Management and Committees

Management Board

Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot (scientific director)
Cornelia Wiedemeyer (managing director)
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ahrens (deputy scientific director)


Heads of Departments

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ahrens ("Epidemiological Methods and Etiological Research")
Prof. Dr. Krasimira Aleksandrova (deputy head "Epidemiological Methods and Etiological Research")

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Haug ("Clinical Epidemiology")

Prof. Dr. Hajo Zeeb ("Prevention and Evaluation")

Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot ("Biometry and Data Management")
Prof. Dr. Vanessa Didelez (deputy head "Biometry and Data Management")

Cornelia Wiedemeyer ("Administration")


Research Coordination

Dr. Frauke Günther

Scientific Management

Dr. Norman Wirsik

Public Relations

Rasmus Cloes



Works Council

Stephan Gesche (chair)
Stephanie Preyer-Reupsch (deputy chair)

Equal Opportunities Officer

Dr. Heike Gerds
Dr. Ronja Foraita (deputy)

Representative of
Disabled Employees

PD Dr. Oliver Riedel
Heidi Menßen (deputy)


Data Protection Officer

Alexander Knaust
datenschutz nord GmbH (BIPS data protection officer)

Ad Hoc Research Ethics Committee

Contact person: Dr. Frauke Günther

Representatives of Safety

Dr. Christoph Buck
Dr. Kathrin Günther (laboratory)


Structured Doctoral Program

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Haug
Dr. Sarah Forberger (senior dissertation representative)
Dr. Maike Wolters (senior dissertation representative)
Stefanie Do (representative of the doctoral students)
Hande Gencer (representative of the doctoral students)