Levka Dahmen, economics and medical student Levka Dahmen, economics and medical student
Double degree means double benefits
  • Appreciates interdisciplinarity as additional benefit
  • Reckons that as a doctor in the making she needs to know about economic correlations as well
  • Studies Medicine and Business Economics / Management B.A.
Levka Dahmen, economics and medical student Levka Dahmen, economics and medical student
Double degree means double benefits
  • Appreciates interdisciplinarity as additional benefit
  • Reckons that as a doctor in the making she needs to know about economic correlations as well
  • Studies Medicine and Business Economics / Management B.A.
Helping as a principle Helping as a principle
Helping as a principle
  • Studying medicine
  • Helping refugees in Jordan
  • Founding the Al Salam Help Foundation e.V. at Witten/Herdecke University
Faculty of Health

What defines us

Personality is most important
All under one roof
Social Commitment
Joint research

The Faculty of Health combines the four disciplines “Medicine”, “Dentistry”, “Nursing Science” and “Psychology” under one roof – thus being the only institution of this kind in Germany.

We are convinced that a joint academic environment shared by various disciplines and professions will lead to a more intensive and convincing work on future topics of modern health care. It is our passion to create and foster this academic environment.

Here is more information (in German) on what this faculty is standing for – on what we aim to achieve – on who is responsible – on who co-operates with us – on how we have organized the faculty.

Our degree programmes

Research at the Faculty of Health is interdisciplinary and translational, i.e. it is always geared towards a lively exchange between research laboratory and clinical use. The faculty’s research focus is on Integrative and Personalized Health Care (IPHC). In this context, various projects are implemented in all areas of health research, from basic research to clinical research and health outcomes research. 

More information (in German).

Publications and current research results

Year
Title
Author
Type
2021
Prospective International Multicenter Pelvic Floor Study: Short-Term Follow-Up and Clinical Findings for Combined Pectopexy and Native Tissue Repair

Noé GK, Schiermeier S, Papathemelis T, Fuellers U, Khudyakovd A, Altmann HH, Borowski S, Morawski PP, Gantert M, De Vree B, Tkacz Z, Ugarteburu RG, Anapolski M.

Article
2021
Human Papillomavirus-type distribution in anogenital lesions of prepubertal children

Braun SA, Silling S, Schloer SM, Hofmann SC, Fritzen B, Oellig F, Lehmann P, Homey B, Assaf C, Emmert S, Fölster-Holst R, Tigges C, Wieland U, Kreuter A.

Article
2021
Genital Prolapse Surgery: What Options Do We Have in the Age of Mesh Issues?

Noé GK.

Article
2021
Comparative in vitro study of the cleaning efficacy of AirFloss ultra and I-Prox Sulcus brushes in an orthodontic phantom model

Boes H, Brüstle S, Danesh G, Zimmer S, Bizhang M

Scientific article (journals)
2021
The European Perspective on the Management of Acute MajorHemorrhage and Coagulopathy after Trauma: Summary of the 2019 Updated European Guideline

Maegele M.

Article
2021
Antecedents of individuals concerns regarding hygiene in hospitals and the decision to postpone surgeries during the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a cross-sectional online-survey in Germany

Ostermann T, Gampe J, Röer JP, Radtke T.

Article
2021
Mysterious ECG with a simple explanation in a preterm infant

Krüger C.

Article
2021
Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is strongly associated with lower cardiovascular risk factors in firefighters: a cross-sectional study in a German fire brigade

Strauss M, Foshag P, Jehn U, Brzęk A, Littwitz H, Leischik R.

Article
2021
Measles Virus as an Oncolytic Immunotherapy

Engeland CE, Ungerechts G.

Article
2021
Complement inhibition initiated recovery of a severe myasthenic crisis with COVID-19

Hofstadt-van Oy U, Stankovic S, Kelbel C, Oswald D, Larrosa-Lombardi S, Barchfeld T, Cleff U.

Article
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Schools

Four schools belong to our faculty. They all offer degree programmes and engage in research. More information on all schools except of Psychology/Psychotherapy is only available in German at the moment.

Students of all Schools have organized themselves in student councils and always find new ways of disseminating their ideas and initiatives in the world. Everybody interested in working on the key issues concerning the future and in participating in the daily challenges of our academic self-administration, as well as everybody wishing to intervene constructively and provide genuine input is welcome here. Learn more about student involvement at Witten/Herdecke University.

More information (in German)

You are aiming at achieving further academic qualification? The Faculty of Health with its four Schools offers an extraordinary broad range of subjects and in-depth scientific research. If you have successfully acquired the corresponding degrees, you will have the chance of evolving your scientific knowledge. The faculty has the right to award the following doctorates:

  • Dr. med. (Medicine)
  • Dr. med. dent. (Dentistry)
  • Dr. rer. medic. (Health Sciences)
  • Dr. phil. (Psychology and Nursing Science)
  • Dr. rer. nat. (Natural Sciences/Biomedicine)

We also offer the possibility to acquire a PhD degree in Nursing Science and Biomedicine. Scientists aiming at achieving further qualification after their doctorate are able to acquire postdoctoral degrees at all four Schools. Here is more information.

More information (in German)

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Die Universität Witten/Herdecke ist durch das NRW-Wissenschaftsministerium unbefristet staatlich anerkannt und wird – sowohl als Institution wie auch für ihre einzelnen Studiengänge – regelmäßig akkreditiert durch: