Health Systems and Policy Research

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Natasha Azzopardi Muscat

Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, MSc(Public Health),MSc(Health


Dr Azzopardi Muscat qualified as a medical doctor in Malta in 1995. She studied public health in Malta and graduated in Health Services Management at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1998. She is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health in the UK. She is a former Chief Medical Officer for Malta having occupied various senior positions in the Ministry of Health in Malta between 2001 and 2013. She currently works as a Consultant in Public Health Medicine at the Directorate for Health Information and Research in Malta. Since 1999 she has been a lecturer at the University of Malta. Her main research interest is Europeanisation of health systems with a particular focus on smaller Member States. She has authored several publications. Besides her public health practice, teaching and research activities, Dr Azzopardi-Muscat is a vocal advocate for health in Malta and Europe. She was a founding member and President of the Malta Association of Public Health Medicine. Between 2006 and 2014 she was President of the section on Public Health Practice and Policy for the European Public Health Association (EUPHA). Last November she was elected President-Elect of EUPHA and will commence her mandate as EUPHA President in November 2016.

Research Interest

Europeanisation of health systems with a particular focus on smaller Member States.