Anja studied Computational Visualistics at the University of Magdeburg and continued with studies of Medical Informatics receiving a M.Sc. from the University of Heidelberg. Before she came to the Hasso-Plattner Institute in August 2013, she worked as a research assistant at the Health Informatics Centre (Karolinska Institute) in Stockholm.
Anja is a PhD student in the HPDTRP project „Tele-BoardMED” investigating the interplay of design thinking, medicine and computer science. Her research interests focus on eHealth, user-centered design, and human computer interaction.