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Dr. med. Claudia Denkinger

Management (Section Clinical Tropical Medicine)

Focus

Internal Medicine, Infectiology and Tropical Medicine


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Medical/Professional background

Master of Science in Tropical Medicine and International Public Health an der London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. Passed with distinction. Frederick Murgatroyd Award

2018

W3-Professur, Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Innere Medizin - abgelehnt-

2016

W2 Professur, Innere Medizin, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Hostein, Lübeck - abgelehnt

since 2015

Anerkennung als Fachärztin Innere Medizin und Zusatzbezeichnung Infektiologie, Deutschland

since 2012

Anerkennung als Fachärztin für Infektiologie, USA

since 2009

Anerkennung als Fachärztin für Innere Medizin, USA

since April 2009

Diplom in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene an der London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

2008 – 2009

Master of Science in Tropical Medicine and International Public Health an der London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. Thema: “Trends in Community-acquired Bloodstream Infections in a Tertiary Care Center over 12 years”

since April 2004

Promotion zum Thema: „Untersuchungen zur Blockade des Makrophagen-Migrations-Inhibitionsfaktors in der Experimentellen autoimmunen Enzephalomyelitis“, Case Western Reserve University und Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg;
Bewertung; Summa cum laude

since 2004

Approbation als Ärztin

1997 – 2004

Studium der Humanmedizin an der Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg; Gesamtnote: 1.0

Scientific background

since May 2019

Leiterin der Sektion Klinische Tropenmedizin, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

February 2014 – April 2019

Head of Tuberculosis Program, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland

May 2014 – September 2016

Founder and Head of Hepatitis Program, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland

June 2012 – January 2015

Oberärztin der Infektiologie, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center und Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

July 2012 – January 2014

Postdoctoral Fellow, Epidemiology and Global Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2009 – 2012

Global Health Program Co-Founder and -Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA

June 2009 – June 2010

Lehrverantwortliche Oberärztin Innere Medizin (62 Assistenzärzte), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center und Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

July 2008 – September 2008

Internistin für die University of Texas Southwestern in HIV Klinik in Vaalwater, Limpopo, South Africa

July 2005 – June 2008

Assistenzärztin, Innere Medizin, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center und Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Commendations

2018

India Health & Wellness Summit Awards, Public Health Initiative contributed to a project on improving pediatric diagnosis for tuberculosis in the Indian public & private sector

2016

Gertrud Meissner Award, European Society of Mycobacteriology in appreciation of significant and excellent contribution to the mycobacteriology field awarded to a scientist under 40 years of age

2014

Forschungspreis, McGill International TB center, Canada for best postdoctoral research paper

2013

Forschungspreis, McGill International TB center, Canada awarded for poster presentation

2009

Auszeichnung, University of London, UK awarded for outstanding performance in the master course

2008

Tutoren-Preis, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA in recognition of excellence in Tutoring

2008

Lowell McGee Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA awarded to recognize the best junior resident

2006

Novartis Preis für Doktorarbeit, University of Würzburg, Germany awarded to recognize the best doctoral thesis with summa cum laude

2006

James Tullis Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA awarded to recognize the best intern

1997

Karl-von-Frisch-Preis, German Association of Biologists for outstanding performance in biology in high school

2006

Postgraduierten-Stipendium, University of Würzburg/ Novartis Foundation awarded for excellence in research

2004

Hornberger Stipendium, University of Würzburg, Germany awarded to support clinical training at the University of Rochester, New York

2002

Keystone-Stipendium, Keystone Symposia awarded to support participation in a research meeting in Steamboat Springs, USA, on T cell tolerance and activation

2000

Reisestipendium, Boehringer Ingelheim in support of a career in medical investigation

2000 – 2001

Forschungsstipendium, German Business Foundation (sdw) awarded to students who are deemed to be especially gifted for a career in research

1999 – 2004

Stipendium, German Business Foundation (sdw) awarded to students with outstanding performance in high school/university and commitment to the improvement of society

1999 – 2004

Stipendium der Studienstiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft

Professional memberships

since 2019

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Tropenmedizin und Globale Gesundheit e.V.

since 2017

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Infektiologie e.V.

since 2016

Research Taskforce, World Health Organization

since 2010

New Diagnostics Working Group, Stop TB Partnership

since 2010

Infectious Disease Society of America

since 2010

International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease