Name: Felix Fischer
Institution: Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Center for Internal Medicine and Dermatology, Charité
Felix Fischer is a psychologist working in the field of measurement of health from a patients' perspective. Here, it is important to measure health accurately, comprehensively, and with as little respondent burden as possible. To achive these goals, he uses methods of item-response theory, in particular computer-adaptive testing. He also developed and applied methods to standardize health measurements, foremost across languages and using different instruments.