Prof. Dr. Kevin Dadaczynski

health communication and patient information; Head of Studies Health Promotion

Head of the study programme Health Promotion

Fulda University of Applied Sciences
Building 25, Room 105
Leipziger Straße 123
36037 Fulda
+49 661 9640-6073
+49 661 9640-649
Consultation hours:
consultation by appointment via E-Mail


  • Since 03/2018: Professor (full) at Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Department of Nursing and Health Science
  • 2016 to 2018: Deputy head of unit at the Federal Center for Health Education (BZgA), Cologne
  • 2013 to 2016: Deputy head of the Center for Applied Health Science at Leuphana University Luenebuirg
  • 2014: Doctoral degree in Philosophy (Dr. phil.) at Leuphana University of Lueneburg
  • 2012 to 2013: Consultant for strategic business development at health holding Lueneburg
  • 2008 to 2012: Research fellow at Leuphana University of Lueneburg
  • 2009: Magister degree at Flensburg University (health psychology and health education)
  • 2005 to 2008: Independent consultant for various health insurance companies and community authorities
  • 2005: Diploma degree at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences (health promotion and health management)

Teaching Areas

  • settings-based health promotion and prevention
  • (digital) health communication
  • evidence-based health and health information

Areas of Research

  • settings-based health promotion and prevention
  • health education
  • digital health promotion and prevention
  • serious games and gamification
  • mental health
  • prevention of overweight

Research Projects

Evaluation of the state programme 'good healthy school' in Brandenburg (12/2018 to 05/2021, financed by BZgA on behalf of the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds)

Health literacy of people with intellectual disabilities (03/2019 to 02/2020)

Adaptation of the HLS-EU-Q16 instrument on health literacy in simple language for people with disabilities (2018 to 2019, Sparkasse Fulda)

Evaluation of the project 'municipal structurs of health promotion for people with disabilities' (04/2019 to 12/2021)

Digital health literacy of pupils: A multiperspective preliminary study (2019 to 2020)


  • German Society of Social Medicine and Prevention (DGSMP)
  • German Network for occupational health promotion
  • German and European Network on Mental Health
  • Research Group und Core Group of the Schools for Health in Europe (SHE) Network
  • Member of the HBSC study group Germany


Selection of publications (only english publications):

Further Functions

  • Co-Chair of the research group of the Schools for Health in Europe (SHE) network
  • Co-Convenor of the network „Health Education“ of the European Educational Resarch Association (EERA)
  • ad-hoc reviewer, e.g. for: Health Promotion International, Journal of Public Health, Preventive Medicine, Nutrients, Zeitschrift für Bildungsforschung, Gesundheitsförderung und Prävention, Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz
  • Member of the scientific adisory council of the research project "The wellbeing game: development of a gamified intervention to promote mental health and wellbeing through digital media" at Leuphana University of Lueneburg


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