The Advisory Board advises the Executive Board and management on the scientific direction of the research center. It initiates projects and provides suggestions for the further development of the research center in terms of research, education, and training. Additionally, it supports the identification of future main topics and the long-term strategic orientation of the research center. The Advisory Board convenes regular meetings with the Executive Board and management, establishes connections with the members of the research center, and consists of eight individuals with relevant experience and expertise on politics, science, and society.
Chair of the Advisory Board
Prof. Dr. Joachim-Felix Leonhard - Staatssekretär a.D.
Deputy chair of the Advisory Board
Dr. Birgit Weihrauch - Doctor/ Social medicine, Staatsrätin a.D.
Further members of the Advisoriy Board
Dr. Werner Bartens - Editor Süddeutsche Zeitung & author
Prof. Dr. Helmut Brand – Professor for European Public Health at Maastricht University
Dr. Rainer Hess - Lawyer for health law
Prof. Dr. Ursula Münch - Director at the Akademie für Politische Bildung
Prof. Dr. Herbert Rebscher - Managing director at IGVresearch, Gyhum-Hesedorf & Professor for Health Economics and Health Services Research at University of Bayreuth
Dr. Dominik Schnichels - Department manager at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action