Michel Rotily
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  • Phone : 0608765826
  • Location : France, France
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Michel Rotily MD, PhD

Course and current status


Nov. 2005-Present

  • Senior consultant in epidemiology, public heath and pharmacoeconomics


Sept. 2000 – Oct. 2005

Scientific and medical director (Clinsearch, Bagneux, France), CRO, phase III-IV and post-market studies for pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Responsibility: networking with KOL, business development, study design, staff training, SOP design for epidemiology, scientific review, medical writing. Type of studies: epidemiological observational studies and interventional studies, epidemiological registries, randomized clinical trials.

Jan. 1993 – Aug. 2000

Senior researcher in epidemiology (INSERM unit 379-Institut Paoli Calmettes, Epidemiology and social sciences applied to medical innovation, Marseille, France): study design, analysis and scientific writing epidemiology and pharmacoeconomics. Type of studies: prevalence, cohorts, cost-benefit and cost-efficiency analysis, KABP study.

Scientific director (Southeastern France Center for Disease Control ORS-PACA, Marseille, France): epidemiological surveillance.

Consultant in clinical research (Center of Clinical Research (CIC), University Hospital of Marseille, France): design, statistical analysis, project direction, and communication of results. Therapeutic Area: Nephrolithiasis and Nutrition. Type of study: randomized nutrition intervention trial.

Sept. 1990 – Jan. 1993

Manager and scientific director (CAREPS, Epidemiology and Health Prevention, Grenoble, France): networking with KOL, participation in national and local working groups in Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, study design and scientific review, staff managing and training, review of statistical analysis plans, medical writing, grant research and fund raising. Main Therapeutic areas: environmental health, immunization and cancer, orphan diseases. Type of studies: KABP studies, case-control, prevalence, epidemiological surveillance, registry, cross-sectional, literature review.

Apr. 1990 – Aug. 1990

Visiting fellow in nutrition epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, granted by the British Medical Research Council - INSERM, London, UK):  performing a typology of food dietary intakes in European countries – research paper published.

Jan. 1989- Mar. 1990

Associate professional officer in the nutrition division (Food and Agricultural Organization, United Nations, Roma, Italy): in charge of the design, preparation (paper reviews and experts’ interviews) and writing of nutrition country profiles for French-Speaking African countries and Southeast Asia; organizing a workshop on nutrition surveillance and rapid alert in South-West Africa.

Jan. 1986 – Dec. 1988

Researcher in epidemiology and clinical research (INSERM unit 315, Physiopathology of digestive diseases, Marseille, France): study design, data collection, quality control, statistical analysis and medical writing on dietary factors and alcohol cirrhosis (case-control study).

Consultant in epidemiology (University Hospital of Marseille, France): in charge of the data quality control and database organization and maintenance of the hepato-gastroenterology clinics.

Feb. 1983 – Dec. 1985

Medical consultant in emergency medicine and manager (SOS Médecins, Marseille, France):  practice of emergency medicine, meeting with clinics and local authorities, operational and human resources management, accounting, administration. 

Jan. 1982 – Jan. 1983

Medical consultant in diving medicine (French Navy, Toulon, France): medical follow up of deep scuba divers.



  • Ability to quickly and effectively adapt to a changing work environment and competing priorities, and to thrive in a high pressure environment
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Supervisory experience, with aptitude for active listening, negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Talent in cultivating trustful relationships with KOL, health service providers and academics, pharmaceutical industry, community agencies
  • Experience in managing research budgets, and in coordinating projects at national and international (European) level
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively
  • Taste for challenges



  • Sensitivity to cultural issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally to varied audiences
  • Experience in writing scientific papers and reports, oral communications, literature reviews, memos and executives summaries



  • Mother language: French
  • Fluent reading/listening/speaking/writing of English
  • Intermediate Listening/speaking and basic reading/writing of Italian


Computer Science

  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Word processing (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Statistical analysis packages (SAS, STATA, Epi-Info), Internet research tools.


  • Qualification in Public Health, 1999, National Council of Medicine

Scientific summary


  • 1998 – 2001: Ph.D. Epidemiology, University of Aix-Marseille III, France
  • 1992: Nutrition education. Summer School of Athens University-WHO, Greece
  • 1991: Economics and sociology applied to health program evaluation, Summer School of Paris-Sud 11, France
  • 1990: Nutritional epidemiology, Summer School, University of Southampton, UK
  • 1990: Advanced epidemiological methods, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  • 1986-1987: MSc (DEA) Nutrition University of Aix-Marseille II, France.
  • 1984-1987: MSc Epidemiology, University of Aix-Marseille II and Paris-Sud 11, France
  • 1975-1983: Medical Degree (MD), University of Aix-Marseille II, France.



  • > 60 PubMed referenced papers
  • > 100 oral/posters, > 100 reports



Feb. 1997 – Sep. 2001: Member of the Scientific Commission for Research on Viral Hepatitis (French Agency for AIDS and Viral Hepatitis Research-ANRS, managed by Pr. M. Kazatchkine).

Jan. 1996 – Sep. 1999: Member of the Scientific Board (Center of Clinical Investigation (CIC), National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), University Hospital of Marseille, France, managed by Pr. JP. Bernard and Pr Y. Berland).

Jan. 1997 – Sep. 1999: Member of the Scientific Board (Federative Institute of Research in Nutrition, University of Aix-Marseille II, France, managed by Pr. P. Vague).

Jan. 1995 – Sep. 1999: Member of the Scientific Board (South-Eastern Network for Hepatitis C, Marseille, France, managed by Pr. A. Gauthier).

1999: Member of the national scientific committee (collective expertise) on Vaccination, gathered by the INSERM.

1998: Member of the national scientific committee on “Screening of viral hepatitis C in blood transfusion”, gathered by the Ministry of health and social affairs.


  • Master Degree of Pharmacoeconomics (University Claude Bernard-Lyon II, France)
  • President of the Jury of Epidemiology at the National School of Statistics Applied to Information (ENSAI, Rennes, France) in 2002 and 2005
  • School of Industrial Biology (Cergy, France)
  • Master Degree of Engineers in Environmental Health (University of Aix-Marseille III, France, Pr. C. Monleau)
  • Master Degree in Infectious diseases (University of Aix-Marseille II, France, Pr. D. Raoult)
  • University Degree of AIDS care (University of Aix-Marseille II, France, Pr. H. Gallais)
  • University Degree of alcohol care management (University of Aix-Marseille II, France, Pr. D. Botta-Fridlund)
  • Master Degree of Economics and Environment (University of Aix-Marseille III, France, Pr. JP. Durbec)

Supervision of students working on research projects, analysis, literature review in epidemiology, health assessment, health economics :

  • National School of Statistics and Information Analysis (ENSAI, Rennes): 1997-1999
  • Master Degree of Engineer for Environmental Health (University of Aix-Marseille III, Pr. C. Monleau) : 1994-1997
  • Master Degree of Economics (GREQAM, Marseille) : 1994
  • Master Degree of methods in analysis of health systems (Universities of Lyon-Marseille) : 1993
  • Master Degree of public health policy- PROGIS (School of Political Sciences, Grenoble) : 1996
  • Master Degree of Mathematics (University of Aix-Marseille II) : 1997-1998
  • Master Degree of Epidemiology, Grenoble : 1991-1993
  • Master Degree of Economics and Management of Health Systems (University of Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris) : 1999
  • Four Theses in Medicine (University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble): 1991-1993
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