Who we are
Ursula Trummer, PhD, Mag.rer.soc.oec., MSc. (right in the picture), is Head of the Center for Health and Migration and Executive Partner of Trummer & Novak-Zezula OG. She is responsible for the scientific and strategic development of CHM. Ursula lectures at various universities; she works as independent expert for the European Commission, for OSCE, and for national organisations, e.g. the Norwegian Research Council and DEZIM (Deutschen Zentrums für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung). As consultant and personal coach she is specialized in diversity management, management of paradox, and personal development.
Sonja Novak-Zezula, PhD, Mag.rer.soc.oec. (left in the picture), 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. Sonja is an experienced moderator and trainer, with a special focus on intercultural competence and diversity management. As a mediator, she is specialised in conflict management in organizational settings and works with intercultural teams.
Yuki Seidler, MA, MSc., holds an MSc in Public Health and an MA degree in International Relations. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Public Health at the Medical University of Vienna with a topic on Asian migrants‘ health in Austria. Her areas of expertise are qualitative methodologies and issues related to global health. Since 2010, she has been lecturing at various universities in Austria and Germany. Prior to pursuing an academic career, she worked in Humanitarian and Development Cooperation in South and South East Asian countries.
Anna-Theresa Renner, Mag., MSc, 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 2016 she is working as a research and teaching assistant (prae doc) at the Economic University of Vienna in the Department of Health Economics and Policy.
Zehra Cigirli, Mag., finished her studies in sociology at the University Vienna specialising in sociology of migration. Her master theses was on „Identity and value orientation of Turkish youth in Vienna.“ Her research focus concerns health and intercultural habitats of Turkish women. She is currently working on a women’s project „Zukunft mit Wiedereinstieg“.