With its six departments, the Faculty of Health and Medicine represents University for Continuing Education Krems’ medical and health sciences competency. The departments teach and research in the fields of health sciences and medicine, biomedical research, evidence-based medicine and epidemiology, health and economics, psychotherapy and bio psychosocial health.
Department for Biomedical Research
The Department for Biomedical Research focuses on the development of systems and technologies for extracorporeal blood purification, in particular on adsorbent-based technologies for liver support or immunomodulation in sepsis.
Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Viktoria Weber
Department for Evidence-Based Medicine and Evaluation
Meticulous analysis and independent processing of scientific findings for medical doctors, patients and policymakers in the health sector is one of the core competencies of the Department for Evidence-Based Medicine and Evaluation.
Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerald Gartlehner
Department for Health Sciences, Medicine and Research
The Department for Health Sciences, Medicine and Research is specialized in postgraduate continuing education in clinical medicine. It focuses on the fields of regenerative medicine, incl. orthopedics and sport medicine as well as complementary medicine. Application-oriented research in the field of regenerative medicine concentrates on tissue regeneration and cartilage replacement.
Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Nehrer
Department for Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine
At the Department for Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine, medical university-based research and continuing education in all clinical areas of neurosciences and preventive medicine are carried out.
Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michaela Pinter, MAS
Department for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy
Department for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy provides postgraduate training and continuing education as well as research in the field of psychosocial interventions, based on a holistic and differential approach.
Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christoph Pieh
Department for Economy and Health
The Department for Health and Economy deals with all areas of knowledge in connection with economic and management issues in the health sector.
Head: Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Doris Behrens