Dori Patay

Menzies Centre for Health Policy
Contact details
Room: 3.40
Building: HC Coombs Extension

Dori is an early-career PhD Student at RegNet who specializes in health governance in global and national levels. She is working on developing an analytical framework allowing the quantitative evaluation of policy making mechanisms in health, and in her PhD research she investigates and compares the governance processes in tobacco control in Australia, Japan and Hungary.

Dori holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from University of Pecs, a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management from University of West Hungary, and a Master’s Degree on Health Care Policy, Planning and Financing from Eotvos Lorand University. During her master studies she ran a research on the governance mechanisms in the implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, and since then she acts as an external expert in the bilateral collaborative agreements between the WHO and the Hungarian Government bodies.

Dori started her career by working as a physiotherapist with brain injured patients, and later on she specialized on the management of for-profit and non-profit organizations in the health sector. She worked as a consultant in a competitive business environment for several years, after what she moved to carry out development projects in the non-profit sector in Africa. She acted as a Junior Researcher at the WHO Country Office in Hungary prior the commencement of her PhD studies at RegNet.

Research Interests

Health governance, policy making, analytical frameworks, tobacco control

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