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Dr. med. Philipp Jaehn

Philipp Jaehn studied medicine at Heidelberg University and completed his doctoral thesis at the Institute of Global Health. He is interested in the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases with a focus on cancer epidemiology and social epidemiology. His research in the project “Cancer incidence and mortality among migrants from the Former Soviet Union” focused on histologic types of gastric cancer and analysis of cancer staging. Philipp has expertise in R programming and analysis of missing data using multiple imputation. Furthermore, he has a strong interest in socially responsible licensing of university innovations and global access to medicines.


Student of Epidemiology, MSc Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
May 2017 Medical doctoral thesis (Dr. med.)
  Histology and staging of gastrointestinal malignomas among resettlers from the former Soviet Union in the Saarland, Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg
May 2017 License to practice medicine
Sept.2010 - May2017 Medical studies, University at Heidelberg University and University of Istanbul, Turkey


Gabrysch S, Jaehn P (2018): Commentary: Germany must invest in its global health academic workforce. The Lancet; 391(10121): 656-657. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(18)30247-2

Cho AB*, Jaehn P*, Holleczek B, Becher H, Winkler V. (2018): Stage of cancer diagnoses among migrants from the former Soviet Union in comparison to the German population – are diagnoses among migrants delayed? BMC Public Health; 18(1):148. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5046-0
(* equal contribution)

Jaehn P, Inhoffen J, Scheer J, Streicher F, Gesine Huhn A, Lance C. 2017. [Possibilities for Universities to Influence Global Pricing of Medicines]. Gesundheitswesen. 2017 Jul;79(7):530-534. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-113249

Jaehn P, Holleczek B, Becher H, Winkler V. 2016. Histologic types of gastric cancer among migrants from the former Soviet Union and the general population in Germany: what kind of prevention do we need? Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Aug;28(8):863-70.

Brauner M, Fendel L, Jaehn P, Wagner-Ahlfs C. 2015. Studierendeninitiative: Sozial verantwortlich forschen. Dtsch Arztebl 2015; 112(26)