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    Europass Curriculum Vitae

    Personal information

    First name(s) / Surname(s) Associate Professor Sandra (Alexandra Catherine) Buttigieg MD PhD (Aston) FFPH (UK) MSc (Public Health) MBA (Executive) MMCFD

    Address(es) 23, il-Bitha, Qarsajja Street, Attard, Malta, ATD 1555 Telephone(s) Home: 00356 21 418948

    Work: 23401576 Mobile: 00356 79424403;

    E-mail

    Website

    sandra.buttigieg@um.edu.mt s.buttigieg@aston.ac.uk

    Nationality Maltese

    Date of birth 23/08/1963

    Gender Female

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    Occupational fields Associate Professor and Head of Department, Health Services Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta

    Consultant Public Health Medicine and Head, Clinical Performance Unit,

    Mater Dei Hospital, Malta Specialist in Public Health and Family Medicine Attained Registration in Malta’s Specialist Registers for Public Health and Family Medicine, by the Specialist Accreditation Committee, after completing specialist medical training in the two distinct disciplines, namely Public Health, and Family Medicine, in accordance with the provision of the Health Care Professions Act (2003) Schedule V – Chapter 464 and of Council Directive 93/16/EEC. Visiting Research Fellow, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK since 2008

    Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Social Policy, College of Social

    Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK since 2013 Member of the Research Committee of the Health Care Management Division

    of the American Academy of Management Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Health and

    Organizational Management

    Guest Editor for a special volume “International Best Practices in Health Care Management” for “Advances in Health Care Management” (Emerald) to be published March 5th, 2015 http://books.emeraldinsight.com/display.asp?ISB=9781784412791 EU COST Action IS1103 “Adapting European Health Systems to Diversity (Adapt)”: Member of the EU COST Action since 2010 http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/isch/Actions/IS1103

    EU COST Action TD1404 “Network for Evaluation of One Health”: Member of the EU COST Action since 2014 http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/TDP/Actions/TD1404 EU COST Action TD1402 “Ageism - a multi-national, interdisciplinary perspective”: Member of the EU COST Action since 2014 http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/isch/Actions/IS1402

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    Work experiences

    A Occupation or position

    held Main activities and

    responsibilities

    Name and address of employer

    B. Occupation or position

    held Main activities and

    responsibilities

    Since March 30, 2012 Associate Professor in Health Services Management Lecturing on the Masters Programmes in Health Services Management, Public Health and Family Medicine; Supervision of Masters Dissertations; Research Activities

    University of Malta, Msida, Malta, MSD 2080

    Since 2010 Consultant Physician Public Health, Ministry of Health, Elderly and Community Care My work involves mostly performance management, operations research, and performance appraisals of the Consultants in the Medical Profession

    Name and address of employer

    Government of Malta

    C. Occupation or position

    held Main activities and

    responsibilities

    Since 2010 Head of Department Health Services Management, Faculty of Health Sciences Coordination of the Health Services management Programme of Studies; Lecturing on the Masters Programmes in Health Services Management, Public Health and Family Medicine; Supervision of Masters Dissertations; Research Activities

    Name and address of employer

    Type of business or sector

    University of Malta, Msida, Malta, MSD 2080 Tertiary Level Education Institution http://www.um.edu.mt/healthsciences

    D. 2000-2010 Occupation or position

    held

    Senior Lecturer Director, Institute of Health Care, University of Malta

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Leadership and Management of the Institute of Health Care; Coordination of the Health Services management Programme of Studies; Lecturing on the Masters Programmes in Health Services Management, Public Health and Family Medicine; Supervision of Masters Dissertations; Research Activities.

    Name and address of employer

    University of Malta, Msida, Malta, MSD 2080

    Type of business or sector

    Tertiary Level Education Institution

    Relevant websites http://www.um.edu.mt/umms/mmj/PDF/78.pdf

    https://vle.um.edu.mt/vle0509/user/view.php?id=3095 http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/2009/07/15/t15.html http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20100729/opinion/from-an-institute-to-a-faculty.319991 http://gozonews.com/9928/health-care-courses-for-university-students/ http://www.um.edu.mt/newsoncampus/features/2009?result_90449_result_page=7 https://www.nche.gov.mt/MediaCenter/PDFs/1_NCHESkillsReport.pdf http://www.cnm.org.uk/pdf/Malta2007Programme.pdf http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20041104/local/most-health-care-graduates-will-find-a- job.107995

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    Achievements as Director of

    Institute of Health Care

    Under my 10 and a half years’ directorship, the following major events occurred: 1. The Division of Medical laboratory Science, eventually changing its name to Applied Biomedical

    Science, in 2009 had its BSc. (Hons.) degree receiving accreditation by the Institute of Biomedical Science, UK, in 2001.

    2. Since 2002, I co-ordinated yearly summer schools hosting Faculty and Students from the College of Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. An example of a project: http://www.iihhs.jmu.edu/malta/presentations/Performance Management & Quality of Care of Mater.pptx https://secure.um.edu.mt/newsoncampus/features/2009?result_90449_result_page=12 http://www.um.edu.mt/news_on_campus/features/2010?result_113026_result_page=12

    3. Presented a report submitted by the delegation of technical experts from the EU Commission (TAIEX) that visited the Institute in February 2002, shows that the courses in Nursing and Midwifery have attained European standards.

    4. In May 2003, organized a 4-day workshop on Academic Teaching conducted by a visiting lecturer from the Teaching and Learning Centre, University College Dublin, held in May 2003. Academic members of the Institute of Health Care and the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery were invited and actively participated in the workshop.

    5. In January 2004, organized a Symposium with the Theme “Working Together to Attain Excellence in the Health Care Professions" http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20040104/university/excellence-in-health-care- professions.133003

    6. In March 2004, organized a seminar on Problem-Based Learning delivered by Professor Maggie Savin Baden from the University of Central Lancashire.

    7. In January 2005, organized a three-day series of seminars on Leadership supported by the Health Services Management Division and in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health to members of academia and to the Ministry of Health. Dr Michael Grojean, Director of the Centre for Leadership Excellence at Aston University, Birmingham was the guest speaker and facilitated the seminars.

    http://www.um.edu.mt/pressreleases/2005/ihc_seminar.html 8. The Divisions of Radiography, Communication Therapy, Nursing and Midwifery participate actively in

    yearly the Erasmus programs hosting students from across Europe. The Divisions are also running student exchange programs. A number of members of staff of The Institute of Health Care also participated in staff exchange programs.

    9. All undergraduate certificate courses were discontinued and upgraded to Degree courses. Only Nursing and Environmental Health maintained the Diploma course.

    10. The Divisions of Midwifery, Mental Health, Podiatry, Environmental Health, Physiotherapy, and Occupational Health upgraded their courses from Diploma to BSC. (Hons.).

    11. The Divisions of Nursing (including Mental Health), Midwifery, and Radiography developed new Master Courses.

    12. The Divisions of Applied Biomedical Sciences, and Communication Therapy accepted MPhil/PhD students.

    13. The Communication Therapy Division was awarded an Individual Mobility Grant under Tempus Programme and participation of a 4-year Marie Curie FP6 project on the prevalence and incidence of communication disorders in the Maltese population

    14. Launch of E-Learning Degree in Nursing.