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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My ORCID is 0000-0001-7917-9231.
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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 in 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. At the Department of Surgery he is a principal investigator at Experimental Surgery, where he co-directs the Digital Surgery Lab together with Prof. Igor M. Sauer. The junior professorship is associated with the Cluster of Excellence Matters of Activity, where he is a principal investigator. 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.

Moritz is also a principal investigator in the DFG Priority Programme The Digital Image, where he directs the project 4D Imaging. 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. In 2024 he won the Max Rubner-Preis with his team for a project on an immersive patient journey in clinical settings.

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, 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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