Rolf Winau (born February 25, 1937 in Düsseldorf ; † July 15, 2006 ) was a German medical historian. Under his leadership, the Institute for the History of Medicine at the Free University of Berlin became one of the largest institutions in this field in Germany.
After doctorates in history and medicine, Winau was appointed professor at the Free University of Berlin in 1976. Together with Gerhard Baader and other employees, Winau did intensive research in the field of "Medicine under National Socialism". Another focus was the history of medicine in Berlin, on which he cooperated with the Berlin Society for the History of Medicine .
After the fall of the Wall in 1989, Winau was actively involved in restructuring the various facilities in Berlin. Today “his” institute is at the Charité .
- as ed. with Gunter Mann: Medicine, Science, Technology and the Second Empire. Göttingen 1977.
- Medicine in Berlin. De Gruyter, Berlin / New York 1987, ISBN 3-11-010476-8 .
- as ed. with Hans Peter Rosemeier: Death and Dying. De Gruyter, Berlin / New York 1984, ISBN 3-11-010001-0 .
- Rolf Winau, Ekkehard Vaubel: Surgeons in Berlin: 100 portraits. De Gruyter, Berlin / New York 1983, ISBN 3-11-009798-2 .
- Do not abuse: Moabit Hospital. Edited on behalf of the Berlin Society for the History of Medicine by Christian Pross and Rolf Winau. Edition Hentrich, Fröhlich u. Kaufmann, Berlin 1984 (= Series German Past: Sites of the History of Berlin. Volume 5), ISBN 3-88725-109-1 .
- as ed. with Bernd Holdorff: History of Neurology in Berlin. De Gruyter, Berlin 2001, ISBN 978-3-11-016913-3 .
- Literature by and about Rolf Winau in the catalog of the German National Library
- Personal page on the website of the Institute for the History of Medicine (Charité) ( Memento from June 15, 2011 in the Internet Archive )
- Udo Schagen : On the death of Rolf Winau In: Berliner Doctors No. 9/2006, pp. 28–29
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German medical historian|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 25, 1937|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Dusseldorf|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 15, 2006|