Ana Rath

INSERM US14 – Orphanet

Ana Rath is a medical doctor with a background in general surgery and a Masters degree in Philosophy. She oriented her career to medical information in 1997 and joined Orphanet ( in 2005. She acts as managing editor of the Topic Advisory Group on rare diseases at the World Health Organization. She chairs the Orphanet rare diseases ontology (ORDO: Ana is the current Director of Orphanet and the coordinator of RD-ACTION, the EU Joint Action for rare diseases (2015-2018). She chairs the Orphanet Rare Disease Ontology (ORDO).