Ursula Trummer, Ph.D, MSc., is Head of the Center for Health and Migration and Executive Partner of Trummer & Novak-Zezula OG and responsible for scientific and strategic development. She lectures at various universities, as well as being an independent expert to the European Commission, DG SANCO and DG Research, and a reviewer for the German Ministry for Education and Science and for the Norwegian Research Council. She also works as a consultant and coach, specialising in diversity management and management of paradox.
Sonja Novak-Zezula, Ph.D, is Managing Director of the Center for Health and Migration and Executive Partner of Trummer & Novak-Zezula OG and responsible for operative realization and implementation. She lectures at various universities and universities for applied studies. She also works as a mediator in organizational settings and with intercultural teams.
Ursula Trummer and Sonja Novak-Zezula have worked together successfully for the past 15 years, focusing on the interface between applied research and policy/organizational development. Their main fields of interest are health and migration, sustainable development of healthy systems, methodology innovation, and organizational development.
Yuki Seidler, MA, MSc., is an associate researcher at the Center for Health and Migration. She holds an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2011) and an MA degree from the Australian National University (2000) (International Relations, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies). She has experiences working with International Red Cross for around 10 years as a public health officer and a consultant in numbers of South and Southeast Asian countries. Since 2010, she has been lecturing at several universities in Austria in the areas of global health, participatory project management and qualitative research methodology. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Public Health at the Medical University of Vienna. Her research interest lies in the area of migration and health of the Asian population – especially in Europe.
Lena Fuchs-Bouvier, BA is a Junior Researcher at the Center for Health and Migration. Her tasks include research, the documentation of results as well as organisation and documentation of meetings. She is doing her Master´s degree in sociology with focus on work, organisation and health at the University of Vienna.
Ina Wilczewska, Mag., is a Junior Researcher at the Center for Health and Migration. She graduated from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw where she studied psychology and specialized in psychology of migration and acculturation. She is currently doing a Master’s degree in sociology at the University of Vienna.
Anna-Theresa Renner, Mag., MSc, is junior researcher at the Center for Health and Migration. She graduated in Economics at the University of Vienna in 2010 and finished the Master programme of “Health economics, Policy and Law” at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL) focusing on the economic analysis of the European health sector and applied health econometrics in 2011. Since 2012 she is also working at the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH as a research associate in the Department of Health Economics.
Zehra Cigirli, Mag., is a research assistant at the Center for Health and Migration.
In 2012 she finished her studies in sociology at the University Vienna specialising in sociology of migration.
Her research focus concerns health and intercultural habitats of Turkish women.
Laura Freudenthaler, BSc, is organisation and administration assistant at the Centre for Health and Migration. Her tasks include general administration and partner correspondence, event organisation, website service as well as translation of scientific research articles and data management. At the moment she is doing her Masters in Psychology at the University of Vienna specialized in “Health, Development and Enhancement”
Nora Haag is a Junior Researcher at the Center for Health and Migration in the project “Healthcare in Nowhereland. 1240 Vienna”. Her tasks include internet research and documentations of results. Furthermore she supports oragnisation and documentation of expert discussions. She is doing her Master’s degree in sociology at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz.