Benedetta Pongiglione holds a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. She previously obtained a degree in Economic and Social Science from Bocconi University and completed the European Doctoral School of Demography program.
She is honorary research associate at the University College London and joined CERGAS as a postdoctoral research fellow. She is involved on research on cost and outcome analysis of healthcare technologies and development of scientific models to investigate medical practice variations to foster the use of economic evaluation in policymaking.
Her research interests include socio-structural inequalities in health, and understanding their causes and consequences. She investigates individual and aggregate determinants of health combining demographic and epidemiological approaches with the approach of sister disciplines, such as health economics and health management.