Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Quelle: Deutscher Ethikrat/Foto: Reiner Zensen
Prof. Gabriele Meyer
Gabriele Meyer is professor for Health & Nursing Sciences at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and director of the Institute for Health & Nursing Sciences.
Before she moved to Halle (Saale) in 2013, she had appointments as full professor at the University of Witten/Herdecke and as assistance professor (Juniorprofessor) at the University of Bremen. Gabriele Meyer started her academic career at the University of Hamburg after she finished the studies of teacher training, upper secondary level/vocational schools, Health Science and German language. In 2004, she defended her doctoral thesis (Dr. phil. with summa cum laude). She is a state examined nurse and worked in hospitals and community nursing for more than ten years.
Research interests are development and evaluation of complex interventions; epidemiology of nursing problems, e.g. dementia-related care needs in nursing homes and home care nursing; mobility, joint contractures, use of physical restraints and psychotropic medication in nursing homes, advance care planning.
Selected in-house positions are Vice Dean for Gender Affairs; Member of the Ethics Committee; Member of the Doctorate Committee. Selected external scientific positions are president of the European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS); Member of the National Advisory Board for the Assessment of the Development of the German Health Care System (Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der Entwicklung im Gesundheitswesen); Corresponding Board Member of the German Network of Evidence-based Medicine (DNEbM); Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Evidence and Quality in Health Care (ZEFQ).
Dr. Almuth Berg
Almuth Berg currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Health & Nursing Sciences at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany. She is a state examined nurse and holds a Diploma in Nursing and Health Science. In 2014, she defended her doctoral thesis (Dr. rer. medic.) at the same Institute.
Both her primary research and teaching activities focus on evidence-based nursing (EBN) and clinical nursing research, with special interest in the care of older persons. She worked on various research projects on the development and evaluation of non-pharmacological interventions to improve the care of nursing home residents.