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Old and New Myths in Medicine

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

Subjective truths regarding health originate from pre-scientific times and persist in medicine and society today. Modern communication facilitates the dissemination of unproven theories and false expectations in unprecedented ways. How can enlightenment replace superstition?

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
Emeritus Fellow, Institute of Food Research, Norwich
Clinical professor and Chief Surgeon, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital
Dean and Professor, Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Davis
Professor, Health Sciences, MIN Faculty, University of Hamburg
Bestselling Author and Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich

MA Jeffrey M. HUNGER

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara

Ph.D. Social Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara M.A. Psychological Research, California State University, Fullerton
2016
2011

Dr. Ian JOHNSON

Emeritus Fellow, Institute of Food Research, Norwich

PostDoc Research Associate, Westfield College, London University,London PostDoc Research Fellow, Department of Biology, University of York Research Leader, Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park
1974-1976
1976-1979
1979-2014

Array Teppo JÄRVINEN

Clinical professor and Chief Surgeon, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital

MD, University of Tampere PhD, University of Tampere Docent (Adjunct professor), University of Tampere Senior researcher, Department of Surgery, University of Tampere Surgical/Orthopedic Resident Orthopaedic trauma Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Clinical Scientist/Researcher, Academy of Finland
1997
1999
2002
1999-2007
2004-2014
2008-2009
2007-2014

Ph.D. Diana MIGLIORETTI

Dean and Professor, Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Davis

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Assistant Scientific Investigator, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative Associate Scientific Investigator, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Visiting Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco Senior Scientific Investigator, Group Health Research Institute (formerly the Center for Health Studies), Group Health Cooperative Affiliate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington
2000-2006
2000-2005
2005-2009
2006-2010
2007-2008
2009
2010-2013

Dr. Ingrid MÜHLHAUSER

Professor, Health Sciences, MIN Faculty, University of Hamburg

Medical Faculty, Student, University Vienna, Austria Physician inTtraining, Departments of Surgery and Internal Medicine of the Kaiserin Elisabeth Hospital, Vienna, Austria Medical Doctor, Research Fellow, University Hospital Vienna , II. Medical Department, Vienna, Austria Internal Medicine, Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Habilitation (PhD) and Venia legendi for Internal Medicine Department of Metabolic Diseases and Nutrition, University Hospital Düsseldorf, (WHO Collaborating Centre for Diabetes)
1971-1977
1977-1978
1978-1982
1982-1996
1982-1996

Dr. Werner BARTENS

Bestselling Author and Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich

United States Medical Licensing Examination Research, National Health Institut, Bethesda, USA Dr. med.,Freiburg Assistant Doctor, Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Freiburg & Würzburg Mag., History, German philology Post Doc, Max-Planck-Institute, Immune Biology, Freiburg Interpreter,Co-Auhtor WDR-Soap Opera, Book Author & Freelance Journalist: SZ, ZEIT, FAZ und TAZ Editor, Badischen Zeitung, Magazine/Report & Medicine
1992
1992-1993
1993
1994-1995
1995
1995-1996
1997-1999
2000-2005

Health Symposium

show timetable

21.08.2016

15:30 - 16:15 Opening Plenary
16:15 - 17:30 The Best for the Individual – the Essentials for All Plenary
17:30 - 18:00 Meet the Speaker: Leroy Hood and Calum MacKellar Plenary
17:30 - 18:00 Meet the Speaker: Heather Dewey-Hagborg Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Reception Social

22.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30 Old and New Myths in Medicine Plenary
08:45 - 10:00 Redefining Competences in an “Enlightened” Healthcare System Plenary
10:00 - 10:30 Introduction to the Themes of the Breakout Sessions Plenary
12:00 - 12:15 Digital Pioneers in the Health Sector Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 01: Dexhelpp – Decision Support for Health Policy and Planning Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 02: Active@Home – Playful Training for People With Dementia Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 03: Ipso-Ecare – a Human-Powered Empathy Engine at Scale Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 04: healthbank – A Citizen-Owned Health Data Transaction Platform Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 05: GivMed – Help Others Using Your Smartphone: Medicine Donations Redefined Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 06: MyMind – Leveraging Technology to Innovate the Landscape of Mental Health Care Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 07: AnneEli – Multilingual Digital Assistance for a Healthy Pregnancy Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 08: xMEDx – Online Consultancy from Physicians Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 09: Be My Eyes – Connecting the Visually Impaired with Seeing People Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 10: Video Interpreting in the Health Sector Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 11: dacadoo – Health and Lifestyle Coordinator Breakout
15:00 - 18:00 Reception on the Hill Social

23.08.2016

02:30 - 06:00 Sunrise Hike with Peter Habeler to Gratlspitz Social
07:00 - 08:45 Digitised Medicine: Can More Data Improve Healing? Plenary
09:15 - 11:00 Electronic Patient Data in Clinical Routine Plenary
11:15 - 13:00 Health Talk: Nutrition, Health & Co – a Mouseclick Away? Social
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 05: Generation G Partner
13:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 02: Connected Health Care – the Future of Patient Management Partner
13:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 03: Diabesity – Individualised Medicine Versus Macro Environment Partner
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 04: The Best Health Care System in the World. Myth or Fact? Partner
13:30 - 16:00 Partner Session 01: Vaccination in Austria – Status Quo and Quo Vadis Partner
15:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 06: World Café on Possible Benefits of the Implementation of ELGA in Austria Partner
15:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 07: Health and Migration Partner
15:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 08: The Helping Hands – Changing Roles of Professionals in a Modern Health System Partner