.

With a degree in Medicine, Vlad holds a master’s degree in international health policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK), he was specializing in public health policy and management at Emory University (US) and he is professionally certified in health and humanitarian supply chain management at Georgia Tech (US). He was a Fulbright Scholar and Humphrey Research Fellow at Rollins School of Public Health (US).

Besides his professional activities in health policies, Vlad is a published author. He was editorial director of the main medical publication in Romania and his writings were awarded several national and European prizes.

Ștefan Voinea

Stefan Voinea is a psychologist and IT expert with 15+ years of experience in the fields of media, healthcare, environment and education. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Romanian Health Observatory and is a researcher at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj. While working for the Ministry of Health, Stefan has developed nation-wide software solutions for the Romanian health system: a patient feedback solution and a medicine inventory tracking platform. Stefan designs and implements advocacy campaigns for a better health system and he is currently coordinating projects at the crossroads of education, health and psychology.

Adrian Gheorghe

Temporarily suspended

Adrian Gheorghe is a senior health economist at the Imperial College (London) with experience in economic evaluation, evidence synthesis, health services costing, clinical trial methodology, health financing and statistical modelling. He is one of the founding members of the Romanian Health Observatory. His work focuses on value for money analyses in the health sector, health financing and health sector governance. His research at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine focussed on economic evaluation and economic burden of disease studies in low- and middle-income countries, health information systems and health financing. Adrian has developed the health financing component of the Lancet Commission for the Future of Health in sub-Saharan Africa. His PhD work (University of Birmingham 2010-2013) proposed a quantitative method to assess the generalisability of economic results from clinical trials. He has working experience in Kenya, Pakistan, Romania, United Kingdom and Zambia.