ALINE SILVA, PHD
Researcher and Partner for Knowledge Translation, Community and Patient Engagement
Co-Chair of the HTAi Interest Group for Patient and Citizen Involvement in HTA
With a rich background in public health and an acute sense of justice, I am dedicated to fostering effective communication and collaboration in everything I do. My journey as a patient has profoundly impacted my passion for learning and exploring innovative approaches to enhance community and patient engagement.
I actively participate in various initiatives to improve Public and Patient Involvement across the globe. Through continuous knowledge exchange with diverse stakeholders, including patient organizations and decision-makers from countries like Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Canada, I strive to make a positive impact on healthcare systems.
My research interests lie in Patient and Community Engagement, Patient-Oriented Research, Qualitative and Mixed-Methods, Health Technology Assessment, and Knowledge Translation. I am driven by the desire to ensure the quality of healthcare services and that citizens' and patients' voices are heard and integrated into decision-making processes.
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EMPATHY AND COMPASSION
My journey as a cancer survivor who advocates for cancer prevention, patient empowerment and involvement brings a unique perspective to my work, aggregating immeasurable value to my career.
KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION AND CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION
I value tailoring and disseminating knowledge. I've been presenting my work and research in different formats, at many national and international events, and to the most diverse audiences, such as patient groups, researchers, health professionals, and decision-makers.
COLLABORATION, CREATIVITY, AND INNOVATION
The opportunities to interact and exchange with multiple stakeholders across the globe keep me abreast of the most innovative research, tools, and methods for healthcare improvement.
“There is no more or less important knowledge: there are different types of knowledge.”