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Prof. Dr. Adelheid Kuhlmey

Director of the Institute

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

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Expertise

  • Demographic change and consequences for the development of the healthcare system
  • Health and nursing care of the elderly/ healthcare research
  • Gender comparison of aging and health
  •  Health promotion in the elderly
  • Familial support in old age/ care-providing relatives
  • Professionalization, academization, and professional opportunities in healthcare professions and nursing
  • Quality of life in shared-housing arrangements
  • Tablet-Supported Activation of Dementia Patients in Nursing Homes

Additional information

Selected Publications

  • Gellert, Paul; Detel, Sibylle; Ernsting, Clemens; Steko, Monika; Kuhlmey, Adelheid (2016): Development and psychometric properties of a health knowledge test on six chronic conditions. Patient Education and Counseling. 99(12), pp. 2034-2042
  • Gellert, Paul; Ernsting, Clemens; Salm, Florian; Oedekoven, Monika; Kanzler, Melanie; Kuhlmey, Adelheid (2017). Disease-specific knowledge in individuals with and without chronic conditions. Journal of Public Health. pp. 1-6
  • Andreas H. Guse, A.H.; Kuhlmey A.: Modellstudiengänge in der Medizin - Lehrinnovationen am Beispiel der Studiengänge in Hamburg und Berlin, Bundesgesundheitsblatt, February 2018, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp. 132–140

Vita Prof. Dr. Adelheid Kuhlmey

  • Since 2014   Vice Dean of Studies
  • Since 2010   Scientific Director of the CharitéCenter for Human and Health Sciences of the CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Since 2002   Director of the Institute for Medical Sociology at the Center for Human and Health  Sciences of the CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Since 1999   Member of the Expert Commission for Evaluating Healthcare Development
  • Since 1997   Member of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Federal Reporting Commission on Aging
  • 1998-2002   Professor of Gerontology and Medical Sociology in the Department of Healthcare at the Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel University of Applied Sciences
  • 1996-1998   Professor for Gerontology and Medical Sociology at the Neubrandenburg University of  Applied Sciences
  • 1993-1996   Executive Director of the Institute for Medical Sociology at Charité
  • 1980-1992   Research associate in the Department of Gerontology and Medical Sociology, Charité Medical School, Humboldt-University of Berlin)
  • 1990           University teaching position and Facultas docendi for Gerontology/ Medical Sociology
  • 1984             Dissertation on a topic in social gerontology
  • 1975-1980   Course of studies at the Humboldt-University of Berlin

Functions / offices

  • Member of the German Ethics Council
  • Member of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Federal Reporting Commission on Aging
  • Member of the Expert Commission for Evaluating Healthcare Development
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
  • Member of the German Society of medical Sociology (DGMS)
  • Member of the German Society for Medical Psychology (DGMP)
  • Member of the German Society for Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
  • Member of the Berlin School of Public Health
  • Member of the Berlin Center for Gender Research in Medicine (GiM)



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