Prof. Dr. Kerstin Denecke

Profile

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Denecke Dozentin

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Engineering and Computer Science
    FB Medizininformatik
    Höheweg 80
    2501 Biel

Activities

  • Textmining, Natural language processing, mHealth, Conversational User Interface, Artificial Intelligence

Teaching

  • Bachelor Medical Informatics

  • Clinical Studies

  • Quality management in healthcare

  • Seminar and Living Cases

Research

  • Textmining and Information Discovery in Medicine

  • Knowledge management and medical ontologies

  • Health Web Science

  • Conversational User Interfaces / Chatbots

  • Information Discovery in Medical Information Systems

CV

  • 2004-2007 Medical Informatics at ID GmbH Berlin
  • 2007-2012 Research Associate at L3S Research Center / Leibniz University Hannover, Project lead of national and EU projects
  • 2013-2015 Head of the Digital Patient Modeling group at University of Leipzig
  • Since August 2015 Professor of Medical Informatics at BFH
  • Since 2020 Co-Lead BFH Centre Health Technologies
  • Chair IMIA Working Group Participatory Health and Social Media
  • Since 2021 Associate Editor of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
  • 2022 Research visit University of Victoria, Canada
  • 2019 Research visit University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2000-2004 Diploma studies in Computer Science and Medical Informatics Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • 2004-2008 Doctoral studies (Dr. rer. net.) Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • 2011-2012 Diploma studies Journalism (Dipl. Journalist) Freie Journalistenschule Berlin
  • 2021 Bachelor of Music (BA mus.) Hochschule für Kirchenmusik Halle / Saale

Projects

  • A Chatbot for Self-Anamnesis with an Example in Music Therapy (Hasler Foundation, 2017-18)

  • New Approaches in Information Extraction (Partner ID Suisse AG, 2016-17)

  • Emotion Analyzer (Research Visit funded by SNF)

  • Relevance of Semantic Enrichment for Clinical Event Prediction (Hasler Foundation, 2019-20)

  • Implementation of a search algorithm based on Deep Learning (Partner: ID Suisse AG, 2017- 2019)

Publications

Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (GMDS)

  • IMIA Working Group Participatory Health and Social Media

  • Deutscher Fachjournalistenverband

Awards

Nachwuchspreis der Friedrich Wingert Stiftung für herausragende Ansätze in der medizinischen Linguistik und Semantik

Supervised theses

  • Tim Dorner, Mauro Tschanz Medikationsapp mit eHealth-Anbindung 2017

  • Kaspar Schmocker, Fabian Zwahlen GlucoMan - Diabetes Management App 2017

  • Sevinc Burcu, Patrick Jolo eDiabetesberatung 2018

  • Nesljihan Umeri-Sali, Tanja Nedovic Mobiles Medikationsmanagement 2019

  • Richard May Einsatz von Virtual Reality zur Steigerung der Gesundheitskompetenz 2019

  • Massah Hamidi Patientenedukation 2019

  • Hager Magdub Digitalisierung eines Flowboards zur Unterstützung des Lean Managements 2019

  • Lea Meier, Jan Bauer Berührungslose Dokumentation im Rettungswesen 2019

  • Jonathan Meier Telemonitoring von Herzinsuffizienzpatienten 2019

  • Aaganya Arulnathan, Sayan Vaaheesan Emotionserkennung in therapeutischen Chats 2019

  • Vinzenz Uhr, Marc Gauch Feinplanungstool für die Arztpraxis 2020

  • Selina Gashi, Floriana Regli Chatbot zur Erhebung der Krankengeschichte 2021

  • Sugeelan Selvasingham Klassifizierung von EEG-Daten mittels Deep Learning 2021

  • Yihan Deng PhD thesis: Medical text classification from clinical narratives 2019

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • French - Limited working proficiency