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Department of Health Services Research

Institute of Public Health and Nursing Research


Research Interests

Health Services Research

Evidence based Public Health

Patient-oriented health services

Health Technology Assessment

Complex Interventions

Key Publications

Gerhardus A, Becher H, Groenewegen P, Mansmann U, Meyer T, Pfaff H, Puhan M, Razum O, Rehfuess E, Sauerborn R, Strech D, Wissing F, Zeeb H, Hummers-Pradier E. 2016. Applying for, reviewing and funding public health research in Germany and beyond. Health Res Policy Syst. 14(1):43. doi: 10.1186/s12961-016-0112-5.

Janssen IM, Scheibler F, Gerhardus A. 2016. Importance of hemodialysis-related outcomes: comparison of ratings by a self-help group, clinicians, and health technology assessment authors with those by a large reference group of patients. Patient Prefer Adherence. 10:2491-2500. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S122319.

Hofmann B, Oortwijn W, Bakke Lysdahl K, Refolo P, Sacchini D, van der Wilt GJ, Gerhardus A. 2015. Integrating ethics in health technology assessment: many ways to Rome. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 31(3):131-7. doi: 10.1017/S0266462315000276.

Gaertner J, Weingärtner V, Lange S, Hausner E, Gerhardus A, Simon ST, Voltz R, Becker G, Schmacke N. 2015. The Role of End-of-Life Issues in the Design and Reporting of Cancer Clinical Trials: A Structured Literature Review. PLoS One. 10(9):e0136640. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136640.

Kristensen FB, Gerhardus A. 2010. Health Technology Assessments: what do differing conclusions tell us? BMJ 341: 1029-31.

Key Experience

President of the German Asscociation for Public Health