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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 (retired), Health Sciences, MIN Faculty, University of Hamburg
Bestselling Author and Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich Chair

MA Jeffrey M. HUNGER

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

2016 Ph.D. Social Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
2011 M.A. Psychological Research, California State University, Fullerton
2009 B.A. Psychology, Summa Cum Laude with High Distinction, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Dr. Ian JOHNSON

Emeritus Fellow, Institute of Food Research, Norwich

1974-1976 PostDoc Research Associate, Westfield College, London University,London
1976-1979 PostDoc Research Fellow, Department of Biology, University of York
1979-2014 Research Leader, Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park
since 2015 Emeritus Fellow, Institute of Food Research, Norwich

Teppo JÄRVINEN

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

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

Ph.D. Diana MIGLIORETTI

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

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

Dr. med. Ingrid MÜHLHAUSER

Professor (retired), Health Sciences, MIN Faculty, University of Hamburg

 Fachärztin für Innere Medizin, Diabetologie, Endokrinologie
1971-1977 Medizinstudium, Promotion zum Dr. med. univ., Universität Wien
1977-1978 Assistenzärztin, Chirurgische u. Innere Abteilungen des Kaiserin Elisabeth Spitals, Wien
1978-1982 Assistenzärztin und Wissenschaftliche Assistentin, II. Medizinischen Klinik der Universität Wien
1982-1996 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Medizinische Kliniken, Universität Düsseldorf, Klinik für Stoffwechselkrankheiten und Ernährung (WHO Collaborating Centre for Diabetes)
1993 Universität Düsseldorf, Habilitation und Venia legendi für Innere Medizin mit Schwerpunkt Gesundheitserziehung
1996-2003 Gastärztin an der Medizinischen Klinik der Universität Düsseldorf
1996-2019 Universitätsprofessur für Gesundheit, Universität Hamburg

Dr. Werner BARTENS

Bestselling Author and Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich

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

Health Symposium

show timetable

21.08.2016

15:30 - 16:15OpeningPlenary
16:15 - 17:30The Best for the Individual – the Essentials for AllPlenary
17:30 - 18:00Meet the Speaker: Heather Dewey-HagborgPlenary
17:30 - 18:00Meet the Speaker: Leroy Hood and Calum MacKellarPlenary
18:00 - 20:00ReceptionSocial

22.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30Old and New Myths in MedicinePlenary
08:45 - 10:00Redefining Competences in an “Enlightened” Healthcare SystemPlenary
10:00 - 10:30Introduction to the Themes of the Breakout SessionsPlenary
12:00 - 12:15Digital Pioneers in the Health SectorBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 01: Dexhelpp – Decision Support for Health Policy and PlanningBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 02: Active@Home – Playful Training for People With DementiaBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 03: Ipso-Ecare – a Human-Powered Empathy Engine at ScaleBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 04: healthbank – A Citizen-Owned Health Data Transaction PlatformBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 05: GivMed – Help Others Using Your Smartphone: Medicine Donations RedefinedBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 06: MyMind – Leveraging Technology to Innovate the Landscape of Mental Health CareBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 07: AnneEli – Multilingual Digital Assistance for a Healthy PregnancyBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 08: xMEDx – Online Consultancy from PhysiciansBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 09: Be My Eyes – Connecting the Visually Impaired with Seeing PeopleBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 10: Video Interpreting in the Health SectorBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 11: dacadoo – Health and Lifestyle CoordinatorBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Reception on the HillSocial

23.08.2016

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