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. 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. 2020 Nov 28. PMID: 33247420
  2. 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
  3. 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. 2020 Nov 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33189878
  4. Stang A, Standl F, Kowall B, Brune B, Böttcher J, Brinkmann M, Dittmer U, Jöckel KH. Excess mortality due to COVID-19 in Germany. J Infect. 2020 Nov; 81(5):797-801. PMID: 32956730
  5. Standl F, Jöckel KH, Brune B, Schmidt B, Stang A. Comparing SARS-CoV-2 with SARS-CoV and influenza pandemics. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 11. PMID: 32795407
  6. Wichert K, Rabstein S, Stang A, Erbel R, Eisele L, Arendt M, Keimer A, Dragano N, Hoffmann W, Lerch MM, Roskoden FC, Schmidt CO, Völzke H, Jöckel KH, Brüning T, Behrens T. Associations between shift work and risk of colorectal cancer in two German cohort studies. Chronobiol Int. 2020 Aug; 37(8):1235-1243. PMID: 32654542
  7. Stang A, Wellmann I, Kajüter H, Trocchi P, Becker JC, Green AC, Jöckel KH, Khil L. Differences in site-specific incidence and relative survival of cutaneous and mucocutaneous genital squamous cell carcinoma in Germany, 2007-2015. Int J Cancer. 2020 Nov 15; 147(10):2772-2779. PMID: 32445192
  8. Kowall B, Rathmann W, Kuß O, Herder C, Roden M, Stang A, Erbel R, Huth C, Thorand B, Meisinger C, Jöckel KH, Peters A. Associations between haemoglobin A1c and mortality rate in the KORA S4 and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall population-based cohort studies. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2020 Jun 18; e3369. PMID: 32558166
  9. Kowall B, Stang A, Erbel R, Moebus S, Petersmann A, Steveling A, Jöckel KH, Völzke H. Is the Obesity Paradox in Type 2 Diabetes Due to Artefacts of Biases? An Analysis of Pooled Cohort Data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study and the Study of Health in Pomerania. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2020; 13:1989-2000. PMID: 32606858
  10. Stang A, Standl F, Jöckel KH. Characteristics of COVID-19 pandemic and public health consequences. Herz. 2020 Jun; 45(4):313-315. PMID: 32333025
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cancer epidemiology
cardiovascular epidemiology
epidemiologic methods
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