The study centre and coordinating office is located at University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf, Center for Obstetrics and Pediatrics, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, Germany. It is responsible for scientific leadership, statistical analysis, logistics and project co-ordination. The centre was involved in all project phases and was responsible for the translation phase and drawing the representative samples. It was also responsible for communication with the DISABKIDS project.
Its expertise lies in the provision of the translated instruments used in the representative mail survey, the organisation of the representative mail surveys in the different countries and to be of help in the final Europe-wide analysis. It coordinates and supervises translations and cultural adaptations of the KIDSCREEN instruments into new languages.
Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer, Hamburg
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer MPH
Deputy Clinical Director - Head of Research
Research Director "Child Public Health"
University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf
Center for Psychosocial Medicine
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
Martinistraße 52, W 29 (Erikahaus)
D - 20246 Hamburg
Phone: +49-40-7410-57377 (Scientific staff Ms. Brit Gardemeier)