Martina Valente

In 2017 Martina graduated in Biological Sciences (BA) from Università del Piemonte Orientale in Alessandria (Italy). After the bachelor’s degree, she moved to The Netherlands to attend the research master’s in Global Health (MSc) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Martina obtained a PhD at the Athena Institute (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), and she gained experience in research, education and supervision of students in the field of global health.

Martina works at CRIMEDIM as a postdoctoral research fellow. She is mainly involved in the Doctoral Program in Global Health, Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Medicine: she provides lectures on research methods, collaborates with the coordination and organization of the PhD program, and provides ongoing support to PhD students throughout their research projects.

Besides that, Martina is involved in other research-related activities and lectures at CRIMEDIM, and she contributes to designing new research directions.