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Lara Gautier
Doctorante / PhD candidate, University of Montreal & University Paris-Diderot, Montreal, Canada
Pro pinLocation: Paris, France
Pro langLanguages: French, Spanish, Bambara, Chinese, English, Italian
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About Lara Gautier

[ENGLISH FOLLOWS] Dans le cadre de son doctorat en sciences économiques (Université Paris 7) et en santé publique (Université de Montréal), Lara étudie le processus de décision en matière de financement de la santé en Afrique. Elle est membre de la chaire de Recherches appliquées interventionnelles en santé mondiale et équité (REALISME), dont elle coordonne les « Cahiers scientifiques ». Lara dispose d’une expérience professionnelle de 6 ans dans le domaine de la recherche en santé mondiale, en particulier en Afrique de l'Ouest. Lara is a global health researcher currently enrolled as PhD student in joint international supervision (cotutelle) at Université de Montréal School of Public Health (ESPUM) and Paris Diderot University’s Centre d'Etudes en Sciences Sociales sur les Mondes Africains, Américains et Asiatiques (CESSMA). She is a member of the Research Chair REALISME in global health intervention research. She coordinates the REALISME Research Papers. She has 6 years of professional experience in global health, particularly in West Africa.

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PhD in public health (spec: global health)
University of Montreal School of Public Health
September 2014 to Present
Research proposal on policymaking processes in health financing in West African countries

PhD in economics (spec: development economics)
Paris-Diderot University / CESSMA / IRD
September 2014 to Present
International supervision – PhD cotutelle

Master's degree, Health Economics & Management
Paris-Dauphine University
September 2009 to December 2010
Professionnal curriculum

Master's equivalent, Public Administration, Economics, Social sciences
Sciences Po Rennes
September 2005 to December 2010
Multidisciplinary degree


Médecins du Monde
September 2016 to Present
Paris, France
Weekly support to unaccompanied minor migrants ("Mineurs Non Accompagnés") Investigating their living conditions and how it may have an impact on their health status

Collection coordinator
REALISME Scientific Papers
April 2016 to Present
The REALISME Research Chair launched the REALISME Papers collection in 2015. The Collection coordinator assists with publication processes, checking manuscripts submission and reviews and liaising with their authors.

Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University
January 2017 to July 2017
Heidelberg, Germany
Short Courses in International Health accredited by TropEd Public Health Anthropology: Concepts and Tools: Mixed Methods in International Health Research:

McGill University
February 2016 to March 2016
Co-Lecturer for the course "Making Health Global - Roots and Contemporary Issues" given at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine

Research Consultant
International Rescue Committee
September 2015 to January 2016
Côte d'Ivoire
Qualitative analysis of the community-led infection prevention strategy adopted in the context of preparing the response to the Ebola virus in Tonkpi and Kabadougou-Bafing-Folon regions.

Research Assistant
University of Heidelberg
April 2014 to August 2014
Scoping review on maternal and child health interventions

Strategic Policy Officer
October 2013 to March 2014
Secretariat of the UNAIDS–Lancet Commission: post-2015 discussions

Research Assistant
Bocconi University / CERGAS
September 2012 to September 2013
Research assistant in global health and health economics

Program Associate
Agence de Médecine Préventive
October 2010 to September 2012
Burkina Faso
Coordination of the SIVAC initiative (BMGF-funded program) in West Africa

Program associate (intern)
Agence de Médecine Préventive
November 2009 to September 2010
Research and project management for a BMGF-funded programme on immunization policymaking in low- and middle-income countries


Implementation of the redesigned Community Health Fund in the Dodoma region of Tanzania
Authors: Kalolo A, Gautier L, Radermacher R, Stoermer M, Jahn A, Meshack M, De Allegri M, 2017
Type of Doc: Scientific Article | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

La micro-assurance santé vue par les usagers
Authors: Gautier L, Guérin I, Kalolo A, Sulmont A. , 2016
Type of Doc: Article | Type of Publication: Magazine

Assessment of implementation fidelity of the Arctic Char Distribution Project in Nunavik
Authors: Gautier L, Pirkle C M, Furgal C, Lucas M, 2016
Type of Doc: Scientific Article | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

Health in the post-MDG era: what “paradigm shift” are we talking about exactly?
Authors: Hussain S, Gautier L, 2015
Type of Doc: Article | Type of Publication: Blog/Web Site

August 2015—a paroxysm of environmental health incidents caused by industrial activity
Authors: Gautier L, 2015
Type of Doc: Article | Type of Publication: Blog/Web Site

BRICS countries’ in the post-2015 health debate: state of play
Authors: Gautier L, 2014
Type of Doc: Article | Type of Publication: Blog/Web Site

Reforming the World Health Organisation: what influence do the BRICS wield?
Authors: Gautier L, Harmer A, Tediosi F, Missoni E. , 2014
Type of Doc: Scientific Article | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

Scaling-up the development of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups in the Economic Community of West African States: role of a regional organisation, the West African Health Organisation
Authors: Gautier L, Faye P, et al. , 2013
Type of Doc: Scientifc Paper | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

Understanding the impact of social representations in health microinsurance schemes
Authors: Gautier L, 2013
Type of Doc: Scientific Article | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

The Supporting Independent Immunization and Vaccine Advisory Committees (SIVAC) initiative: a country-driven, multi-partner program to support evidence-based decision making
Authors: Senouci K, Blau J, Nyambat B, Coumba Faye P, Gautier L, Da Silva A, Favorov MO, Clemens JD, Stoeckel P, Gessner BD., 2010
Type of Doc: Scientific Article | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal