Priv.-Doz. Dr. phil. Matthis Krischel

Senior Lecturer
Department of the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine
Centre for Health and Society, Medical Faculty
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Phone: +49 211 81 06432
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Research Interests

History and ethics of medicine and of the life sciences, especially

 - Nazi medicine and its commemoration

 - History and ethics of human genetics

 - History and ethics of urology, venerology and sexology

 - Ethics and history of dentistry

Short Biography

2023 Habilitation for History and Philosophy of Medicine, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2022 Certified Coordinator for Ethics Consultation in Health Care (German Academy of Ethics in Medicine)
7/2022-8/2022 Visiting scholar, Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History, Munich
2019 Certified Ethics Consultant in Health Care (German Academy for Ethics in Medicine)
3/2018-5/2018 Visiting Scholar, Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
4/2017 Visiting Lecturer, Riga Stradiņš University, Latvia
1/2016-2/2016 Visiting scholar, Departamento de Ciencias Básicas de la Salud, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Since 2016 Lecturer at the Department of History, Theory and Ethics of Medicine, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2015 Lecturer, Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Georg August University Göttingen
2012-2015 Lecturer, Department of History, Theory and Ethics of Medicine, RWTH Aachen University; PI on a research project on the history of dentistry in Nazi Germany
2013 PhD in History and Philosophy of Medicine, Ulm University
2013 Herbert Lewin Research Prize, German Medical Association
2012 Earl Nation Retrospectroscope Award, American Urological Associattion
2009-2012 Research and teaching associate, Department of History, Theory and Ethics of Medicine, Ulm University; employed in the project "Evolution and Classification in Biology, Linguistics and the History of Science"
2007 M.A. in History of Science, University of Oklahoma
2002-2007 Studies in History of Science at Technischen Universität Berlin and the University of Oklahoma


For a list of publications, please refer to the German version of this page.

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