School of Mechanical Engineering and Safety Engineering

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  • Research Work, Age, Health and Work
  • Lecturer Preventive Medicine
  • Lecturer Methods of Evidence-Based Research
  • Lecturer Environmental Medicine
  • Lecturer Empirical Social Research
  • Lecturer Ergonomics
  • Head of the G26-Lab ('Occupational Medical Examination Methods')
  • Coordination of the Occupational Health and Safety Seminars at the University of Wuppertal
  • Member of the Management Team

  • Work, Age, Health and Work Participation
  • Work-related stress and mental health
  • Epidemiology, health promotion, primary and tertiary prevention
  • Epidemiological and statistical methodology 

  • A National Projects within the lidA (leben in der Arbeit) - cohort study  ( www.lida-studie.de):
  • 1) Head of the project 'BGF and Work Participation'
  • 2) Head of the project "Workplace Health Promotion (BGF) among older employees in Germany"
  • 3) Head and coordination of the project "Medical rehabilitation and return to work in the ageing workforce – a study with the lidA cohort study"
  • B International Projects
  • 1) Task group leader der Task group 'Psychosocial influences of mental health' (EU-Omega.net)
  • 2) Substitute task group leader der Task group 'Healthy ageing and work paricipation' (EU-Omega.net)

Spokesperson of the work group Epidemiology of the World of Work (re-election 2022) with Janice Hegewald, Institute and Polyclinic for Occupational and Social Medicine of the Technical University of Dresden and Katazyna Burek, Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the Statutory Accident Insurance, Institute of the Ruhr-University Bochum

Chair of meetings at conferences (e.g. DGAUM 2017, 2018, 2020, 2022, DGEpi 2018, 2019, DGSMP 2019, 2021, 2022)

Vice-Chair and Scientific Coordination of the international, interdisciplinary conference 'Work, Age, Health and Employment (WAHE2016)

2020 Julius Springer Prize Zentralblatts für Arbeitsmedizin - Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie as co-author

2018 Poster Prize - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Arbeits- und Umweltmedizin as co-author

2016 Poster Prize - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Arbeits- und Umweltmedizin

2008 Best Paper Award-Science, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Arbeitswissenschaft

2004 Stefan-Engel-Wissenschaftspreis, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sozialpädiatrie und Jugendmedizin

  • International Epidemiological Association (IEA)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie (DGEpi e.V.)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie & Epidemiologie (GMDS e.V.)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sozialmedizin und Prävention (DGSMP e.V.)

2019 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for a lecture tour to Wellington, New Zealand

2015 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for a lecture tour to Washington, D.C., USA

2013 Scholarship from the Swedish Research Council for Working Life and Social Research for a research stay at the University of Uppsala, Sweden

2013 DAAD scholarship for a lecture tour to San Francisco, USA

2009 DAAD scholarship for a lecture tour to Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

 

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