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Dr. Louise Biddle

Dr. Louise Biddle

Research Associate of the

German Socio-Economic Panel study Research Infrastructure

Louise Biddle joined the Socio-economic Panel (SOEP) in 2023 as a post-doctoral researcher on the project SUARE (Longitudinal study on refugees from Ukraine in Germany), focusing on aspects of discrimination and health. She holds an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a PhD in Public Health from Bielefeld University. Her research focuses on the social and contextual determinants of health for refugees and migrants, including housing, social networks, discrimination, regional deprivation, health systems and asylum policy.


Journal of Health Monitoring

Monitoring the health and healthcare provision for refugees in collective accommodation centres: Results of the population based survey RESPOND

2021 | Biddle LR, Hintermeier M, Mohsenpour A, Sand M, Bozorgmehr K
Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz

COVID-19 in Sammelunterkünften für Geflüchtete: Analyse von Pandemiemaßnahmen und prioritäre Bedarfe aus behördlicher Sicht

2021 | Biddle LR, Jahn R, Perplies C, Gold AW, Rast E, Spura A, Bozorgmehr K
Health policy and planning

Health system resilience: a literature review of empirical research

2020 | Biddle LR, Wahedi K, Bozorgmehr K

Research Projects

Research Project

IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Longitudinal Study of Ukrainian Refugees in Germany (SUARE)

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study