Passionate about creating healthier and more just communities.

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About us

The Community Health Lab (Grabovac Group) is a research group based at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna. We are a multidisciplinary team that is passionate about creating healthier and more just communities based on implementation science and following the principles of social medicine.

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Our projects

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Cancerless
Cancer Prevention and Early Detection among the Homeless Population in Europe
Less is More
De-Prescribing Pharmaceuticals for Patient Safety and Sustainable Public Health
Co-Captain
Co-Adapting and Implementing Patient Navigation for Primary Cancer Prevention
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Latest news

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Honja and Lisa give a talk at VHS Urania
20 May 2024
Honja and Lisa give a talk at VHS Urania
On April 8, 2024, Honja Hama and Lisa Lehner gave a talk at one of Vienna’s Centers for Adult Education (Volkshochschule) on the social aspects of pharmaceuticals. The Social Lives of Pharmaceuticals In a 90-minute interactive talk, the “Less is More?”-team members presented some initial findings from the project, but focused on discussing with a lively audience at the Volkshochschule...
Lisa presents at the World Hand Hygiene Day
20 May 2024
Lisa presents at the World Hand Hygiene Day
Each year on May 5th, the world and the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day. May 5th, if you showed it with your hands, would have you use all five fingers of both of your hands – emphasizing the importance of hand hygiene. For World Hand Hygiene Day 2024, Lisa Lehner gave a talk...
Igor on the “Our Better Half” podcast
20 May 2024
Igor on the “Our Better Half” podcast
Igor talked about his research on sexuality and sex in older adults and his new book on the “Our Better Half” podcast in an episode called: Sex Research: Beyond Dysfunction and Towards Pleasure. The podcast is led by 4 sex researchers and dedicated to topics of healthy sexuality and sex in older adults. Igor discussed...