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Kristina Hänel
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Born (1956-08-05) August 5, 1956 (age 66)
Nationality German
Occupation Physician

Kristina Gisela Hänel (born August 5, 1956) is a German general medicine and emergency physician.

Life and work

Hänel comes from a family of doctors. After graduating from high school at age 18, she began medical school. Hänel has been working as a certified physician and emergency physician in the rescue service since 1981. She completed advanced training in emergency medicine and anesthetics therapy. Her first jobs after graduation were at Pro Familia centers and at Stimezo clinics in the Netherlands. Since 2001 she has owned her own practice in Giessen. Her main areas of research and mediation include topics such as women's health, family planning, pregnancy and childbirth.

Hänel is a founding member of Wildwasser Gießen, an association against abuse of girls and women. At the Justus Liebig University Gießen, she had a teaching assignment on traumatization in childhood.

Hänel is married and gave birth to her children during her studies. She is a marathon runner and starts internationally for the age group national team of the German Triathlon Union.


  • 2018: Clara Zetkin Women's Prize of the party The Left
  • 2019: Anne-Klein-Frauenpreis of the Heinrich Boll Foundation, jointly with Natascha Nicklaus and Nora Maria Szász
  • 2019: "Frauenringsfrau 2019" of the German Frauenring e. V.
  • 2019: Marburg beacon through the city of Marburg and the Humanist Union
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