Distinguished Career Award Recipient

Dr. Alicia Granados is head of Global Health Technology Assessment Scientific Strategy (HTAs) at Sanofi and Former President of Scientific Advisory Committee of AQuAS (Catalan Agency for Quality and HTA). Dr. Granados was responsible for the creation and direction of Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research (CAHTAR) in 1991. She was a founding member of INAHTA, the first international HTA network; as well as the first HTA joint initiative in Europe, EUR-ASSESS. She is also former President of the International Society for Technology Assessment in Health Care (ISTAHC) and Chair of the Committee for the Creation of a new HTA Society: HTAi.

Dr. Granados has been temporary advisor of several UN agencies on Evidence Based Health Care, and Acting Regional Advisor of WHO European Office, leading the Health Evidence Network. She has been an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona and she has more than 60 scientific articles published. Dr. Granados is former President of Autonomous University of Barcelona’s Board of Trustees and is currently a member of the Catalan Department of Health Advisory Council of Catalan Autonomous Government.