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27th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers27th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers

Sasa Jenko

Head of Sector, European Commission (EC)


Sasa Jenko Kokalj, Ph.D., Head of Sector, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, E3- Fighting infectious diseases and advancing public health.

Sasa holds a Ph.D. in biomedicine from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She was an EMBO fellow at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany and a Fulbright Scholar at UC Berkeley, USA. She later turned to a career in science policy and management, working as a Scientific Officer and currently as Head of Sector at the European Commission. Her initial portfolio was structural genomics and high-throughput technologies, then epigenomics and epigenetics, personalised medicine and currently public health research including health systems and services.

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