Evaluation and expertise in public health (CEESAN)

The CEESAN is an advisory, evaluation and expertise unit in public health. It is linked to the Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS) of the University Center for Primary Care and Public Health in Lausanne (Unisanté).

Numerous public or private institutions and organizations – active at municipal, cantonal and federal, and also international levels – call on the CEESAN’s services.

The CEESAN’s management also carry out research and teaching for the Faculty of biology and medicine of the University of Lausanne.


  • Apply scientific research methods to answer the research or evaluation questions that are addressed to the CEESAN.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders and target audiences to maximise the relevance and purpose of our scientific activities’ results
  • Disseminate the CEESAN’s expertise and acquired experience through university teaching and scientific publications

Who for?

The knowledge and expertise of the CEESAN’s multidisciplinary team is available to:

  • The public authorities (decision-makers and practitioners)
  • Organisations working in the field of public health

Fields of expertise

  • Strategies, programs, and public health projects evaluation and/or monitoring , such as:
    • Evaluation of prevention and/or health promotion programs
    • Evaluation of healthcare models and/or systems
  • Development of evaluation concepts, impact models
  • Development of project monitoring and/or evaluation indicators
  • Applied research
  • Epidemiologic surveillance


  • Quantitative (surveys by questionnaire, secondary data analyses, meta-analyses, etc.)
  • Qualitative (individual interviews, focus groups, observations, etc.)
  • Mixed

Specific Expertise

  • Prevention of chronic diseases
  • Smoking, sedentariness
  • Addictions
  • Sexual health
  • Vulnerable Populations



Nom, prénom Fonction Téléphone Bureau
BIZE, Raphaël Médecin associé 021.314.72.99 Biopôle 2, niveau 00 et bureau no 107
AMIGUET, Michael Statisticien 021.314.31.47 Biopôle 2, niveau 02 et bureau no 173
DEBONS, Jérôme Collaborateur de recherche 021.314.72.91 Biopôle 2, niveau 00 et bureau no 123
MULLER, Jocelyne Secrétaire d'unité
référente éditoriale RdS
021.314.72.92 Biopôle 2, niveau 00 et bureau no 181
Salomé, Loïc Collaborateur administratif auxiliaire 021.314.72.40 Biopôle 2, niveau 00 et bureau no 131
SAMITCA, Sanda Collaboratrice de recherche
021.314.20.36 Biopôle 2, niveau 00 et bureau no 135
SPENCER, Brenda Chercheuse agréée bénévole 021.314.72.97 Biopôle 2, niveau 01 et bureau no 135
STADELMANN, Sophie Collaboratrice de recherche 021.314.73.27 Biopôle 2, niveau 00 et bureau no 131
VUJOVIC, Katarina Collaboratrice administrative auxiliaire 021.314.72.40 Biopôle 2, niveau 00 et bureau no 127


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