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Institut für Public Health

PD Dr. sc. hum. Volker Winkler

MSc biol.

Deputy Unit head



After his studies in biology Volker Winkler did his PhD within the DFG graduate program 793 ‘Epidemiology of communicable and chronic, non-communicable diseases and their interrelationships’. In 2015, he became Deputy Head of the unit ’Epidemiology and Biostatistics’ within the Institute of Public Health. In 2016, he finalized his habilitation (associate professorship) in epidemiology.

His two main research interests are ‘Non-communicable diseases in low and middle income countries’ and ‘Migrant Health’ focusing on individuals from the former Soviet Union. Generally, his research as well as his teaching activities are focused on topics using quantitative methods.


Education

2016   Habilitation in Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health
2008   Dissertation Dr. sc. hum., Institute of Public Health
2004   Diploma in Biology, University Heidelberg


Teaching

  • Epidemiology for medical students (HeiCuMed) at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
  • "Module 4: Research foundations" Master of Science in International Health at the University of Heidelberg
  • "Basic Statistics for Biologists" The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (HBIGS):
  • "Disease Control: Strategies and Policies" der Short Courses in International Health (tropEd) am Institut für Public Health
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Contact Information

Im Neuenheimer Feld 324
R. 312a
69120 Heidelberg

Phone1: +49 (0)6221 56-5031
Phone2: +49 (0)6252 910504
Fax.:      +49 (0)6221 56-5039
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