Frau Dr. Salzwedel, DGPR
Photo: K. Fritze

Head: Prof. Dr. med. Heinz Völler

The professorship for rehabilitation medicine develops new concepts of prevention and rehabilitation of chronic degenerative diseases. The main focus is on interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral tasks in modern rehabilitation medicine. The development of new care models is examined both on the basis of intervention studies and in the context of health care research. The content includes reintegration into workplace or the sustainable care of older patients with mobility restrictions and / or malnutrition. The effectiveness of modern means of communication and the use of telemetric interventions are also examined.

Another focus is the participation in the development of research-based teaching in the master's programs "Public Health, Exercise and Nutrition" and "Health Services Research".

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-- The Departement of Rehabilitation Medicine has moved --
You will find us now at the
Golm Campus
Am Mühlenberg 9
House 62 (H-Lab), 2nd floor
14476 Potsdam

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Postdoc-Preis des Landes Brandenburg 2020

  • On December 7th 2020, Dr. Annett Salzwedel received the Brandenburg Postdoc Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences category for her excellent publication 'Patient-reported outcomes predict return to work and health-related quality of life six months after cardiac rehabilitation: Results from a German multi-center registry (OutCaRe) '. The award was handed over by the Minister of Science Dr. Manja Schüle. With this award, the state is honoring outstanding research achievements of postdoctoral researchers at universities and non-university research institutions in Brandenburg for the 14th time. With 20,000 euros, this prize is one of the best-endowed prizes for young scientists in Germany.

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News:

  • The 20th GfR-BBS-SAT Rehabilitation-Scientific-Symposium (20. GfR-BBS-SAT Rehabilitationswissenschaftliche Symposium)took place on November 01. 2019 at the University of Potsdam on the campus Neues Palais. You can view the program here .

 

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Frau Dr. Salzwedel, DGPR
Photo: K. Fritze
Posterpreisverleihung Dr. Salzwedel
Photo: P. Ritter, DGPR

Poster price of the DGPR 2019

At the 46th Annual Meeting of the German Society for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Cardiovascular Diseases (DGPR: Deutschen Gesellschaft für Prävention und Rehabilitation von Herzkreislauferkrankungen), Dr. Annett Salzwedel was honored. She won the Best Poster Award for"OutCaRe: Success Parameters of Cardiological Rehabilitation of Patients of Working Age"("OutCaRe: Erfolgsparameter der Kardiologischen Rehabilitation von Patienten im berufsähigen Alter").

Posterpreisverleihung Dr. Salzwedel
Photo: P. Ritter, DGPR
Dr. Salzwedel im Präsidium der DGPR
Photo: P. Ritter, DGPR

Furthermore, Dr. Annett Salzwedel was elected as member of the board of directors of the annual meeting of the DGPR (Deutschen Gesellschaft für Prävention und Rehabilitation von Herzkreislauferkrankungen), in which she is the chairperson of the quality assurance commission.

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Dr. Salzwedel im Präsidium der DGPR
Photo: P. Ritter, DGPR

Recent Publications:

Kather F, Hadzic M, Hehle T, Eichler S, Klein J, Voeller H, Salzwedel A. Test-retest reliability of the Mini Nutritional Assessment– Short Form (MNA-SF) in older patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitationGeriatr Cardiol 2020,17(9):574-9.

Schwaab B, Rauch B, Völler H, Benzer W, Schmid JP.  Beyond randomised studies: recommendations for cardiac rehabilitation following repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm or dissection. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Jul 9:2047487320936782. Online ahead of print.

Scherrenberg M, Wilhelm M, Hansen D,Völler H, Cornelissen V, Frederix I, Kemps H, Dendale P. The future is now: a call for action for cardiac telerehabilitation in the COVID-19 pandemic from the secondary prevention and rehabilitation section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Jul 2:2047487320939671. Online ahead of print.

Reibis R, Völler H. Nicht pharmakologische Sekundärprävention und Rehabilitation: aktuelle Evidenz.Aktuel Kardiol 2020;9:297-302.

Abreu A, Frederix I, Dendale P, Janssen A, Doherty P, Piepoli MF, Völler H; Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation Section of EAPC Reviewers: Marco Ambrosetti, Davos CH. Standardization and Quality Improvement of Secondary Prevention Through Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Programmes in Europe: The Avenue Towards EAPC Accreditation Programme: A Position Statement of the Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC). Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Jun 1:2047487320924912.

Salzwedel A, Koran I, Langheim E, Schlitt A, Nothroff J, Bongarth C, Wrenger M, Sehner S, Reibis R, Wegscheider K, Völler H; OutCaRe investigators. Patient-reported Outcomes Predict Return to Work and Health-Related Quality of Life Six Months After Cardiac Rehabilitation: Results From a German Multi-Centre Registry (OutCaRe).PLoS ONE 15(5):e0232752.

Eichler S, Völler H, Reibis R, Wegscheider K, Butter C, Harnath A, Salzwedel A. Geriatric or Cardiac Rehabilitation? Predictors of Treatment Pathways in Advanced Age Patients After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2020 Apr 6;20:158.

Salzwedel A, Jensen K, Rauch B, Doherty P, Metzendorf MI, Hackbusch M, Völler H, Schmid JP, Davos CH. Effectiveness of Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation in Coronary Artery Disease Patients Treated According to Contemporary Evidence Based Medicine: Update of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Outcome Study (CROS-II). Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Nov;27:1756-1774.

Zoch-Lesniak B, Dobberke J, Schlitt A. Bongarth C, Glatz J, Spörl-Dönch S, Koran I, Völler H, Salzwedel A. Performance Measures for Short-Term Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients of Working Age: Results of the Prospective Observational Multicenter Registry OutCaRe.Arch Rehabil Res Clin Transl.2020;2:100043.

Eichler S, Hadzic M, Völler H,Salzwedel A. Octogenarians in Interventional Cardiology: Feasibility and Safety of Functional and Nutritional Assessments for a New Patient Group in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Dec,27:2345-7. 

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