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Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann

+49 (0)441 798-4165

Division for Organizational Health Services Research

Department of Health Services Research

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg 

Postal address: 
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg 
26111 Oldenburg 

Visitor address: 
Campus Haarentor, Building V04
Ammerländer Heerstraße 140
26129 Oldenburg

Prof. Dr. rer. medic. Lena Ansmann


Lena Ansmann, born in 1985, studied public health from 2004 to 2010 at the Universities of Bremen, Malmö and Bielefeld.
From 2010 to 2015, she was working as a research associate at the Institute of Medical Sociology, Health Services Research and Rehabilitation Science (IMVR) at the University of Cologne.
In 2014 she finished her cumulative doctoral thesis at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne, on “The patient-physician interaction and the hospital context – studies on social support from physicians in breast cancer care”. Her doctoral thesis was awarded with the Reinhold-Schwarz-Award for Psychooncology.
In 2015 she was appointed as Assistant Professor for “Methods of Implementation and Evaluation in Therapeutic Education and Health Services Research” at the Faculty of Human Sciences of the University of Cologne. At the same time, Lena Ansmann became deputy head of the division for rehabilitation science at the IMVR and was responsible for the coordination of student teaching. Moreover, Lena Ansmann became board member of the Junior Faculty Club at the University of Cologne in 2015; the Junior Faculty Club promotes junior researchers on their way to professorship.
In 2017 Lena Ansmann was appointed as Professor for “Organizational Health Services Research” at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Oldenburg and currently is building up the division for organizational health services research at the department of health services research.

Research expertise

  • Organizational health services research
  • Evaluation and implementation in health care organizations
  • Employee health in health care organizations
  • Provider-patient interaction
  • Health services research in oncology

Research projects

Ongoing and finished projects



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