Alessandra is a Research Associate at THIS Institute, working on a variety of quality improvement research projects.
Prior to joining THIS Institute, Alessandra conducted doctoral research on the meaning and practice of person-centred care for serious illnesses in a variety of contexts internationally. This research resulted in an evidence-based framework and recommendations for clinicians, healthcare managers and policy makers on how to implement quality, person-centred care. Previously, she also worked as a third-sector management consultant, supporting a range of health and community care providers in the UK in developing service solutions, operational strategies, and collecting impact data.
Alessandra has a BSc in Natural Sciences from Durham University, an MSc in Global Health from Uppsala University, and a PhD in Health Services Research from King’s College London.