Vera Regitz-Zagrosek

Vera Regitz-Zagrosek

Founder of Institute of Gender in Medicine (GiM) at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Vera Regitz-Zagrosek founded in 2006/7 the International Society for Gender in Medicine and coordinated multiple international research projects on sex and gender. In 2007 she founded the Berlin Institute for Gender in Medicine and implemented gender in medical education, at Charité, University Medicine Berlin.

She received in 2016 the honorary doctorate from the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria. She served as a guest professor at Medical University Utrecht (NL) and at the University of Zürich (Switzerland).

In 2018 she received the “Bundesverdienstkreuz” for her work in gender smedicine by the president of the Federal Republic of Germany.

She now is integrating gender in medical education and research at University of Zürich.