Berner Institut für Hausarztmedizin (BIHAM)


Prof Alice Panchaud has graduated from the School of Pharmacy at the university of Lausanne (UNIL) in 1999 and completed her PhD in Clinical pharmacology and Clinical nutrition (2000-2005) at the Department of Pediatrics at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV). She started her clinical training at the Division of Clinical pharmacology at CHUV during her PhD as clinical pharmacology trainee. She then became head pharmacist of the Swiss Teratogen Information Service (STIS) (2006-2012) in Lausanne and spent six months at the Motherisk program in Toronto (2008) for clinical and research training. Benefitting from this extensive clinical experience, she was able to complete her title of Clinical Pharmacologist SGKPT (2009) and her FPH Certification of Clinical Pharmacist (2011). In 2012, she joined the school of pharmaceutical sciences at the university of Geneva and UNIL as a research associate. Pharmacoepidemiology being the cornerstone of her research field, she performed a two years research fellowship in the pharmacoepidemiology program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston where she has been working with large administrative databases and registry data (2015-2017). In 2018, she passed her habilitation (privat docent, PD) at UNIL.  

  Research interests

  • Her research interests focused on safety and effectiveness of drugs in the real-life setting, with a special interest on vulnerable populations and the development of digital tools to support health care professionals and patients in their use of medicines.

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