Heidelberg Institute for Global Health
Alina Herrmann is a medical doctor, who is particularly interested in the role of health professionals at the crosslink of climate change and health. In her doctoral thesis she investigated general practitioners' role in protecting elderly in heat waves. She was involved in developing feasible guidelines for heat health action plans in Germany. Due to her expertise in heat health, she has also been invited as a consultant by the WHO Europe as well as several national stakeholder like the German Ministry of Health, the federal state of Baden-Württemberg and Saxony and the city of Cologne.