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Sarah Hiltner PhD candidate

Sarah is currently a PhD researcher at the Department of Primary and Community Care. She investigates innovation in medical education with a special focus on the implementation of sex- and gender-sensitive knowledge.

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Sarah Hiltner PhD candidate

Sarah is currently a PhD researcher at the Department of Primary and Community Care. She investigates innovation in medical education with a special focus on the implementation of sex- and gender-sensitive knowledge. Sarah started her career as a physical therapist at the University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany. She continued to work as a physical therapist, while starting her studies of the social sciences at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany. She spent two semesters at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Calí and Bogotá, Colombia, subsequently finishing her BA with a thesis about ‘Representation of Sex and Gender in German Cardiology Textbooks’. The thesis was awarded the science price of the National Conference of GenderHealth in 2015. She continued her studies of sociology at the University of Potsdam, including one semester at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and finished with conducting her thesis on ‘Implementation Processes of Sex- and Gender-specific Medicine at European Universities’. She has worked as a researcher at the Dieter Scheffner Fachzentrum (Center for Education Research and evidence-based higher education) at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, as well as a student researcher at the Institute of Gender Medicine at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the German Centre of Gerontology in Berlin.

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2017: Poster award, “Gender-sensitivity Index for Medical Publications” (shared with Dr. Ulrike Uhlman), 35th Congress of the German Association of Female Medical Doctors, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015: Research Award Gender-Gesundheit
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2017: Poster award, “Gender-sensitivity Index for Medical Publications” (shared with Dr. Ulrike Uhlman), 35th Congress of the German Association of Female Medical Doctors, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015: Research Award Gender-Gesundheit
  • 2015: National Congress GenderHealth, Berlin, Germany

Additional functions

  • Member of the extended advisory board of the German Society of Gender Medicine (2017-present)
  • Member of the German Society of Gender Studies , member of the working groups
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Additional functions

  • Member of the extended advisory board of the German Society of Gender Medicine (2017-present)
  • Member of the German Society of Gender Studies , member of the working groups “Interdisciplinary“ and “Perspectives for Graduates of Gender Studies“ (2013-present)
  • Member of Lise.Meitner e.V. (2018-present)
  • Member of German Society of social medicine and prevention (2018-present)
  • Founding member of G3 network for Gender Medicine in Brandenburg (2017-present)
  • Member of the PhD Council of the RIHS (2018-present)

Field of study

Primary and Community Care

Chair

Sabine Oertelt-Prigione see research group

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

Ideally, every procedure in clinical practice and public health should take place based on proof, instead of intuition or 'experience'. Our aim is to innovate and personalize healthcare and public health. read more