Lawyer and former Professor at Aix-Marseille University, Annagrazia ALTAVILLA is responsible of International Relations of Espace Éthique PACA-Corse (AP-HM/Aix-Marseille University – France). She is Chair of TEDDY, the European Network of Excellence for paediatric research, and consultant/expert of the Council of Europe within its Strategic Action Plan (2020-2025). She is also French representative in the board of Directors of the European Association of Health Law.
As legal advisor and researcher, she has developed a long-standing experience in the field of Health Law and Bioethics. Annagrazia ALTAVILLA is expert/legal advisor of several EU/IMI founded projects. As expert in ethics and patient rights, she was member of the European Medicine Agency (EMA) Paediatric Committee (PDCO) for three years.
Annagrazia ALTAVILLA is author of a book and about 50 international publications. Speaker invited in more than 70 conferences in 15 countries and in European Institutions, she has also lectured in Italian, French, Spanish, Belgium, and Polish universities.
After having obtained LL.M in Health Law in Italy and in France she was awarded a PhD in Sciences of Life and Health /Ethics (Robert Schuman Foundation fellowship) and an HDR (“Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches”) in France. She completed her education by an Executive Programme on Negotiations at Harvard Law School.