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Laetitia Huiart
Professor and Director of Department of Population Health, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg

Professor Huiart is expert in public health epidemiology as well as in methodology and statistics for clinical research and has a special interest in oncology. She is currently Director of the Department of Population Health at the Luxembourg Institute of Health.

The Department of Population Health (DoPH) is an interdisciplinary department that focuses on research in epidemiology, public health and clinical research across a wide range of fields. The department also provides expertise and data that are used to develop informed clinical and public health guidelines in Luxembourg and internationally. Specifically, the DoPH’s mission is to address major public health issues that are relevant to both Luxembourg and the international community. As part of this mission, the DoPH oversees epidemiological studies, clinical trials, and experimental investigations of chronic diseases, and it conducts research on healthy ageing and major environmental and behavioural risk factors such as nutrition and physical activity.

After a MD, with a specialty in Public Health (Paris and Mc Gill University Canada), Laetitia obtained a PhD in 2013 in clinical research and public health.  She worked as a clinician-researcher for 8 years at Institut Paoli-Calmettes, a regional comprehensive cancer center in Marseille (France). She then went to the University Hospital of Reunion Island where she became the head of center of methodology and statistics, and the director of the INSERM-clinical epidemiology center at University Hospital of Reunion Island.

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