Research

The goal of the research at the Health University of Applied Sciences is high-quality applied research for promoting and maintaining public health. The aspiration for a research-led culture according to the Health University of Applied Science's mission statement "we educate the future” is thus put into practice.

Scientific Integrity

In order to maintain scientific integrity at the Health University of Applied Sciences, we expect our research assistants and our students to comply with the agreed scientific practices and display honesty, sincerity, transparency, and a general regard for existing mandatory practices. This is also the foundation upon which the public trust in the research and development work carried out at the Health University of Applied Sciences is built. Each research associate at of the Health University of Applied Science is independently responsible for following the mission statement regarding good scientific practices.

The Health University of Applied Sciences is represented in the "Research Committee for Scientific and Ethical Questions (RCSEQ) ". The RCSEQ is an authorised collegial body of our partner university UMIT in Hall in Tirol and the Health University of Applied Sciences, and was installed to review and assess future studies regarding scientific and ethical criteria.

Researchers A to Z

Kai-Philipp Biermann, MSc

Lehre & Forschung
Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege

Dipl.-Soz. Marie Boost

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Institut InnTra

Lisa Brindlinger, Bsc

Lehre & Forschung
Radiologietechnologie

Wolfgang Brunner, Bakk, MSc

Lehre & Forschung
Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege

Prof.in (FH) Mag.a Dr.in Ursula Costa

Head of InnTra - Institute for Innovation, Sustainability, & Transformation in Health Care and Social Systems

Head of MSc programmes in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Sciences

Ing. Mag. Christian Ederer

E-Learning
Lehre & Forschung
Radiologietechnologie

Eva Maria Jabinger, MBA MSc MSc BSc

Programme Director

Quality and Process Management in the Health Care Sector
MBA in the Health Care Sector

Head TiQG

Oliver Kapferer, BScN

Lehre & Forschung
Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege

Prof.in (FH) Martina König-Bachmann, BSc, MHPE

Programme Director

Midwifery and
Advanced Practice Midwifery

Viktoria Margreiter, BScN MScN

Koordinatorin Pflegeforschung

DI Martin Michael Morandell

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Institut InnTra

Carina Pennerstorfer, BSc

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Institut InnTra

Mag. Dr. Thomas Pixner, MSc LLM

Lehre & Forschung
Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege
(derzeit in Karenz)

Dr.in Phil. Nertila Podgorica, MScN

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege

Dr. Julien Polleux

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Augenoptik

Dr. med. univ. Bernhard Pollner

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Institut InnTra

Heide-Maria Preuer, BSc

Lehre & Forschung
Radiologietechnologie

Martina Prokopetz, BSc, MA

Teaching & Research
Radiological Technologies

Mag. Thomas Rathgeber, BScN

Lehre & Forschung
Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege

Koordinator
E-Learning-Team

Dr.in Christine Rungg

Teaching & Research
Health Care and Nursing

Barbara Scheiber, BSc, MSc

Studiengangs- und Lehrgangs-
leiterin

Physiotherapie
Advanced Practice Physiotherapy

Armin Stegmayr, MHPE

Teaching & Research
Radiological Technology

MMag.a Bianca Steinlechner-Pircher, BEd MSc

Teaching & Research
Quality- and Process Management in the Health Care Sector

Simone Vitzthum, MA, MSc

Tirol Institut für Qualität im Gesundheitswesen

Lehre & Forschung
Qualitäts- und Prozessmanagement

Mag.a Dr.in Claudia Zelle-Rieser

Lehre & Forschung
Qualitäts- und Prozessmanagement

Publications more

Articles

Planetare Gesundheit und Ethik

Rangnow P, Hartmann V, Pennerstorfer C. (2024). Et Reha. 63(4)04:16-20.

Difficulties and challenges experienced by nurses in eldercare institutions in Albania: A qualitative content analysis.

Podgorica N, Pjetri E, Müller (M. A.) AW, Perkhofer S (2024). PLOS ONE 19(3): e0300774.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0300774

Planetare Gesundheit und Handlungswissenschaft: deren Bedeutung für die ergotherapeutische Praxis.

Pennerstorfer C, Schlögl M. (2024). ergotherapie, 1: 8-9.

Health for Future im Interview.

Zisowsky JR, Costa U, Pennerstorfer C, Hagemeier L. (2024). ergotherapie, 1: 18-21.

Book Contributions

Verbraucher:innengeschäfte.

Pixner T (2024). In: Ganner M & Voithofer C (2024). Lern- und Übungssystem Bürgerliches Recht. S. 181-207.

Urheber- und Datenschutz in der Hochschullehre.

Pixner T (2024). ISBN: 978-3-7083-42024-7.

Handbuch der Aufnahmetechnik für röntgendiagnostische Berufe; Aus der Praxis für die Praxis

E. Strickner, M. Prokopetz, A. Brötz, L. Brindlinger, H. Preuer; (2024). Innsbruck, STUDIA Verlag.

 

Schadenersatz.

Ganner M & Pixner T (2024). In: Ganner M & Voithofer C (2024). Lern- und Übungssystem Bürgerliches Recht. S. 85-113.

Talks

"SimKoPall (Simulation von Kommunikation in palliativen Situationen)"

Rungg C (06.04.2024); 8. Österreichischer Interprofessioneller Palliativkongress, Villach

Shaping Settings for Persons affected by post COVID Health Conditions - current Learnings.

Costa U (19. Februar 2024). Joint international project (JIP) online-conference. Innsbruck: Health University of Applied Sciences Tyrol.

Qualitätsmanagement-Stabsstellen in Einrichtungen des Gesundheitswesens und deren Dilemma der lateralen Führung

Jabinger, E.; (2023)  – QualMet-Symposium Innsbruck 

"Auf verlorenem Posten!?” - Versorgungsberufe.

Costa U, Sackl A. (November 2023). Vortrag im Rahmen des Interdisziplinären Fachtag: Klimamedizin - Medizin der Klimakrise. Wien, Österreich.

https://youtu.be/rBBYl4DOqBs?si=ZZeA_V0CqOlszTaZ

Poster

Biological activity of Fe-salophene complexes

Sarah Lucy Steiner1,2, Benjamin Ma3, Annegret Hille4, Stefanie Angerer, Andrea Schraffl1, Ronald Gust3,4, Brigitte Kircher1,2
1Innsbruck Medical University, Immunobiology and Stem Cell Laboratory, Department of Internal Medicine V (Hematology and Oncology)
2Tyrolean Cancer Research Institute Innsbruck
3University of Innsbruck, Institute Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Center for Molecular Biosciences Innsbruck
4Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Pharmacy

 

Facing the unknown COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study with nurses and nursing assistants in three European countries

Podgorica N, Zenzmaier C, Rungg Ch, Bertini B, Perkhofer S (2023) Nursing Data 2023. Routinedaten in der Pflege erheben, analysieren & nutzen! Luzerner Kantonsspital, Switzerland

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NimSa. Nie mehr Schlaganfall. Gemeinsam Vorbeugung neu denken.

Gebhart V, Zenzmaier C. (2023). OIS zam: Forum für Gesundheit und Wohlbefinden. Linz, Österreich.

 

Validity and reliability of the Albanian-Brazilian version of the nursing professional values scale (NPVS-3).

Podgorica N, Rached Ch, Crescente N Y, Shabani Z, Gjinaj V (2023); Second International Webinar on European Healthcare & Hospital Management. Scientific Meditech and the Organizing Committee of European Healthcare 2023. Virtual 

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Fields of Research

The various fields of research treated by the Health University of Applied Sciences cover numerous recent and socially relevant topics that need to be addressed on a regional, national, and international level as they are considered essential by the WHO policy Health 2020.