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Welcome to the European Patients' Academy Expert Training Course for Patients and Patient Representatives on the Medicines Research & Development Process.

academic.svg.hiThe EUPATI Expert Training Course is an exciting and unique opportunity offering patients and patient advocates expert-level training in medicines research and development. The Course is a mixture of independent e-learning coursework and face-to-face training events over a 14-month period. The first Course cycle kicked off in October 2014 and will run until December 2015. 

The second cycle of the EUPATI Expert Training Course was launched in September 2015 and will run until the end of November 2016. 

The new trainees for the second cycle of the EUPATI Course are:

Mary Adamopoulou Greece
Veerle Aertsen Belgium
Inês Alves Portugal
Geanina Aprodu Romania
Natacha Bolanos Spain
Aisuluu Bolotbaeva Kyrgyzstan
Cornelia Borowczak Germany
Helen Burchmore United Kingdom
Claudia Crocione Italy
Joke De Vocht Belgium
Julie  Deléglise France
John Dowling Ireland
Ieva Dregviene Lithuania
Davor Duboka Serbia
Caitriona Dunne Ireland
Sema Erdem Turkey
Katarina Fedorova Slovakia
Gillian Fergusson United Kingdom
Lotte Forchhammer Denmark
Maria Garcia Penalta Spain
Michelle Grindle Spain
Helle Hansen Denmark
Dominique Hamerlijnck Netherlands
Lyndsey Hogg United Kingdom
Sara Hunt United Kingdom
Estelle Jobson Switzerland
Ibolya Kéri Hungary
Florian Klett Switzerland
Tunde Koltai Hungary
Gertie Korevaar Netherlands
Bergit Korschan-Kuhle Germany
Paola Kruger Italy
Marica Lascekova Slovakia
Manuel Mateus Portugal
Joan Mc Donald Jordan Ireland
Witold Michalek Poland
Bojana Mirosavljevic Serbia
Katie Murphy Ireland
Liana Murtazina Russian Federation
Mikhail Odit Russian Federation
Theodora Papastavrou Greece
Jana Pelouchova Czech Republic
Ananda Plate Belgium
Claas Röhl Austria
Olivia Romero Lux France
Irene Schembri Malta
Maria Skotida Greece
Gilliosa Spurrier-Bernard France
Aimo Strömberg Finland
Isabela Tudorache Romania
Daniel Végh Hungary
Mary Vella Malta
Diego Villalón Spain
Susan Walsh United Kingdom
Lars Winborg Sweden
Codruta Zabalan Romania
Tetiana Zamorska Ukraine
Baiba Ziemele Latvia
Spyridon Zormpas Greece
Nuria Zuñiga Serrano Spain

 To learn a bit more about EUPATI and the Course, please watch this video of Nicola Bedlington, Secretary General of the European Patients' Forum (EPF) and Coordinator of EUPATI. Her speech outlines why it is essential that patient advocates become qualified partners in medicines research and development to improve patient outcomes.

In case of any general questions, please contact Danielle Flores, Policy and Programme Assistant at the European Patients' Forum at : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.