Kristina Würths holds a PhD in Medical and Health Ethics from the University of Basel. She obtained her master’s degree in Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. Following her PhD, she works as a postdoctoral researcher and clinical ethicist at the University Hospital of Basel. Also she works as a scientific collaborator at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and history of Medicine at the University of Zurich as part of the DIPEx project in module on chronic pain.
- Social Inequalities in Health
- Shared Decision-Making
- Würth KM, Reiter-Theil S, Langewitz W, Schuster S: "Getting by" in a Swiss Tertiary Hospital: the Inconspicuous Complexity of Decision-making Around Patients' Limited Language Proficiency. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Aug 24.
- Kristina Würth, Wolf Langewitz, Stella Reiter-Theil, Sylvie Schuster: Their view: difficulties and challenges of patients and physicians in cross-cultural encounters and a medical ethics perspective. BMC Medical Ethics (2018) 19:70K.
- Wuerth, S. Schuster: “Some of them shut the door with a single word, but she was different” – A migrant patient’s culture, a physician’s narrative humility and a researcher’s bias. Patient Educ. Couns. 100 (2017)
Editing, Reviewing and Consulting Activities
BMC Medical Ethics (Reviewer)