Dr. med. Stefan Reinsch, M.A.
Phone +49 (0)451 – 3101 3422
Stefan Reinsch is postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for the History of Medicine & Science Studies, University of Lübeck, Germany. His current project investigates, as part of a multidisciplinary team, the meaning and practices of non-invasive prenatal genetic diagnostics in Germany and Israel.
From 2015-2018 he worked as physician-researcher at the Department of Pediatrics at Charité - University Medical Centre, Berlin. From 2013-2015 he was postdoctoral researcher at CERMES3 - Centre de Recherche Médecine, Sciences, Santé, Santé mentale et Société, Paris, where he investigated the entanglements of clinical and scientific work in the negotiations around the emerging diagnostic label „at-risk mental state“ in french- and germanspeaking societies. Since 2006 he is conducting a longterm ethnographic study in Collaboration with a community living with cystic fibrosis and their caregivers.
Initially trained as a paramedic, he went on to study medicine in Berlin, Beyrouth, Pointe-à-Pitre, Montréal and Hamilton. He holds an M.A. in Social Anthropology from the Institute of European Ethnology, Humboldt-University Berlin (2018) and an MD-PhD from Charité (2013).