Projects / Publications

Education and Qualification

2011 Doctoral thesis, University Greifswald/Germany
Thesis topic: “Costing of hospital services in rural sub-Saharan Africa – The case
of Nouna district hospital, Burkina Faso”
• Research visit to Nouna/Burkina Faso in 2007

2004 – 2010 Medical Studies, University Greifswald/Germany
• Internships in Olten/Switzerland (Urology) and Strasbourg/France (Internal
Medicine and Surgery)
• Clinical traineeship in Bamako/Mali (Urology, Gynecology and General
• Student-scholarship of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

1991 – 2004 Primary School and High School, Bensheim/Germany
• Rotary Youth Exchange Program in Arequipa/Peru (2001/2002

Professional Experience

05/2014 - present
Department of General Medicine, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main/Germany

01/2015 – Researcher in chronic disease and health services research, 40%
• Coordinating a country-wide survey on the involvement of general practitioners in cancer care in Germany (“Onkologie in der Hausarztpraxis”)
• Preparing statistical analysis and summarizing outcomes for publication
• Planning and executing a subsequent project phase involving qualitative interviews and focus groups
• Attended trainings in Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

01/2015 – Student teacher/Lecturer, 40%
• Planning and leading undergraduate medical student courses (Lectures and Seminars)
• Analysing students’ course evaluation forms
• Providing training for general practice teachers
• Attended training in didactics skills

05/2014 – 12/2014 Researcher in chronic disease and health services research, 50%
• Participated in a cross-sectional study on familial colorectal-cancer risk (“Familiäres Risiko für Darmkrebs - FRIDA.Frankfurt”); nominated for Felix Burda Award 2016
• Planned, executed and published the results of a validation study based on 4-item-questionnaire
• Published a review article for general practitioners on cancer biomarkers

07/2013 – 04/2014 Parental leave
• Attended Distant teaching courses in Economic Sciences at University of Hagen/Germany (50 ECTS points)

11/2011 – 06/2013 Department of Internal Medicine, District hospital Rheinfelden/Germany
Resident physician, 80%

• Provided medical care for mostly oncologic patients
• Attended trainings in Sonography, Echography and Psychosomatic care


Languages and IT Skills

German: native language

English: fluent, oral and written

Spanish: fluent, oral and written

French: fluent, oral and written


IT Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), IBM SPSS Statistics



Dr med. Insa Koné

Institute for
Biomedical Ethics

Universität Basel
Bernoullistrasse 28
CH-4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 17 89
Fax +41 61 207 17 80