Claudia Schlüfter


Claudia Schlüfter is a health scientist ( and has been a researcher in the Competence Center Emerging Technologies in the business unit of innovation in the health system at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISS in Karlsruhe since September 2022.

From 2008 - 2012 Claudia Schlüfter studied Teacher Education for primary level with a supplement in European studies in Karlsruhe and Malta. Subsequently, she graduated from a master degree in public health at the University of Bielefeld. In the years from 2016 to 2020 she worked as a researcher at the Mannheim Institute of Public Health of the University of Heidelberg in projects, which aimed to develop health strategies for local governments. Furthermore, she was project lead of a "psyGA" subproject to promote mental health in the workplace environment. Between October 2019 an August 2022 Claudia Schlüfter supported the outbreak management of Covid-19 and covered the tasks of the local office of health conference for the administrative district of Karlsruhe.

    • participative and user needs oriented research
    • evaluation

    further research interests

    • citizen science
    • health equity
    • climate adjustment and health
    •  SanFlex
    • Schluefter, C.; Albrecht, M.; Fischer, J.; Georg, S.; Hoffmann, K. (2019): Using retrospective process analysis to identify lessons learned from a community health initiative. In: European Journal of Public Health, 29.
    • Schlüfter, C.; Albrecht, M.; Fischer, J.; Georg, S.; Hoffmann, K. (2019): Ein gutes Jahr mehr – Lessons Learned aus der Entwicklung einer bevölkerungsbezogenen Gesundheitsstrategie. In: Gesundheitswesen, 81.
    • Hilger-Kolb, J.; Ganter, C.; Albrecht, M.; Bosle, C.; Fischer, J.E.; Schilling, L.; Schlüfter, C.; Steinisch, M.; Hoffman, K. (2019): Identification of starting points to promote health and wellbeing at the community level – a qualitative study. In: BMC Public Health 19, p. 75