24th January 2017
Lecture Series Spring 2017: Strengthening Health Systems through Learning Cycles

In this lecture series, distinguished scientists from different countries and health care systems present their vision of a Learning Health System and share their experiences in the implementation of the Learning Health System idea.

31st August 2016
Lecture Series: Measuring Hospital Quality and Performance

This lecture series aims to present some of the promising new initiatives to measure quality of care in Swiss hospitals. The lecturers will introduce perspectives of health care practitioners and policy stakeholders alike and will elaborate on the scientific foundation and the international context of quality initiatives.

23rd June 2016
Prof. Armin Gemperli was appointed expert committee member of ANQ

The ANQ (national association for the quality development in hospitals and clinics) has restructured its quality panel on patient satisfaction with Prof. Armin Gemperli as expert committee member.

2nd March 2016
Health Sciences and Health Policy Library

Please have a look at the library's website zhb Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern and its special section for books and journals on Health Sciences and Health Policy.

2nd March 2016
Congratulations to Prof. Sara Rubinelli

Sara Rubinelli was appointed as Independent Expert/Evaluator for the European Commission Research and Innovation Programme (2015-2017).

13th January 2016
The Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Meeting

On Saturday 21 November the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Meeting took place at the University of Lucerne. Gisela Michel, Janine Vetsch and Luzius Mader presented findings of their research to survivors and their parents.

16th September 2015
Graduation Ceremony Health Sciences

On Monday, September 07, 2015, the first Graduation Ceremony in Health Sciences was held.

36 Master graduates and one PhD were awarded their diploma by Professor Dr. Stefan Boes, the Director of the Master Program in Health Sciences.

28th May 2015
Prof. Sara Rubinelli is newly appointed chair of the pEACH commitee

Prof. Sara Rubinelli is the national representative for Switzerland of the European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH) and is now the newly appointed chair of the pEACH committee. pEACH is the new division of EACH that will be working on fostering knowledge translation and dissemination, and policy making in health communication. www.each.eu


13th May 2014
Master in Health Sciences: Information on the application process for the academic year 2014/15