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Corvinus University Budapest

Centre for Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment
Corvinus University Budapest
Department of Public Policy and Management
Centre for Public Affairs Studies
Foram ter 8
Budapest 1093

Key personnel

Laszlo Gulacsi, MD, PhD
Head of Centre
Email: laszlo.gulacsi@uni-corvinus.hu

Laszlo works as Assistant Professor, Health Economics and Technology Assessment Research Centre, Department of Public Policy and Management, Corvinus University Budapest, Budapest, Hungary. He is the head of the (INAHTA member) HunHTA (Hungarian Office for Health Technology Assessment).

By profession he is a qualified physician (social medicine), having university degrees of mathematical economics, sociology and mathematics and having PhDs from the Medical University of Amsterdam (public health and quality of care), from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences (health economics), from the Semmelweis Medical University Budapest (clinical epidemiology - infection control) and from the Debrecen Medical University (public health).

Laszlo has published four books and more than 160 papers on health economics, public health, health technology assessment and quality improvement.

Marta Pentek, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Consultant Rheumatologist
Email: marta.pentek@uni-corvinus.hu

Marta has been working in the Flor Ferenc County Hospital Rheumatology since 1989, both in outpatient care and inpatient ward. She is investigator in II.a.-III.b. phase clinical pharmacology trials (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis) and member of the hospital's Pharmaceutical Board.

She has defended her Ph.D. in medicine (Health status and disease burden of patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Hungary) in the Semmelweis University, Budapest. She is particularly interested in inflammatory rheumatic diseases and osteoporosis research but also has experience in diabetes and haemodialysis quality of life studies.