Sabine Oertelt-Prigione appointed Professor of Gender in Primary and Transmural Care

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Sabine Oertelt-Prigione is a physician specialized in internal medicine and public health. She has been working on the implications of sex and gender in biomedical and public health research since 2009 at the Institute of Gender in Medicine at Charité, Universitätsmedizin, in Berlin. She developed the first systematic database on sex and gender-specific literature and co-edited one of the first textbooks on gender medicine.

Sabine Oertelt-Prigione (1978), graduated from the Medical School, University of Milan, Italy in 2003 with honors. After that, she was trained as a specialist in Internal Medicine. In 2012 she obtained her Master of Science (Public Health) at the University of London / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In 2014, she obtained her PHD - magna cum laude - to Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. One year later she obtained her Habilitation (second promotion / postgraduate teaching license) Internal Medicine. In 2014 she won the Max Rubner Prize for Innovations of the Charité Foundation, for the first project in the field of sexual harassment in German hospitals.

Prof. Oertelt-Prigione (theme: Healthcare improvement science) will be working at the Department of Primary and Community Care, where she will research gender sensitive patient-oriented prevention and socio-cultural aspects of gender discrimination in care.


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