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Arbeitsgruppe 2: Bevölkerungsmedizin und biomedizinische Grundlagen


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Research Activities in the Department of Public Health Medicine (AG2)

Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Modern Surveillance, Methods and Modeling
Since the establishment of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Bielefeld University, the Department of Public Health Medicine, has been substantially contributing to the academic development and research productivity. Over the years, a Department’s core research theme has been retrovirus infections and related diseases. The prominent .... mehr 

Burden of Disease Studies: general burden of illness, climate change and violence
The department is participating in an international research project of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The aim of the project is to develop methods and to estimate the burden of infectious diseases in Europe. .... mehr 

Megacities and health challenges: urbanization, health and global environmental change
Since 2007, the department has been involved in conducting research on multifaceted challenges and threats posed by the unplanned and largely ungoverned megacities to human health and well-being. The goal of this interdisciplinary research endeavor is to understand the dynamics of development and growth of megacities (population larger than ten million) in South Asia and China. .... mehr

Health challenges in the university setting: students’ health, international comparisons and interventions, life course research of adolescents’ health
Due to internationalization of higher education, the university setting poses various health challenges to its internationally diverse population. Since its establishment, the department has shown longstanding commitment to work in this crucial area. The department has expertise to examine the state of health, health risks and health seeking behaviors of university students. ... mehr

Health in business settings: computer-aided health consultation and health Monitoring
During the last years, the department is investigating the role of computer-aided (internet based) health consultation especially for employees. Within the framework of health management in business settings, there is need for efficient instruments for health monitoring of the work force. An accurate and valid database is essential for the development and the implementation of efficient and health supportive measures in the organizational setting. ... mehr