Berner Institut für Hausarztmedizin (BIHAM)


Katharina Jungo, MSc, has been a PhD student in Epidemiology and Public Health at the Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM) since September 2017. She was trained in Global Health (MSc) and International Relations (BA) at the University of Geneva, and gained her professional experience during an internship at the World Health Organization in 2017. The subject of her PhD is optimizing medication in older, multimorbid patients with polypharmacy in the primary care setting. She is involved in project management for the OPTICA trial and the LESS study.

  • Primary care epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of ageing
  • Health services research
  • Optimization of polypharmacy
  • Deprescribing
  • Public health and global health
  • Healthy ageing