Visiting Scholar:Elize Massard da Fonseca

Elize Massard da Fonseca, CLAS Visiting Scholar 2019.Elize Massard da Fonseca, Brazil (2019)

Elize Massard da Fonseca holds a Ph.D. in social policy from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. She is an assistant professor of public administration at the Sao Paulo Business School (FGV). She is currently working on (i) the emergence and consolidation of an ambitious set of policies to align health commitments with pharmaceutical industrial development in Brazil, and (ii) the political economy of pharmaceutical regulation in Latin America. Her research is strongly geared towards impact in Latin America, namely the improvement of governments’ institutional capacity and health policies. She has also acted as a technical consultant for several United Nations agencies (UNODC, UNFPA, UN Women) on monitoring and evaluation of social protection projects.