Claudia Bausewein is Professor for Palliative Medicine at
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Munich, Germany)
and is Director of the Dept of Palliative Medicine at Munich
University Hospital. Her medical background is internal
medicine and she has been involved in palliative care in
Germany for more than 25 years.
She worked as Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the
University of Munich and as a senior clinical research fellow in
the Cicely Saunders Institute at King’s College London (London,
UK), where she obtained her PhD in 2009.
Claudia Bausewein is national co-lead for the German Guideline
for Palliative Care and was a member of the European
Association for Palliative Care Board of Directors from 2011 to
2015 and vice president of the German Association for Palliative
Medicine from 2004 to 2010.
Her research interests focus on breathlessness in advanced
malignant and non-malignant disease, outcome measurement in
palliative care and complexity in palliative care. Her methodological
expertise covers systematic reviews, cross-sectional and longitudinal
studies, surveys, clinical trials and evaluation of complex
interventions. She heads a multiprofessional and multidisciplinary
research team, including medicine, pharmacy, psychology,
sociology, health services research and statistics. Her research is
funded by the German Ministry of Research, the German Cancer
Aid and various charities. She has published widely and is
collaborating with various national and international groups.
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ERS Monogr 2016; 73: vii–ix. DOI: 10.1183/2312508X.10013916 vii