Academic Consultants

Prof. Dr. Helga Bragadóttir, University of Iceland, Reykjavik is currently Research and Development Advisor at the Landspitali - University Hospital, Iceland. She has studied in Iceland and the USA and has varied experience in operations, teaching and research.


Prof. Dr. Beatrice Kalisch, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Prof. Kalisch specialises in studies in the areas of patient safety and quality, nursing teamwork, nurse's work environment, recruitment and retention of nurses, nursing policy, and the image of the nurse.

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Dr. Hinderk Emrich, specialised in Neurology and Psychiatry as well as Clinical Pharmacology. Formally Professor at the "Medizinische Hochschule Hannover". One of the founding members of Florence e.V.


Prof. Dr. med. Zhao Xudong, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Professor of Psychiatry at the Tongji University, Shanghai and Head of the Task Force of the Sino-German Friendship Hospital Project, Tongji University

Prof. Dr. Ursula Hübner, Osnabrück University of Applied Science, Department for Hospital Informatics and Quantative Methods. Prof. Hübner teaches computer science in healthcare/nursing as well as statistics and mathematics. Her research covers process optimisation in healthcare through employment of information and communication technology as well as e-learning.

Prof. Dr. Michael Simon, Hannover University of Applied Science, Department of Healthcare Systems and Healthcare Policy. His research specialises in economic and staffing aspects of hospital management and future healthcare policy.



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