Newly elected Board Members
MRS. PENILLA GUNTHER (SWEDEN)
As a former policy maker, and actively involved within life science and health care through her current platform FOKUS Patient® in Sweden, Penilla would like to develop and see EUPSF as a natural collaborating partner with other organizations all over the field of health care. Patients as well as professionals must work more together to understand the needs, and to take action for it.
MR. DENIS HERBAUX, PhD (BELGIUM)
As the CEO of PAQS; recently appointed expert for ISQua; professor of Health Economics at Université Libre de Bruxelles; Research associate at the Institute of Health and Society (UCLouvain) and Senior fellow at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Innovation in healthcare (i3h), Denis would like to help the EUPSF to intensify the networking and collaboration, because he is convinced that it’s the best way to exchange knowledge and expertise, to learn from each other and to improve health systems.
PROF. DR. MARTIN WESTPHAL (GERMANY)
After extensive clinical work and research in Anaesthesiology
and Intensive Care Medicine, Martin’s current role is Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President and Head of the Medical, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs team of the Business Unit Parenteral Nutrition, Standard I.V. Fluids and Keto-Analogues of the Pharmaceuticals and Devices Division at Fresenius Kabi. Besides patient safety, his main clinical interests include, but are not limited to, perioperative optimization, shock treatment and clinical nutrition. He is Professor at the University Hospital in Muenster since 2008, has received many awards related to Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care and published more than 190 articles as author and co-author. With his broad knowledge and experience, he would like to help EUPSF to better tackle challenges related to patient safety.