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HERMANN BRENNER



1958               

born in Sindelfingen, Germany; married, 4 daughters 


1978 - 1985   

medical school, universities of Tübingen and Marburg


1985               

M.D., University of Tübingen


1985 - 1987   

resident, internal medicine and family medicine


1987 - 1988   

School of Public Health, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA


1988               

M.P.H. in Epidemiology, UNC School of Public Health


1989 - 1990    

epidemiologist, Cancer Registry of Saarland


1990 - 1993   

Head, Unit of Epidemiology, University of Ulm


1993 - 1994   

Associate Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Munich


1994               

Offer for chair at the University of Halle-Wittenberg (declined)


1995 - 2000   

Professor of Epidemiology, Chair of Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Ulm


2000 - 2005   

Professor of Epidemiology, Chair of Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg


2006 -             

Professor of Epidemiology, Chair of Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

 

ACTIVITIES IN THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY, HONORS, AWARDS:
1998 - 2001   

president and vice president, German association of epidemiology


2000 - 2005   

scientific director, German Centre for Research on Ageing


2002 -            

co-founder and deputy chair, DFG-Graduate Program “Epidemiology of communicable and chronic, non-communicable diseases and their interrelationships”


2006 -            

steering committee, European Network for Indicators on Cancer (EUNICE)


2006 -            

deputy director, Network on Aging Research Heidelberg-Mannheim

 

1993              

Johann Peter Süssmilch medal (bi-annual young scientists award of the German Association of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology)


1995               

Research Award "Smokefree living" of the medical association "Smoking and Health"


1997              

Merckle Research Award of the University of Ulm, Germany


1997              

Research Award of the German Society for Pediatric Infectiology


1998              

Copenhagen Award for Outstanding Scientific Work on Helicobacter infection in children (annual award of the European Helicobacter pylori Study Group)


2001              

Herman A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA


2006              

Felix Burda Award for Medical Prevention

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Hermann Brenner