Chapter Activities 

Chapter Activities in 2018

A series of trainings and informational activities have been organized by the ISPOR Italy-Rome Chapter throughout 2018. These include:

1) creating Chapter website in Italian language, which provides updated information on Chapter projects, coverage from organized/or attended events

2) performing interviews with world experts in health economics and HTA , that were broadcasted by the national television network and web channels

3) active Chapter involvement on social media platforms, such as: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn

Report from Italy Rome Chapter

Slides presentation from Chapter meeting at ISPOR Europe 2018 in Barcelona, Spain

4th National Congress of ISPOR Italy-Rome Chapter 

April 18, 2018, Roma Events Congress Center, Rome, Italy

The Congress program included presentation by the Chapter President on the Chapter current activities and future projects, as well as sharing information about ISPOR mission, vision, the association’s  strategy, participation in regional and international events. A new website created by the Chapter was revealed Please click here to visit. The Congress served also as an opportunity to highlight Chapter’s contribution to the program of ISPOR’s 20th Annual European Congress in Glasgow in November 2017. Information on Chapter members who received Travel Grant and were recognized for the Best Poster presentation was shared. Scientific presentations based on abstracts submitted to ISPOR European Congress were delivered. The Congress was attended by 60 Chapter and non-Chapter members working in the field of HEOR.

ISPOR Italy – Rome Chapter

ISPOR Italy – Rome Chapter was born in May 2014. Being very young chapter with the recently approved their constitution, the chapter has already worked out several projects:

Project "EUPATI", Project "Italian QoL", Project "HTA towards decision – makers in Public Health concerning Vaccines2", Project "Measure, assess and improve the diabetes patient's pathway in Italy", Project "National Observatory on blindness: social costs and indirect costs".

The above projects have been realized thanks to the collaboration of the ALTEMS-Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, CEIS-EEHTA – Università di Tor Vergata, EUPATI – European patients ' Academy on Therapeutic innovation, Ospedale San Pietro and others.

The future objectives that the Rome Chapter would like to achieve are focused on the organization of regional training courses, to form and inform general public and professionals on HTA and for the dissemination of the guidelines and initiatives of ISPOR.

ISPOR Italy-Rome Chapter is planning to organize the two day 5th National Congress of the Chapter in April of 2018:

On the first day, the short courses on HE-Health Economics, MCDA/meta, and determination of pricing and reimbursement in Italy have been planned to organize.

On the second day, there are some debates planned to realize on the impact of the value of new technologies on spending and the social field, with interventions by representatives of the social part institutions. It is planned the promotion of the ISPOR guidelines and initiatives and it will conclude with oral presentations and sponsoring readings of pharmaceutical companies.

ISPOR Italy-Rome Participation at the ISPOR 20th European Congress in Glasgow, Scotland

The ISPOR Italy - Rome Chapter conducted a very successful meeting on 7 November 2017 during the ISPOR 20th Annual European Congress at Glasgow, Scotland.

Prof. Alberto Migliore, President of the ISPOR Italy-Chapter and Dr. Andrea Marcellusi, member of the Board of Directors of ISPOR Italy - Rome Chapter have been the moderators and the speakers of the meeting.

The meeting presented a report on the activities carried out by the ISPOR Italy - Rome Chapter from 2014 to date, as well as presented the future projects.

It was agreed that the main objective of the Chapter's activities needs to be aimed to inform and to train the general public and professionals, spreading the guidelines of ISPOR.

It has been communicated to the attendees about the organization of the ISPOR Italy-Rome Chapter two day National Congress on 17-18 April 2018, which will include the pre-congress short courses on HTA topics.

Many researchers, doctors, pharma professionals, pharmacists, academia, consulting agents and winners of the 2018 grant have attended the meeting.

In fact, every year ISPOR Italy - Rome Chapter makes available to all researchers 10 grants to participate at the ISPOR European Congress.


Contact Information


ISPOR Italy-Rome Regional Chapter Office

Università Tor Vergata, CEIS-Economic Evaluation and HTA (EEHTA)
via Columbia 2
00133 Rome, Italy 

Tel/fax: +39 06 7259 5642



Chapter Leadership


PresidentAlberto Migliore, MD
President-ElectPier Luigi Canonico, PharmD
Past-PresidentFrancesco Saverio Mennini, MD
SecretaryMatteo Ruggeri, MD
TreasurerAndrea Pierini, PharmD
DirectorSara Boccalini, MD
DirectorAndrea Marcellusi, MD

More Details


Alberto Migliore, MD, President, ISPOR Italy-Rome Chapter

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