Meet the Chairs of Berlin 2022
Reinhard Busse, MPH, FFPH
Chair of the 15th European Public Health Conference
Dr. Reinhard Busse is Professor and Head of the Department of Health Care Management at the Berlin University of Technology (Germany). He is one of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies’ co-directors and Head of the Berlin hub. He is also a member of several scientific advisory boards and a regular consultant for the European Commission, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, WHO, other international organizations within Europe and beyond, and national health and research institutions.
His research focuses on methods and contents of comparative health system analysis and assessment as well as health services (with an emphasis on hospitals, human resources, cross-border care, health reforms in Germany, the role of the European Union, financing and payment mechanisms, and disease management), health economics and health technology assessment. Since 2011, he has been Editor in Chief of the international peer-reviewed journal Health Policy. Since 2012, he has been Director of the Berlin Centre of Health Economics Research, one of four centres in Germany funded by the Federal Ministry of Research. Since 2015, he has also been Speaker of the Board of the newly founded interuniversity Berlin School of Public Health. In 2016/2017, he was President of the German Health Economics Association.
Verena Vogt, MSc
Chair of the International Scientific Committee of the 15th EPH Conference
Dr. Verena Vogt is junior professor for health care services research and quality management in the ambulatory care sector in the Faculty of Economics and Management at Technische Universität Berlin (Germany). In 2017, she was a visiting scholar at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy (MCHP), University of Sydney. Before her appointment as junior professor, Verena was a research fellow at the Berlin University of Technology’s Department of Health Care Management and the Berlin Centre of Health Economics Research (BerlinHECOR). Her research activities focus on identifying practice-based care pathways and measuring low-value care in German routine data. In addition, she is exploring causes and effects of regional variation and social inequalites in health and health care and involved in evaluating innovative care projects for persons with multi-morbidity. In addition to her research activities, Verena is involved in teaching core modules at master levels in Public Health.