Stefan Scholz (M.Sc. Public Health, M.Sc. Statistical Sciences) is currently working as a research assistant at the Department of Health Economics and Health Management at the Faculty of Public Health at the Bielefeld University. His research focuses on the quantitative Analysis of supplier structures in the German health care system and on health economic decision modeling with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases. His first Master thesis in Public Health he applied methods of operations research to hospital planning to compare it to the current governmental planning procedure. In one of his first research project he analyzed regional differences in outpatient physician supply and authored a WHO policy brief on this topic. In his second Master thesis in the Master of Statistical Sciences he used a model of differential equations to analyze the effect of different screening scenarios on the number of Syphilis-infections in Germany. His current projects involves the (health economic) evaluation of Influenza- and HPV vaccination programmes.
Between 2011 and 2014 Stefan Scholz served as founding chairman of the youth chapter of the German Society for Health Economics (dggö). He is also a member of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).
- Master Public Health:
- Health Economic Technology Assessment (MPH 37)
- Seminar: Applied Methods of Health Economics
- Decision analytic modeling, especially agent-based modeling
- Analysis of supplier-structures in the ambulatory and hospital sector