Eckart von Hirschhausen

Eckart von Hirschhausen

Physician, Science Journalist and Founder of the Healthy Planet - Healthy People Foundation , Germany

Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen (born 1967) studied medicine and science journalism in Berlin, London and Heidelberg. His specialty: conveying medical content in a humorous way and combining it with sustainable messages. For more than twenty-five years, he has been on the road as a moderator, speaker and motivator on stages, podiums and on television, and his books have sold more than five million copies. As an ambassador and advisory board member, he is active for, among others, Deutsche Krebshilfe, DFL Stiftung, Phineo and Fit-for-Future-Foundation. With his first foundation, HUMOR HILFT HEILEN, he promotes the humane in human medicine. Eckart von Hirschhausen is an honorary faculty member of Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. He is a co-founder of Scientists for Future and supporter of the German Alliance Climate Change and Health (KLUG). In 2020, he established his second foundation Gesunde Erde - Gesunde Menschen (Healthy Planet - Healthy People) to research the scientific basis and the close connection between climate protection and health protection, to raise public awareness of this, to shape interdisciplinary collaborations to improve climate and health protection, and to actively contribute to solving the problems.