Short bio

Moritz Queisner is a professor in the field of digital health at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. He is an expert in health technologies with a focus on future applications, technology assessment, knowledge transfer, and design principles. Moritz has an academic background in in media studies, science and technology studies and digital health.

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I’m available for press or expert requests, for reviews, conferences, workshops and other collaborations in the field of digital health. I’m also open for collaborating with health tech companies to discuss new approaches, designs and innovations. If you are interested to write your thesis at our lab (BA, MA, PhD and other student projects) please get in touch no matter what disciplinary background you have. Feel free to send me an email.


Past Affiliations

Long bio

Moritz is professor for Interdisciplinary Technology Transfer and Digitization in Surgery at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, where he leads the Digital Surgery Lab. The junior professorship is associated with the Cluster of Excellence Matters of Activity. He is an expert in digital media and digital health with a focus on future applications, technology assessment, knowledge transfer, and design principles. His academic work investigates the impact of contemporary media technology on medical practice. His latest books are »Adaptivität«, »Image – Action – Space« and »Image Guidance« (publications). Moritz is a regular speaker at conferences (lectures), organized a variety of academic workshops and conferences (events) and taught university courses on graduate and postgraduate levels. He is the co-founder of the Adaptive Imaging group, a collective of scholars, designers and scientists who study image-guided practices in contemporary media technology, and the Drone Research Network, an inter-disciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas and projects relating to the study of drones.

Moritz held academic positions at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, where he received his PhD with a thesis on extended reality in surgery, at the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe, the Cluster of Excellence »Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory« at Humboldt University Berlin, where he was part of the research team Image & Action (Bild & Handlung), the Collegium for the Advanced Study of »Picture Act and Embodiment« at Humboldt University Berlin, the »Post Media Lab« at the Center for Digital Cultures at Leuphana University Lüneburg and the Institute for Arts and Media at the University of Potsdam. He has been a member of the research training group »Visibility and Visual Production: Hybrid Forms of Iconic Knowledge« at the University of Potsdam and the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. Besides his PhD in medical science Moritz holds a master’s degree in European Media Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Studies.


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