Dr Ferruccio Pelone

School: Centre for Health and Social Care Research

Job Title: Research Associate


Phone: 020 8266 6209

Location: SGUL Campus, GVR room 2.053A


Ferruccio Pelone graduated with a master's degree in Economics and Healthcare Management in 2007. He went on to do a PhD on the evaluation of technical efficiency in providing primary care, at the Department of Public Health, Population Medicine Unit, Catholic University "Sacro Cuore" (UCSC), Italy. Having completed his PhD, Ferrucio now works as a postdoctoral researcher.

Ferrucio has done research in the field of health economics and health services, including health care system performance assessment, efficiency analysis, healthcare quality indicators, systematic reviews on major public health concerns such as road traffic injury prevention and childhood obesity, care pathways as a tool for continuous quality improvement, and medical professionals' guidelines adherence.

In addition, he is active as a supervisor for junior researchers and provides lectures on topics related to his work. Since 2012, Ferrucio has worked as a Data Manager at the Italian Observatory of Health Care (Osservasalute), as well as at the website

His current research interests include systematic reviews, fundraising, and project management for international research projects on multidisciplinary topics, combining Public Health, Health Economics and Health Services Research.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PhD, Economics and Health Service Research, Department of Public Health; Catholic University "Sacro Cuore"
  • MSc, Economics and Healthcare Management , Department of Public Health; Catholic University "Sacro Cuore"

Professional experience

  • 2007 - 2014
    Research Assistant , Department of Public Health; Catholic University "Sacro Cuore"
  • 2011 - 2013
    Postdoc Health Services Researcher, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Research interests

Systematic reviews ; Interprofessional education ; Social care ; Fundraising ; Project management


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Reeves, Scott, Pelone, Ferruccio, Hendry, Julie, Lock, Nicholas, Marshall, Jayne, Pillay, Leontia and Wood, Ruth (2016) Using a meta-ethnographic approach to explore the nature of facilitation and teaching approaches employed in interprofessional education. Medical Teacher, 38(12), pp. 1221-1228. ISSN (print) 0142-159X

Richardson, Angela, Pedley, Gillian, Akhtar, Farrukh, Pelone, Ferruccio, Chang, Jacqueline, Muleya, Wilson and Greenwood, Nan (2016) Psychosocial interventions for people with young onset dementia and their carers: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, ISSN (print) 1041-6102 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Greenwood, Nan, Hassenkamp, Anne-Marie and Pelone, Ferruccio (2016) General practice based psychosocial interventions for supporting carers of people with dementia or stroke: a systematic review. BMC Family Practice, 17(3), ISSN (online) 1471-2296

D'Andrea, Elvira, Marzuillo, Carolina, Pelone, Ferruccio, De Vito, Corrado and Villari, Paolo (2015) Genetic testing and economic evaluations: a systematic review of the literature. Epidemiologia e Prevenzione, 39(4 S1), pp. 45-50. ISSN (print) 1120-9763

Pelone, Ferruccio, Reeves, Scott, Ioannides, Andreas, Emery, Claire, Titmarsh, Kumud, Jackson, Marcus, Hassenkamp, Anne Marie and Greenwood, Nan (2015) Interprofessional education in the care of people diagnosed with dementia: protocol for a systematic review. BMJ Open, 5(4), e007490. ISSN (online) 2044-6055

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