Program Committee 2023

The following people decide on the acceptance of the abstracts and the 3. Forum Rettungswissenschaften program. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Dr Melanie Reuter-Oppermann if you want to contact the program committee.

Dr Melanie Reuter-Oppermann

Melanie Reuter-Oppermann is a business mathematician and research assistant in the Department of Business Informatics at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. For many years she has been researching questions related to logistics, demand and personnel planning as well as artificial intelligence in ambulance services. She also has extensive international experience, especially from New Zealand. As the spokeswoman for the Scientific Advisory Board of the DGRe, she has extensive knowledge of the current state of Rettungswissenschaften (Paramedic Science).

Dr Philipp Dahlman

Philipp Dahlmann has a doctorate in education with a focus on medical education. In particular, questions about patient safety in the context of training and/or academisation of paramedics are his main focus. As part of an international post-doc program, there are other topics such as that of outpatient care by rescuers. In addition to teaching at various universities, Philipp Dahlmann is also involved as a specialist teacher at a vocational school and is himself an active paramedic and practical instructor. In the DGRe, he primarily supports the podcast team.

Prof. Dr. habil. Karen Kohlstedt

Karin Kohlstedt studied biology at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen and successfully completed her studies with her diploma thesis in 1998. She finished her doctorate in 2002 in biochemistry, chemistry and pharmacy at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. Ms Kohlstedt studied biology and chemistry in secondary schools and was able to expand the pedagogical and didactic skills she acquired there through further training in medical didactics. Ms. Kohlstedt did cardiovascular research at the University Hospital in Frankfurt am Main and completed her habilitation there.

In the summer semester of 2016, she accepted a professorship for medical education at the HSD University of Applied Sciences Döpfer and was appointed Vice-President of the HSD in the winter semester of the same year. On July 1st, 2019, Prof. Dr. Kohlstedt officially appointed President of the HSD.

Prof. Dr. habil. Thomas Prescher

Thomas Prescher holds the professorship for didactics for health professions at the University of Applied Sciences in Münster. He received his doctorate in 2009 from the TU Dresden and his habilitation in 2018 from the TU Kaiserslautern. He is head of the education department at the Institute for Emergency Medical Education ( ). He has many years of experience in security policy-related security, conflict management, crisis management, and training in the Federal Ministry of Defence division. His work and research focus on didactics in the field of work, development of learning cultures, critical pedagogy and systemic vocational training research.