Andreas Stang, MD
Adjunct Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MD, University of Cologne
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health

Prof. Andreas Stang MPH born in 1965, studied Medicine and finished his MD degree in 1992 at Free University of Berlin. He worked as a clinician from 1992 through 1994. Thereafter, he studied Public Health (MPH) (focus: epidemiology and biostatistics) at Boston University with Kenneth J Rothman and Charles Poole from 1995 through 1996. He was working as an epidemiologist at University of Essen from 1996 through 2004. Prof. Stang has been certified as an experienced epidemiologist by the German Society of Epidemiology (DGEPI) in 2000. From 2004 through 2014, he was professor of clinical epidemiology at University of Halle. Since 2009, he was director of the Institute of Clinical Epidemiology at University of Halle. In 2014, Prof. Stang became Professor of Epidemiology at the Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg-Essen, University Hospital of Essen and became director of the Center of Clinical Epidemiology. He is one of the editors of the European Journal of Epidemiology. Besides teaching at the Medical School, he teaches cancer epidemiology (3-day course) at the School of Public Health at University of Düsseldorf annually. Furthermore, he teaches a 10-day course of epidemiologic methods at Berlin School of Public Health. He also teaches within the MSE program at University of Mainz. Prof. Stang has more than 170 peer-reviewed contributions (Medline) as first, co-author or last author. His major research topics are cancer epidemiology especially cancer registry epidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology, and epidemiologic methods. Since 2012, he is adjunct professor of epidemiology at the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University.

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  1. Stang A, Deckert M, Stolpe S. Statistical Inference in Abstracts Published in Cardiovascular Journals. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 Mar 30; 77(12):1554-1561. PMID: 33766262
  2. Amiri M, Deckert M, Michel MC, Poole C, Stang A. Statistical inference in abstracts of three influential clinical pharmacology journals analyzed using a text-mining algorithm. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2021 Mar 26. PMID: 33769597
  3. Knispel S, Gassenmaier M, Menzies AM, Loquai C, Johnson DB, Franklin C, Gutzmer R, Hassel JC, Weishaupt C, Eigentler T, Schilling B, Schummer P, Sirokay J, Kiecker F, Owen CN, Fleischer MI, Cann C, Kähler KC, Mohr P, Bluhm L, Niebel D, Thoms KM, Goldinger SM, Reinhardt L, Meier F, Berking C, Reinhard R, Susok L, Ascierto PA, Drexler K, Pföhler C, Tietze J, Heinzerling L, Livingstone E, Ugurel S, Long GV, Stang A, Schadendorf D, Zimmer L. Outcome of melanoma patients with elevated LDH treated with first-line targeted therapy or PD-1-based immune checkpoint inhibition. Eur J Cancer. 2021 Mar 15; 148:61-75. PMID: 33735811
  4. Gronewold J, Kropp R, Lehmann N, Stang A, Mahabadi A, Weimar C, Dichgans M, Moebus S, Kröger K, Hoffmann B, Jöckel KH, Erbel R, Hermann D. Population impact of different hypertension management guidelines based on the prospective population-based Heinz Nixdorf Recall study. BMJ Open. 2021 Feb 17; 11(2):e039597. PMID: 33597131
  5. Anastasiou OE, Hüsing A, Korth J, Theodoropoulos F, Taube C, Jöckel KH, Stang A, Dittmer U. Seasonality of Non-SARS, Non-MERS Coronaviruses and the Impact of Meteorological Factors. Pathogens. 2021 Feb 09; 10(2). PMID: 33572306
  6. Gianicolo EAL, Russo A, Büchler B, Taylor K, Stang A, Blettner M. Gender specific excess mortality in Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic accounting for age. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Feb; 36(2):213-218. PMID: 33495860
  7. Stang A, Kühling L, Khil L, Kajüter H, Schützendübel A, Mattauch V. Drop in Cancer Reporting by Pathologists in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, During the COVID-19 Lockdown. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2020 12 21; 117(51-52):886-887. PMID: 33637170
  8. Stolpe S, Kowall B, Stang A. Decline of coronary heart disease mortality is strongly effected by changing patterns of underlying causes of death: an analysis of mortality data from 27 countries of the WHO European region 2000 and 2013. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Jan; 36(1):57-68. PMID: 33247420
  9. Skoda EM, Teufel M, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Junne F, Weismüller B, Hetkamp M, Musche V, Kohler H, Dörrie N, Schweda A, Bäuerle A. Psychological burden of healthcare professionals in Germany during the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic: differences and similarities in the international context. J Public Health (Oxf). 2020 11 23; 42(4):688-695. PMID: 32766787
  10. Stang A, Knowlton R, Rekowski J, Gershman ST, Galea S. Smoking cessation potential among newly diagnosed cancer patients: a population-based study of the ten most common cancers in Massachusetts, USA, 2008-2013. Ann Epidemiol. 2021 Apr; 56:55-60.e11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33189878
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cancer epidemiology
cardiovascular epidemiology
epidemiologic methods
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