Brandt School Universität Erfurt

Ana Andrun

Doctoral Student




Ana is a PhD researcher at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy and she conducts her research jointly with the Health Sciences Department at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW). Ana´s research lies at the intersection between public health and public policy. Her MA Thesis investigated impacts of agricultural systems on diets and health. Ana´s PhD track is about discovering how public health policies are created and ways in which they could designed so they bridge evidence-based science and politics; she inspects dynamics between food systems, food politics and health advocacy. More specifically, Ana is researching desgin, contexts, and processes of nutritional and health policies in Germany regarding obesity.