Research Expertise & Professional Interests
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.