Doris Bardehle - board member

Doris Bardehle studied human medicine. She started her career in the University Clinic for Gynecology in Magdeburg. In the doctoral thesis, she dealt with the hormonal status after ovarectomy. In the late seventies she made her habilitation on the situation of breast cancer in Berlin-East (GDR).

Doris Bardehle is a specialist in social hygiene, medical statistics and health sciences. She worked in the Public Health Service in Berlin, the Institute for Social Hygiene Organization of the Health Care in Berlin, and the Institute for Medical Statistics and Data Processing until 1990.

From 1991 to 2006, she was responsible for health reporting at the State Institute (Landesinstitut) for the Public Health Service in North Rhine-Westphalia. She has also worked as a lecturer and since 2005 as a professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Bielefeld. Since 2012, she has been coordinating the scientific advisory board at the Foundation of Men’s Health Berlin. She is the editor of 2 Men’s Health Reports and the author of almost 100 publications.

Prof. Bardehle has been a trustee for GAMH since 2021. Germany is working towards a men’s health strategy and the establishment of Men’s Sheds. Men’s Health Weeks have been held for 6 years with increasing active participants. Participation in GAMH leads to support for the men’s health movement in Germany.

New Swiss research confirms that women had higher testing and positivity rates than men from Covid-19, while men experienced more hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths. Male mortality was most marked in lower socio-economic groups

Promoting healthy eating to men may have positive health benefits but it can also reinforce traditional ideals of masculinity which can be more problematic for health. Interesting article in Men's Health Network

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