Institut für Public Health

PD Dr. med. Sabine Gabrysch

MSc PhD

Unit Head,  Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 

Sabine studied medicine and worked clinically in Sweden for some years before completing an MSc and then PhD in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. In 2009, she joined the Institute of Public Health at Heidelberg University. She received a Rahel Goitein-Straus fellowship in 2010 and a Postdoctoral fellowship of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation in 2011. In 2012, she was awarded a Postdoctoral fellowship of the Daimler and Benz Foundation and a Margarete von Wrangell Habilitation fellowship.

Since 2013, Sabine has been leading a BMBF-funded Junior Scientist Group in Epidemiology and in 2014 she was appointed acting head of the Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and deputy head of the Institute of Public Health. Her research interests include maternal and child health in low-income settings, infectious diseases, malnutrition and global environmental change. She enjoys working across disciplines and with NGOs.


Education

2014Habilitation in Epidemiology, Heidelberg University
2006–2009   
 PhD in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Title: The influence of distance on health facility delivery in rural Zambia
2005–2006   MSc Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
1998–2000   

Medical doctoral thesis, Institute of Physiology, University of Tübingen
Title: Transcriptional regulation of the new protein kinase h-sgk and its implication in fibrosing inflammatory disease

1995–2002 Medical studies, University of Tübingen, with stays in the U.S. and Argentina
 

Languages

German, English, Swedish, Spanish, French, Italian (basic), Portuguese (basic)
   

Positions

2014-currentHead, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Deputy head, Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
2013–2014
Research group leader, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
2009–2013  Research associate, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
2006–2009

Graduate Teaching Assistant, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

2005  Senior house officer in infectious diseases at Uppsala University Hospital,
Sweden
2003-2004     

Pre-registration house officer at Höglandet’s Hospital, Eksjö, Sweden        

 

Teaching

Publications

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Contact Information

Im Neuenheimer Feld 324
R. 313
69120 Heidelberg

Phone : +49 (0)6221 56-5086
Fax:      +49 (0)6221 56-5039
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