Welcome to the Junior Professorship for Healthcare and E-Health

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© RUB, Fabian Tode

The junior professorship for Health and E-Health researches the impact of digitization on the healthcare sector. It focuses on questions of how (digital) technology can be developed and designed in a participatory manner and which factors affect the implementation of digital technology and how.


New Contribution

Prof. Dr. Merkel's recent contribution to the Ruhr University's social science news is now accessible online.

Project Published Online

The website for the project "Digi Health Start" is now publically available. Access its homepage here.

Kick-off event to the project „Healthcare Startup Ökosystem NRW 2020“

The kick-off event took place in Bochum's Rotunde on December 1, and was streamed live on YouTube. The recording is found here.



Room GD E1/155

Phone: 0234 32 25411


Consultation hours

Fridays from 1 pm. Consultation takes place online. Please register in advance by mail.

Upcoming Lectures

None scheduled at the moment. Find information about past lectures here.