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Dr. Katharina Dorn

Life/Health Associate Underwriter, Cologne

Dr. Katharina Dorn is a biologist in the field of genetics and neurobiology. Since 2019 she is Associate Underwriter in the Life/Health Department, responsible for the underwriting support for the German and International market.

  • Food, the Daily Medicine?

    Issue: Feb 15, 2022|English

    Eating a balanced diet is essential for good health and helps protect against the main cardiovascular risk factors. The article looks at the components of a healthy diet, why people are attracted to fast food and examines the risks and benefits of a vegetarian...

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  • Underwriting Focus 2021, No. 2

    Issue: Jan 31, 2022|English

    In this edition we focus on the effects of poor lifestyle choices on health. We review how future underwriting could include information on physical activity and a balanced diet and discuss the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on health behaviour.

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  • RPaktuell 2021, Nr. 2

    Issue: Jan 31, 2022|Deutsch

    Ernährung, Bewegung, Schlaf, Nikotin und Alkohol – unser Lebensstil hat großen Einfluss auf unsere körperliche und psychische Verfassung. Könnte nicht ein gesunder Lebensstil Auswirkungen auf die medizinische Risikoprüfung haben?

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  • Is Dyslexia a Red Flag for Underwriters?

    By Dr. Katharina Dorn and Ben Quilter |Nov 03, 2021|English

    Dyslexia and dyscalculia are relatively common developmental disorders that can present in many ways. They are usually mild forms with no real impact on daily life, but they can also be severe conditions that cause persistent struggles in school and at...

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