B.Pharm. , MSc, PhD
Carina Schey PhD has more than 20 years of both pharmaceutical industry and clinical pharmacy experience. She is a consultant health economist based in Switzerland, with a doctorate focusing on assessing the value of orphan drugs, awarded by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Carina’s motivation is to improve patient access to much needed treatments, improve patient well-being and enhance the sustainability of healthcare service provision.
Prior to specialising in health economics, Carina was a clinical pharmacist with a special interest in rare diseases, having worked at several leading London hospitals. Between 2002 and 2008, Carina designed and implemented patient-focused homecare services on behalf of the UK NHS to patients with rare diseases.
Carina has published several peer-reviewed articles and abstracts. Notable speaking engagements include the European Parliament “Patients’ Rights Day” and “The Chronic Diseases” conference, and several other rare diseases conferences. In addition to being a speaker, she facilitates and moderates at many professional conferences and for TedX events.
Carina sits on the scientific advisory panels for several charities, and as non-executive director for healthcare organisations.