Jacqueline Posselt, M.Sc.


  • 2013-2015 training as a Management Assistant in Health Care
  • 2013-2016 integrated bachelor program "Health Management" with a focus on Health Insurance Management at the Leibniz School of Business
  • 2017-2019 master program "Public Health" at the Hannover Medical School
  • 2017-2019 Strategy and digitalization (KKH Kaufmännische Krankenkasse)
  • 2019 studies abroad at the Tel Aviv University (Israel)
  • Since 2019 project management of the Innofunds Project pAVK-TeGeCoach (Telemetric Coaching for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD))
  • Since April 2020 PhD fellowship in the ChEG program (Health Literacy and Chronic Diseases) of the Hannover Medical School (MHH) at the Hanover Center for Health Communication (HC²) at the Department of Journalism and Communciation Research

Major teaching and research interests

  • Health literacy
  • Digital health


  • Speaker of the students' division of the German Association of Public Health (DGPH)
  • Member of the German Association of Public Health



Posselt, J., Giesler, P., Link, E. & Baumann, E. (2021, November). Kompetent und informierter?! Das Zusammenwirken von (digitaler) Gesundheitskompetenz und Gesundheitsinformationshandeln [Competent and more informed?! The interaction of (digital) health literacy and health information action]. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the German Society of Mass Communication’s Expert Group Health Communication, November 17-19, 2021, Hohenheim [digitally].

Riesmeyer, C., Link, E., Posselt, J. & Baumann, E. (2021, May). Health literacy + media literacy = digital health literacy? A concept and its interdisciplinary roots. Presentation at the 71st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 27-31, 2021 [digitally].


Last modified: 2021-11-29

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