Schmitz, AlinaResearch Associate, Cologne

Alina Schmitz studied Rehabilitation Science at the University of Cologne with a focus on gerontology, health services research and methods of empirical social science. She graduated in 2016 (M.A.). Alongside her studies, she completed several internships in the public health sector and worked as a research aide at the University of Cologne and the ISG Cologne. Since 2016 she is a research associate at the ISG Cologne. Her research interests focus on gerontology and health sociology.

Selected Publications

  • Schmitz, Alina L. & Pförtner, Timo-Kolja: Health inequalities in old age: The relative contribution of material, behavioral and psychosocial factors in a German sample. Journal of Public Health, Online First: https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/advance-article/doi/10.1093/pubmed/fdx180/4779878?guestAccessKey=d2090fa6-1242-4a66-abc6-c69e850696f8.
  • Engels, Dietrich, Engel, Heike & Schmitz, Alina (2017): Teilhabebericht der Bundesregierung über die Lebenslagen von Menschen mit Beeinträchtigungen 2016. Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales (Hrsg.): Bonn. online unter: http://www.bmas.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/PDF-Pressemitteilungen/2017/zweiter-teilhabebericht.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=4
  • Engels, Dietrich, Matta, Vanita Irene, Maur, Christine & Schmitz, Alina (2017): Qualität in der rechtlichen Betreuung. Zweiter Zwischenbericht. online unter: http://www.bmjv.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/PDF/Berichte/2_Zwischenbericht_Qualitaet_Betreuung.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=2.

Projects of Alina Schmitz