Dr. Kati Hiltrop


Dr. Kati Hiltrop studied Social Sciences (BSc) and Sociology and Empirical Social Research (MSc) at the University of Cologne. She then did her doctorate at the University of Bonn on the role of professional changes after returning to work after breast cancer. Her research focuses on oncological and rehabilitative health services research. Since 2023, Dr. Kati Hiltrop works as a research assistant at the IMVR.

  • Occupational reintegration/return to work (RTW) of oncological patients
  • Health services research in oncology
  • Qualitative research methods
  • CARES: Cancer rehabilitation support by cancer counseling centers
  • KommRhein Interpro: Effectiveness of interprofessional communication skills training for oncology teams
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