Advisory board and sponsors 2018-06-19T10:50:46+00:00

Advisory board

The implementation of the project is supported by a scientific advisory board which consists of equal numbers of researchers of sustainability and healthcare sciences. The scientific advisory board is convened on significant milestones of the focus project. It is supposed to verify the scientific quality of the focus project according to an external quality assurance as well as to point out potential areas to connect to practice.

Prof. Dr. Inka Bormann

University professor of general education science at the Freie Universität Berlin (focus: forms and implications of trust in education and teaching organizations, educational governance, sustainability and education for sustainable development)

Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Education and Psychology
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin


Hedwig François-Kettner

  • Owner of ProGeWi Strategie & Prozessbegleitung Gesundheitswirtschaft, Berlin (independent consultant strategy and process mentoring in healthcare)
  • Chairperson of Aktionsbündnisses Patientensicherheit (Action Patient Safety) since 2011
  • Scientific head of the care congress at the Hauptstadtkongress
  • Member of BV Pflegemanagement (nursing management)
  • Previous member of the clinic management and nursing director of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Aktionsbündnis Patientensicherheit e.V.
Am Zirkus 2
10117 Berlin


Dr. Peter Gausmann

  • Managing director of Gesellschaft für Risiko-Beratung mbH (GRB), Detmold (company for risk consultation)
  • Honorary professor of Danube University Krems, University for Continuing Education
  • Business graduate, degree in nursing education
  • Lecturer in the MBA course “Health Management”, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences
  • Nurse
  • Member of the board of the patient safety platform in Austria
  • Juror of the patient safety awards
  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the “Qualitä” initiative
  • Member of the federal expert commission Health Economy of the economic council Germany

Klingenbergstr. 4
32758 Detmold


Prof. Dr. Werner Kuhlmeier

Professor of Vocational Education at Hamburg University (research focus: concepts of professional teaching methodologies, sustainability in professional education, further training in construction)

Universität Hamburg
Faculty of education
Sedanstraße 19
20146 Hamburg


PD Dr. Michael St. Pierre

Assistant medical director (anaesthesia), Universitätsklinikum Erlangen

“Employees have to be enabled to act highly responsibly, so their safety and the patients’ safety can be assured. It is crucial that competences of the health professionals as well as the structures of hospitals are regarded and developed together.”

Karolin Schmidt-Bremme


Sponsored by resources from the Niedersächsisches Vorab (Land of Lower Saxony). The GIO project is carried out under the direction of Osnabrück University in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin and the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences.


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