Academic Researcher

Elena Brushinski

+49 (0)441 798 - 2857

V04 1-129


Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Mailing address

Faculty VI - Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Health Services Research
Junior research group Rehaforschung
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118
26129 Oldenburg

Visiting address

Campus Haarentor
Building V04
Ammerländer Heerstraße 140
26129 Oldenburg

Dr. phil. Elena Brushinski

Education and Professional Development

Since 01/2022

Academic researcher at the Junior Research Group for Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Health Services Research, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg


Academic researcher, project egePan Unimed, Institute of Social Medicine and Health Systems Research (ISMHSR), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg


PhD (Dr. phil.), rehabilitation science and curative education, University of Cologne

2011 - 2021

Employee in an emergency sleeping shelter and infirmary for homeless drug addicted people, Cologne

2015 - 2016

Employee in outpatient assisted living, Cologne

2011 - 2014

Master of Arts (Rehabilitation Science), University of Cologne

2008 - 2011

Bachelor of Arts (Education Sciences), University of Cologne


  • Brushinski, E. (2021): Das Unbehagen am Rande des Bürgersteigs: Begegnung mit dem sozialen Phänomen Obdachlosigkeit. Weinheim und Basel: Beltz Juventa.

Research interests

  • Social inequality
  • Ethical issues in rehabilitation science/social work.
  • Social invisibility and stigmatization of vulnerable groups
(Changed: 14 Jun 2022)