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Thomas Frese

Institute of General Practice and Family Medicine, Germany

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Academic Background
MD or equivalent
Qualification
General Practitioner/Family Doctor
Short Bio
Thomas Frese was born in 1980 in the former GDR, he graduated School in Klingenthal, Saxony in 1999. Thomas Frese studied medicine at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (2000-2007). During his studies the high interest towards general practice and family medicine increased. Since 2007 he worked as a general practice trainee at different disciplines of medicine. Thomas Frese works part-time at the Department of General Practice of the Medical Faculty in Leipzig, Germany (since 2008). He finished his doctoral thesis – an investigation towards melatonin-insulin interactions in diabetic and non-diabetic rats – at the Institute of Anatomy (University Halle-Wittenberg) with the quote “summa cum laude” in 2009. Thomas Frese is engaged in teaching medical students, tutoring doctoral candidates and conducting research projects in a postdoctoral position at the Department of General Practice of the Medical Faculty in Leipzig. The results of his research are published in international journals. He completed the specialization in general practice in 2012. Since 2013 he is working as a general practitioner in a rural area north from Leipzig, Germany. General practice trainees are supervised in his practice since 2014. The work as associate Editor of BMC Family Practice started also in 2014. Together with his partner, Louise, he has two sons (born in May 2015 and December 2017). Since 2016 Thomas Frese is German national representative and member of the executive board of the European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN). Thomas Frese is Professor and Head of Department of the Institute of General Practice at the Medical Faculty of the University Halle-Wittenberg since October 2016. He became Honorary Secretary of the EGPRN in October 2018 and Member of the Wonca Europe executive board in June 2019.

Published Abstracts 13

Communication between General Practitioners and Nursing Homes in Germany 2019.

Eric Kroeber, Thomas Frese, Alexander Bauer

Presented on 16/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.

The primary care patients' willingness to be treated with brief intervention to reduce the alcohol consumption: a cross-sectional study.

Thomas Fankhaenel, Thomas Frese, Anna Louise Mueller

Presented on 16/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.

A new data collection project for studies of the process of diagnosis in primary care: collecting data on reasons for encounter and diagnoses in episodes of care in Europe.

Jean Karl Soler, Thomas Frese, Brendan Delaney, Christos Lionis, Dimitris Kounalakis, Mehmet Ungan, Heidrun Lingner, Nicola Buono

Presented on 01/05/2021 at the 92nd EGPRN Meeting.

Mixed method situational review of primary family violence care in IMOCAFV

Sara Ares Blanco, Thomas Frese, Anca Lacatus, Ana Claveria, Raquel Gómez Bravo, Zaida Azeredo, Markus Herrmann, Nena Kopcavar, Jinan Usta, Carmen Fernández Alonso, Sarah Simons, Leo Pas

Presented on 16/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.

Randomized controlled trials on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes in African countries - a systematic review

Angelika Sandholzer-Yilmaz, Susanne Unverzagt, Thomas Frese, Eric Kroeber

Presented on 30/04/2021 at the 92nd EGPRN Meeting.

What is important to attract medical students to rural clerkships?

Sabine Herget, Melanie Nafziger, Stephanie Sauer, Thomas Frese, Tobias Deutsch

Presented on 19/10/2019 at the 89th EGPRN Meeting.

Students underestimate GPs’ earnings – Should we talk about money? A report on preliminary results of an ongoing study

Tobias Deutsch, Stefan Lippmann, Alexander Heine, Thomas Frese

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Undergraduate students’ adoption of a new extra-curricular GP teaching project (LeiKA)

Anne-Kathrin Geier, Christiane Saur, Stefan Lippmann, Thomas Frese, Tobias Deutsch

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

Non-pharmacological interventions to achieve blood pressure control in African patients : a systematic review

Monique Cernota, Eric Kröber, Tamiru Demeke, Thomas Frese, Sefonias Getachew, Eva Johanna Kantelhardt, Susanne Unverzagt

Presented on 01/05/2021 at the 92nd EGPRN Meeting.

“What should medical students learn to be prepared for rural practice? Qualitative analysis of expert interviews with German rural physicians”

Sabine Herget, Kay Klinge, Melanie Nafziger, Stephanie Sauer, Markus Bleckwenn, Tobias Deutsch, Thomas Frese

Presented on 30/04/2021 at the 92nd EGPRN Meeting.

What Hungarian medical students think about Family Medicine as a speciality? Is it a career choice?

András Mohos, Csenge Hargittay, Bernadett Márkus, Attila Nagy, Krisztián Vörös, Szilvia Ádám, Thomas Frese, László Kalabay, Péter Torzsa

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

Participation in structured diabetes mellitus self-management education program and association with self-management behavior - results from a population-based study

Solveig Carmienke, Marcus Heise, Jens Baumert, Lars Gabrys, Alexander Bauer, Yong Du, Thomas Frese, Christin Heidemann, Astrid Fink

Presented on 16/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.

Willingness of German general practitioners to participate in long-term research networks

Larissa Virnau, Annett Bräsigk, Tobias Deutsch, Alexander Bauer, Eric Kröber, Markus Bleckwenn, Thomas Frese, Heidrun Lingner

Presented on 30/04/2021 at the 92nd EGPRN Meeting.

Interests

Methodology
Quantitative Research