May 31, 2022

Dorothea Baltruks

Dorothea Baltruks
Dorothea Baltruks, © Ben Mangelsdorf

Research Associate

Mini CV

  • At CPHP since March 2022
  • MSc in Comparative and European Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • BA in International Politics from King’s College London
  • Qualified occupational therapist


Dorothea Baltruks is a Research Associate at the Centre for Planetary Health Policy (CPHP) in Berlin and works on the future of the German health system. Before she started at CPHP, she worked as personal adviser for the health spokesperson for the Green Party in the Bavarian state parliament. After studying in London, Dorothea worked for a health consultancy firm in the UK and led the “Ageing and Care” portfolio of the European Social Network. The last four years in the UK, she led the research policy, global and data analysis portfolios at the Council of Deans of Health, which represents the health faculties at the universities in the UK.



Focus Areas

The future of the German health system
Planetary health in the German health system