Team



Chantal Arditi

Chantal Arditi, coordinator and principal investigator of SCAPE-2, research associate at the Department of Epidemiology and Health Systems (DESS) at Unisanté, University Centre for General Medicine and Public Health in Lausanne

Chantal Arditi, holder of a master’s in sociology, a master's in health studies and a PhD in Life Sciences, has been working in the field of health services research since 2006. Her research activities focus on the evaluation of the quality of care, professional’s satisfaction and well-being, and patient-reported experiences of care, among others. She has also worked on the implementation of clinical practice guidelines in the area of diabetes and multimorbidity.



Sylvan Berrut

Sylvan Berrut, collaborator SCAPE-CH at Unisanté, University Centre for General Medicine and Public Health in Lausanne

Sylvan Berrut, who holds a degree in social sciences, a post-graduate diploma in statistics and a master's degree in public health, has worked at the Federal Statistical Office in the fields of health and demography. They have been involved in health issues affecting LGBTIQ people for the past fifteen years and, in addition to their work at Unisanté, work at the trans-counselling service of the Checkpoint Vaud of the PROFA foundation. 



Christine Bienvenu

Christine Bienvenu, French-speaking patient partner of SCAPE-1, SCAPE-2, and SCAPE-CH graduate of the University of Patients Paris/Sorbonne, social media and ePatient specialist 

Christine Bienvenu is an ePatient based in Lausanne, specialist in digital health, social media and online communities, who lives chronically with breast cancer. She created the Aspie Romandie group for people affected by Asperger's Syndrome (autism), the Seinplement Romand(e)s platform for people affected by breast cancer in the French speaking part of Switzerland, and the Suis(s)ePatiente blog to share her experiential knowledge.



Manuela Eicher

Manuela Eicher, co-investigator of SCAPE-1, SCAPE-2 and SCAPE-CH, professor and director of the University Institute of Training and Research in Patient Care (IUFRS) 

Manuela Eicher, holder of a PhD in Nursing Science, is a Professor and the Director of the IUFRS at the University of Lausanne and a research consultant in the Oncology Department at the University Hospital of Lausanne. Her research and teaching focus on supportive care in cancer including self-management support in cancer, the evaluation of unmet needs of cancer patients, the development of patient-reported measures in oncology, and public and patients involvement in cancer research. She founded in 2022 the Patient lab in oncology to ensure the inclusion of patient and public partners in cancer research for the development of healthcare systems that respond to today’s and tomorrow’s needs and challenges.



Aldo Fiscalini

 Aldo Fiscalini, Italian-speaking patient-partner of SCAPE-CH

Aldo Fiscalini is part of the SAKK Patient Advisory Board and has been a member of several support groups for many years. Through these, he is happy to share his cancer experience with other patients to help them and to contribute to the improvement of the follow-up care for people with cancer.



Ursula Ganz-Blättler

Ursula Ganz-Blättler, German-speaking patient-partner of SCAPE-2 and SCAPE-CH, historian and media critic

Ursula Ganz-Blättler is a historian and media critic, specialized in public activities and popular memory. As an advocate for cancer patients, she promotes parity in sustainable relationships between patients and physicians and wants to raise awareness about chronic cancer-related fatigue (CrF). She also participates in the SAKK Patient Advisory Board and the International Oncoplastic Breast Consortium OBC.



Isabelle Peytremann Bridevaux

Isabelle Peytremann Bridevaux, principal investigator of SCAPE-1 and co-investigator of SCAPE-2 and SCAPE-CH, professor and head physician of the Department of Epidemiology and Health Systems (DESS) at Unisanté, University Center for General Medicine and Public Health in Lausanne

Isabelle Peytremann Bridevaux holds a FMH specialization in internal medicine and prevention-public health. Prevention and management of chronic diseases and the consequent adaptation of health care systems and services are the focus of her scientific expertise. She launched in 2022 the Swiss Cohort of Health Professionals and Caregivers (SCOHPICA). One of its main objectives is to examine the causes of the departure of professionals who leave the health field and to identify the obstacles encountered in maintaining them in the profession. Another goal is to better understand the trajectories and experiences of family caregivers in order to identify the factors that lead to becoming a family caregiver and assuming this role over time.



Valérie Rezzonico

Valérie Rezzonico, SCAPE-CH collaborator at Unisanté, University Center for General Medicine and Public Health in Lausanne

Valérie Rezzonico holds a Bachelor's degree in psychology as well as a Master's degree in social and applied psychology (behavioral sciences) from the University of Geneva. Health promotion, risk prevention and behavior change are part of her interests. Implementing concrete interventions directly linked to the knowledge developed through research is very important to her. She is particularly interested in research on care experiences in order to improve patient care.