The Lc65+ study is being conducted within the Department of Epidemiology and Health systems of the Center for Primary Care and Pulic Health (Unisanté, University of Lausanne).
Dr ès Sc. Yves Henchoz, PD
Research group leader
Department of epidemiology and health systems
Center for Primary Care and Public Health (Unisanté)
Route de la Corniche 10, CH-1010 Lausanne
The Lc65+ team ensures the collection, processing and storage of administrative and scientific data.
The executive board leads and coordinates all interactions between the collaborators of the Lc65+ team.
The steering board supports the executive committee in strategic decisions and ensures that ethical, institutional and legal requirements are met.
The function of the thematic groups is to promote the use of data by developing research and public health missions in several themes. They also contribute to the evaluation and processing of external requests for scientific data extraction.
External advisory board
The function of the external advisory board is to advise the steering board once a year on scientific and public policy aspects. Every 3-4 years the composition of the external advisory board is extended to the international level.
Participant engagement committee
The participant engagement committee ensures that the needs and expectations of Lc65+ participants are taken into account. It also enriches the links between the Lc65+ team and the participants.
Since its start in 2004, the Lc65+ study has been funded exclusively by public funds or non-profit organizations.
The following institutions have contributed:
The Lc65+ study was initiated and maintained for more than 15 years by Prof. Brigitte Santos-Eggimann.