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Research at the Institute of Public Health

Research at the Institute of Public Health focuses on

  • Epidemiology (renal, cardiovascular, neuro)
  • Health services research
  • Methods and Meta-Research with the Mentoring-Program CONNECT
  • Innovation funds projects

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Research priorities of the Institute

Research at the Institute of Public Health (IPH) translates scientific findings into evidence-based and sustainable concepts for improving public health. The main research areas of the Institute are:

Kidney, neuro and cardiovascular epidemiology with the working groups and projects:

  • BIS - Berlin Initiative Study (Epidemiology of Kidney Function in Old Age
  • Epidemiological & Health services research on cardiovascular disease and meta-research on post-marketing studies
  • Migraine and Parkinson's Disease: effects and consequences for Public Health

Health care services research with the projects:

  • CDCare

Methods and Meta Research

  • with the working group CONVERGE - Causal methOds and NeuroVascular Epidemiology Research Group:
    • Neurovascular and neurodegenerative diseases as well as language development disorders of the nervous system
    • Methodological research and application
    • Meta research
    • Research on app-based applications
    • Gender-specific research

  •  with the mentoring program CONNECT - Connecting Researchers for Methods Exchange Training Initiative.

Climate Change and Health with the projects:

  • FHEED – Food Hygiene to reduce Environmental Enteric Dysfunction
  • FAARM – Food and Agricultural Approaches to Reducing Malnutrition
  • NURISHD – NURsing home and hospital food service – Implementation of Healthy and Sustainable Diets

In addition, the Institute is involved in the evaluation of four innovation funds projects:

  •  T-NAMSE: Improvement of care for people with rare diseases
  •  SMARTGEM: Mobile Migraine App
  •  ANNOTEM: Telemedicine
  •  NeTKoH: Telemedicine in rural areas

Our research is carried out in accordance with the Charité Satzung der Charité zur Sicherung guter wissenschaftlicher Praxis.

Publications at the IPH

Projects at the IPH

Completed projects (selection)

Project name


A Study to Evaluate Different Decision-Making Approaches Used by Women Known to be at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer (DMP-1)

Health Services Research

Epidemiologische Risiko-Scores als Instrumente des Wissenstransfers

Science Studies

Krankheitsvorstellungen und Krankheitserfahrungen von Ovarialkarzinompatientinnen

Health Services Research

Berufsprofil und Arbeitsfelder der Diätassistentinnen und Diätassistenten in Deutschland

Health Services Research

Sozialpolitische Entwicklungen und die Einführung neuer medizinischer Praktiken

Science Studies

Medizinische Versorgung von Menschen ohne legalen Aufenthaltsstatus in Berlin. Eine Befragung von Ärzt/innen in Berlin

Health Services Research

Evaluation des Projektes "Unsere Kommune ist demenzfreundlich"


Evaluation des Projektes "Menschen mit Demenz in der Kommune - Achtsamkeit und seelsorgerische Begleitung für Menschen mit Demenz"

Health Services Research

Gesundheitsförderung durch Empowerment von Frauen im Setting Stadtteil – Evaluation des Projekts Stadtteilmütter in Berlin-Kreuzberg

Health Services Research

Biobanks and the communication of risk knowledge: Interventions by researchers, practioners and artists

Science Studies

Research database

For more details please use the Charité research database.