14th World Congress on Healthcare & Technologies
Coventry University, UK
Ala Szczepura has an established track record in health technology assessment (HTA) with over thirty years’ experience in policy research and economic evaluation in health care. She has specific research interests in evaluation of new and emerging technologies; re-design, delivery and assessment of digital services; and provision of services to meet the needs of diverse populations. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles in these areas, and has been actively involved in development of the NHS R&D programme since its inception. She currently holds a Cross-Faculty Chair at Coventry University with the aim of strengthening interdisciplinary research to address key future technological challenges for health and social care services. She was the winner of the 'Services to Medicine' category in the First English Women's Awards 2018.