Sociologist, researcher, CNRS
Contact : pierre-andre.juven(at)cnrs.fr
Pierre-André Juven is a sociologist and researcher with the CNRS (section 36) attached to the Cermes3 (Centre for research on medicine, science, health, mental health, and society) and a member of the Institute for Research and Innovation in Society (Ifris). His work focuses on health policies and on controversies concerning economic calculation.
He does research on the crises in public hospitals and on the costs of therapeutic innovations against cancer. He was awarded The World of University Research prize in 2015. He has published ”Une Santé qui compte? Les coûts et les tarifs controversés de l’hôpital public” with Presses Universitaires de France (2016). In 2019, he published two books, the first co-authored with Fanny Vincent and Frédéric Pierru, “La casse du siècle. À propos des réformes de l’hôpital public” (Raisons d’agir), the second edited with Patrick Castel and Audrey Vézian, “Les politiques de lutte contre le cancer” (Presses de l’EHESP).
In addition, he was awarded funding from the National Cancer Institute (INCa) in 2018 for a research project entitled “The sociology of controversies surrounding the cost of cancer drugs and their effects on health organisations in France”.