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Dr Christian Heidl

Past Visitor

Christian Heidl was James Martin visitor and research assistant (EAST-Project) at Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from January 2011 to August 2011.

He is currently a senior research assistant and lecturer (gerontology) at Research Institute IDC at Wilhelm Löhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Christian is trained as a male nurse and holds a diploma degree in care management and a master degree in health science (MSc).

He was a research assistant at Interdisciplinary Center for Technology Assessment and Public Health (IZPH) at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuernberg and received his doctoral degree in gerontology/health science from Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg in August 2017.

His main research is on happiness and well-being of elderly people (lifespan) and on technical assistance systems in inpatient and outpatient care settings. Furthermore, he is interested in public health and quantitative and qualitative research methods. While at OIPA he focused on happiness and life satisfaction in old age and on European Ageing Countries in Transition (EAST-Project).