Driven with a passion for health economics, Katarzyna Kolasa has more than 20 years of academic and industry experience in the field of healthcare. Holding various regional and global leadership positions, she’s worked with the pricing and reimbursement challenges in the pharma and medtech market.
Her key strength is to identify the funding opportunities for advanced medical technologies and design the real world evidence generation in support of commercial objectives, especially in the field of medical devices and digital solutions.
She holds a PhD and a habilitation degree in health economics. Her extensive knowledge in that field was acquired at the University of York, University of Lund, and University of Bergen as well as during International Doctoral Courses in Health Economics and Policy organized by the Swiss School of Public Health.
Katarzyna Kolasa is an author of more than 45 scientific publications and a frequent speaker at international conferences.
Her recent academic research focuses on the pricing and reimbursement challenges of medical devices and the adaption of digital health interventions. Katarzyna heads the Health Economics & Healthcare Management Division (HeM) at the Kozminski University, where her research agenda is driven by the recent challenges in the field of pricing and reimbursement of innovation and digital transformation of healthcare. Being passionate about data, she is the leader of the International Master Pro-gram Health Economics & Big Data (HEBDA) financed by an EU grant (POWER 2018). Among its partners, there are pharmaceutical companies, health data analytics providers such as IQVIA and the Polish Ministry of Health and the Polish National Health Fund.