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EU Health Prize for Journalists

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EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013

National Jury Germany

The jury will meet on 29 November 2013 and will select the German national finalist. The name of the national finalist will be published after all the finalists are selected.


Reinhard Hönighaus, chair

Reinhard Hönighaus has been the spokesman of the European Commission's Representation in Germany since April 2013. He worked as chief correspondent for the Financial Times Deutschland in Frankfurt before. From 2007 to 2010, he was FTD correspondent in Brussels


Dr. Pia Heinemann, journalist

Dr. Pia Heinemann received a degree in Biology from Tübigen University and a Master's degree in Journalism as well as her Ph.D. from the University of Mainz. She has worked as science editor for "Welt", "Welt am Sonntag" und "Berliner Morgenpost" since 2007 and since 2010 has been deputy editor-in-chief for the science desk.


Stefanie Marsch, journalist

Stefanie Marsch majored in History and Communications Science at the University of Munich. She currently works at Saarbruecker Zeitung as a Political Editor and was last year's German finalist for the EU Health Prize for Journalists.

Prof. Ulrich Frei, health expert

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Frei, born in Ulm in 1947, has been the Medical Director of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin since 2004. Before, he worked and researched at the University of Frankfurt, in Haifa (Israel) and at Freie Universität Berlin. He is specialised in nephrology.




Dr. Michael de Ridder, health expert

Dr. Michael de Ridder heads the hospice at Berlin's Vivantes hospital, founded in 2012. Before, he headed Vivantes' emergency care unit. He has long campaigned for more and better palliative care and in 2010 published the book "How do we want to die? A medical plea for a new culture of dying in times of high capacy medicine".

Last update: 09/10/2014 | Top