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

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. Al Rifai M, Al-Mallah MH, Blaha MJ, Patel J, McEvoy JW, Nasir K, Shahid I, Patel KV, Sharma G, Marrugat J, Tizon-Marcos H, Erbel R, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Lehmann N, Schramm S, Schmidt B, Blumenthal RS, Virani SS, Nambi V, Cainzos-Achirica M. Epidemiology and Prognostic Implications of Coronary Artery Calcium in Asymptomatic Individuals With Prediabetes: A Multicohort Study. Diabetes Care. 2024 Feb 08. PMID: 38329795
  2. Kröger K, Heldt F, Feyen L, Feller K, Kowall B, Stang A. Oral Anticoagulation and Mortality in Cases with Intracranial Bleeding: Analysis of Nationwide Prescription and Hospitalization Data. Hamostaseologie. 2024 Feb 05. PMID: 38316418
  3. Brieger L, Schramm S, Schmidt B, Roggenbuck U, Erbel R, Stang A, Kowall B. Aggregation of type-2 diabetes, prediabetes, and metabolic syndrome in German couples. Sci Rep. 2024 Feb 05; 14(1):2984. PMID: 38316913; PMCID: PMC10844497; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-53417-1;
  4. Chorti E, Kowall B, Hassel JC, Schilling B, Sachse M, Gutzmer R, Loquai C, Kähler KC, Hüsing A, Gilde C, Thielmann CM, Zaremba-Montenari A, Placke JM, Gratsias E, Martaki A, Roesch A, Ugurel S, Schadendorf D, Livingstone E, Stang A, Zimmer L. Association of antibiotic treatment with survival outcomes in treatment-naïve melanoma patients receiving immune checkpoint blockade. Eur J Cancer. 2024 Mar; 200:113536. PMID: 38306840
  5. Stolpe S, Kowall B, Stang A. The pitfalls of focusing on cardiovascular disease mortality to explain differences in life expectancy. Eur J Epidemiol. 2024 Jan 10. PMID: 38195956
  6. Stang A, Rothman KJ. Authors' Reply: Statistical inference and effect measures in abstracts of randomized trials, 1975-2021. Eur J Epidemiol. 2024 Jan 04.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38177574
  7. Stang A, Schmidt B, Schramm S, Kowall B, Jöckel KH, Erbel R, Kuss O, Geerling G. Synergism between coexisting eye diseases and sex in increasing the prevalence of the dry eye syndrome. Sci Rep. 2024 Jan 03; 14(1):314. PMID: 38172608; PMCID: PMC10764946; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-50871-1;
  8. Schwedhelm C, Nimptsch K, Ahrens W, Hasselhorn HM, Jöckel KH, Katzke V, Kluttig A, Linkohr B, Mikolajczyk R, Nöthlings U, Perrar I, Peters A, Schmidt CO, Schmidt B, Schulze MB, Stang A, Zeeb H, Pischon T. Chronic disease outcome metadata from German observational studies - public availability and FAIR principles. Sci Data. 2023 Dec 05; 10(1):868. PMID: 38052810; PMCID: PMC10698176; DOI: 10.1038/s41597-023-02726-7;
  9. Stolpe S, Kowall B, Werdan K, Zeymer U, Bestehorn K, Weber MA, Schneider S, Stang A. Correction: OECD indicator 'AMI 30-day mortality' is neither comparable between countries nor suitable as indicator for quality of acute care. Clin Res Cardiol. 2023 Nov 22. PMID: 37991503
  10. Stolpe S, Kowall B, Stang A. The Quality of Cause-Of-Death Statistics After the Introduction of the Electronic Coding System Iris/Muse-an Analysis of Mortality Data, 2005-2019. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2023 Nov 17; 120(46):793-794. PMID: 38099602
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cancer epidemiology
cardiovascular epidemiology
epidemiologic methods
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