Oriana Ciani

Bocconi University Academic Partner Team Member

Oriana Ciani (https://www.sdabocconi.it/it/faculty/oriana-ciani) is an Associate Professor of Practice at SDA Bocconi School of Management, in the Government, Health & Not-for-Profit Division. She is also Researcher in the Health Economics & HTA group at the Center for Research on Health and Social Care Management.
Her collaboration with SDA Bocconi began in 2010. She leads the Epidemiology and Issues in the Public Health module for the Master of International Health Care Management, Economics and Politics (MIHMEP) at SDA Bocconi. Her research interests are centered around the use and impact of health technology assessment on decision-making in healthcare, on the methodological aspects of the evaluation of health technologies, particularly medical devices, and on the use of evidence synthesis techniques to inform policy decisions and health policies. Oriana has been involved in many national and international research projects and was a 2020 Fulbright Research Scholar at Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Public Health. She is the author of several publications in HTA, health economics and health services research and a reviewer for many international academic journals. Her paper published in the International Journal of Health Technology Assessment (2015) on HTA practices for Medical Devices received the 2016 Egon Jonsson Award. She also received recognition for Outstanding impact in Health and Wellbeing at the Exeter Impact Award Event (2013), Best Student Podium Presentation Award at the 16th ISPOR Annual European Meeting in Dublin (2013) and the Young Researchers Award at 15th AIES Conference (2010).
Oriana holds an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and an MSc in Healthcare Management and Economics from SDA Bocconi. She received her PhD from the Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG), University of Exeter Medical School (UK) with a thesis focusing on the evaluation of surrogate endpoints in HTA, which remains one of her main research topics.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement number 101057389