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Dr. sc. hum. Andreas Deckert

Dipl.-Inform. Med.


After developing an image analyzing tool for semi-automatic measurment of geographic atrophy areas in age related macular degeneration within a DFG funded project in his diploma thesis, Andreas Deckert started his professional career as a statistician at the Institute of Medical Biometry in Heidelberg. In 2008 he joined the Institute of Global Health, where he finalized his PhD on the health status of German repatriates in 2013. Since 2011 Andreas is responsible for a research project on chronic kidney diseases among HIV patients in Zambia.

Recently, he could launch a university partnership with CHRESO University in Lusaka, Zambia. Additionally, he is part of the FAARM project team. He has experience in planning, conducting and analyzing both experimental and observational studies, and in developing software tools in different programming languages. His research areas are (mental) health status of migrants in Germany, and non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.


2013 Dissertation Dr. sc. hum. in Epidemiology, Institute of Global Health Heidelberg
2004 Diploma, Medical Computer Science, University of Heidelberg
  Advanced training in biostatistics
  Advanced training in consultancy skills
  Advanced training in environmental science


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