Nicolae Done

Nicolae (Nicu) Done, PhD is a health economist with broad interests in health systems. Currently he serves as Vice President of the Romanian Health Observatory and he is an Academy Health Delivery System Science Fellow in the Boston University School of Medicine. He leads studies on innovative programs aimed at increasing access to primary and specialty services for US Veterans. He also conducts comparative effectiveness analyses of prescription medications. He received his PhD in Health Economics and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Nicu was a research analyst at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He has also been involved in international projects involving comparative health care financing and health system reform.

Constantin Radu

Constantin Radu

Constantin is a medical doctor with a degree from “Carol Davila” School of Medicine in Bucharest. He worked in the anaesthesia and intensive care unit of one of the biggest Emergency Hospital in Romania. He is a researcher at the Romanian Health Observatory, where he is involved in projects related to health programmes evaluation, access to medicines and quality improvement of health care services.

Sanziana Mardale

Sânziana Mardale is a pharmacist, with a master in pharmacovigilance and training and management. Sânziana has extensive experience in the field of pharmaceutical and drug policies, who worked both on the grass line, in the community pharmacy, as well as Counselor to the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Health ensuring access for the Romanian patients to medicines. Sânziana knows the public affairs field, activating in public health campaigns, and has a thorough understanding of the legal framework and health policies. Sânziana is the chairwoman of an association of independent pharmacies who are trying to re-establish the pharmacist’s role in the community and advocate for effective pharmaceutical assistance.

Ana Dulau

Ana Dulău

Ana has earned two bachelor’s degrees, one in Law and one in Communication and Public Relations, both of them at Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca.

She has worked mainly in the field of healthcare, as a legal advisor at the College of Physicians in Alba county. She contributed, among other things, to changing legislative regulations and improving the internal communication.

After having graduated from a Master in Public International Law at the University of Bucharest, she pursued a Master’s degree of Social Sciences in Tourism and Environment at the University of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France) and she worked in Versailles at the Departmental Committee of Tourism.

Over the years, she volunteered with NGOs in various projects related to the field of education and environment.

Bianca Băluță

Bianca Băluță

Bianca is a pharmacist, a graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy at UMF “Carol Davila” since 2019.

Since 2020 she is a master student in international health policy at the London School of Economics. She has experience in pricing and drug reimbursements, with a focus on oncology drugs.

Currently she is also a researcher on projects whose purpose is to improve the well-being of adolescents in secondary cities.

Diana Petrescu

Diana is a passionate pharmacist with marketing experience and a master in Pharmacovigilance. 

She has worked in the marketing field in the pharmaceutical industry, focusing on the interactions and engagement with healthcare professionals. Diana has an interest in science communication and succeeded in being innovative in running different educational and promotional campaigns. Also, she is a volunteer in the national program “N-avem Sange?!” for blood donation. 

Currently, she is involved in advocacy and communication projects and she wants to create something that leaves a lasting impact.

Diana Lupu

Diana is a pharmacist, with a masters degree in business management and administration and regulatory affairs experience for medical products.

She has worked in the community pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry and in an international regulatory consultancy focusing on medicines registration in the EU.

She is passionate about healthcare policies and has a good understanding of the pharmaceutical environment and its challenges.

Georgiana Gheție

Georgiana has a multidisciplinary background in neuroscience, psychology, medical sciences and finance. She works on early-stage investments as part of an angel investors network in London. Previously, Georgiana supported the development and implementation of inclusive investment projects at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. She completed a MSc in International Health Policy at London School of Economics and Political Sciences. Georgiana has an interest in health financing and the digital transformation in healthcare. She enjoys hitchhiking and mountain sports.

Marius Ungureanu

Marius Ungureanu is a public health and health systems researcher. For the past 7 years, Marius has written, implemented and coordinated projects exploring human resources for health, eHealth, health promotion and corruption in healthcare. Marius has been trained as a physician, has a bachelor degree in management, has had classes on healthcare management and strategic planning for healthcare organizations at the University of Iowa, and holds a PhD on the quality management of healthcare services. In 2016 Marius has served as a Secretary of State in the Romanian Ministry of Health. Currently, he works as an associated researcher and teaching staff within the Department of Public Health of the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He is a member of the American and European Public Health Associations, as well as the European Health Management Association.

Ștefan Strilciuc

Ștefan Strilciuc is a public health specialist. His work is focused on management, data analysis, dissemination of interventional and observational clinical research studies, as well as economic evaluation in health. He serves on the Board of Governors of the European University of Brain and Technology (NeurotechEU) and the Health Technology Assessment Task Force of the Romanian Ministry of Health. Strilciuc is also the Executive Director of the RoNeuro Institute for Neurological Research and Diagnostic, the Foundation of the Society for the Study of Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity and the Journal of Medicine and Life.

Francesca Filip

Francesca is a graduate of International Relations and European Studies at the University of Bucharest; and is currently enrolled in the International administration and Global Governance master program at the University of Gothenburg. Studying Public Health science at GU’s Institute of Medicine, she developed a keen interest in quantitative research methods in public health, as well as studying the impact of social determinants in public and global health.

Annie Pannelay

Annie is an international health consultant who is also involved in innovative healthcare start-ups. In her recent role at the Economist Intelligence Unit, she oversaw health policy analysis and value consulting activities. She conducted international comparative research in the area of access to healthcare and health systems efficiencies. Annie was resident pharmacist in Nice teaching hospital in France, holds a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree and an MBA from ESSEC business school. She has worked and lived in France, Hong Kong, New York and is now based in London.