Birgit Metzler

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Birgit Metzler MA

Health and Society

Health Expert

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The sociologist (master's degree, University of Vienna) has joined the scientific staff of the Competence Centre for Health Promotion in Hospitals and Health Care at Gesundheit Österreich GmbH in 2017. Before that, she worked as a research assistant at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the Sociology of Health and Medicine and at the Danube University Krems in projects concentrating on health and migration. At the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Health Promotion Research, her responsibilities included activities for regional, national and international networks of health promoting health care services. Her current work focuses on the scientific and strategic support of the Vienna Alliance for Health Promotion in Health Care Services and the Austrian and International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Care Services. Since March 2019, she has been attending the Master of Public Health course at the Medical University of Graz.