Ivett Jakab currently serves as the President of the EPF Youth Group.
She is an EUPATI trainee expected to graduate in 2021 and an EUPATI Board of Trustees member. Her research interests are in the evolving areas of Health Technology Assessment and patient engagement in healthcare decision-making. Her mission is to bring the perspectives of different stakeholders in healthcare closer together. She is also a rare disease patient living with a transplanted liver.
Ivett holds an MSc in Health policy, planning and financing (2016) and a BA in Business and Management (2014). During her studies, she spent her internships at the Hungarian Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Office (2016) and at the Hungarian Organ Coordination Office (2014). She is working as a full-time researcher at Syreon Research Institute, an independent private research institute based in Budapest, Hungary. She is leading the Syreon Patient Policy Research Unit since 2020. She has been volunteering for local patient organizations in the field of organ transplantation since 2011, currently as an advisor for the rehabilitation program for organ transplanted children and their families. She became a member of the European Health Parliament’s (EHP) 4th edition in 2018, joining the Innovation and Value Committee.
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