Scientific Board

Together with the board of directors and the SCDH management, sixteen representatives of associated scientific institutions shape the SCDH scientific orientation as a scientific board.

Thomas Abel, Dr. et PhD

Professor emeritus, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

Minou Afzali, Prof. Dr.

Deputy Head Institute of Design Research, Bern Academy of the Arts, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Head of Research, Swiss Center for Design and Health, Switzerland

Guido Beldi, Prof. M.D.

Chief Physician Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

Daniel Candinas, Prof. M.D.

Full Professor of Surgery with a focus on Visceral Surgery, Director of University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

William Fuhrer, Prof.

Professor of Urban Development and Mobility, Competence Lead Dencity, School of Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Sabine Hahn, Prof. et PhD, CNS, RN

Head of School Nursing, Division Head of Applied Research & Development in Nursing, School of Health Professions, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Deane Harder, Prof. Dr.

Professor of Economics, Business School, School of Health Professions, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Jürgen Holm, Prof. Dr.

Professor of Medical Informatics, Head of Institute for Medical Informatics, Bern University of Applied Sciences School of Engineering and Computer Science, Switzerland

Michael Lehmann, Prof. Dr.

Professor of Medical Informatics, Institute for Medical Informatics, Bern University of Applied Sciences School of Engineering and Computer Science, Switzerland

Julia Rehsmann, Dr.

Postdoctoral fellow, School Nursing Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Arne Scheuermann, Prof. Dr.

Head Institute of Design Research, Bern Academy of the Arts, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Scientific Director, Swiss Center for Design and Health, Switzerland

David Schwappach, Prof. Dr., MPH

Professor for Patient Safety, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

Sabine Strasser, Prof. Dr.

Director of the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Boris Szélpal, Prof. Dr.

Professor for Architecture and planning, Bern University of Applied Sciences School of Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering, Switzerland

Kim Oliver Tokarski, Prof. Dr.

Head Corporate Development, Bern University of Applied Sciences Business School, Switzerland

Klazine Van der Horst, Prof. Dr.

Division Head of Applied Research & Development in Nutrition and Dietetics, Bern University of Applied Sciences School of Health Professions, Switzerland