Research fellow

Wiebke Schäfer

Curriculum vitae

  • since March 2017 Research associate at Leibniz-Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS
  • February 2017 Master of Science in Epidemiology, University of Bremen (Master thesis: Off-Label Antidepressant-Use and Palliative Care in the Elderly)
  • June 2013 Master of Arts in Public Health, University of Bremen
  • October 2010 Bachelor of Arts in Public Health and Cultural Sciences (minor), University of Bremen

Research interests

  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Utilization of antidepressants, especially in the elderly people
  • Drug and vaccine safety
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Secondary Data

Memberships

Projects

Selected publications

  • Articles with peer-review

  • Reinold J, Schäfer W, Christianson L, Barone-Adesi F, Riedel O, Pisa F. Anticholinergic burden and fractures: A protocol for a methodological systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2019;9:e030205.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030205
  • Schäfer W, Princk C, Kollhorst B, Schink T. Antidepressants and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke in the elderly: A nested case-control study. Drug Safety. 2019;42(9):1081-1089.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40264-019-00837-y
  • Presentations at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Schäfer W, Oppelt KA, Haug U. Nutzung von Sekundärdaten zur Charakterisierung von "Extremen" in der Versorgung: Beispiel Koloskopie. 13. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie (DGEpi), 26.-28. September 2018, Bremen.
  • Schäfer W, Kollhorst B, Reinders T, Riedel O. Off-label antidepressant use. 33rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE), 26-30 August 2017, Montreal, Canada. (Abstract published in: Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety. 2017;26(Suppl.2):S465)
  • Schäfer W, Princk C, Schlie N, Kollhorst B, Schink T. Antidepressants and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke. 33rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE), 26-30 August 2017, Montreal, Canada. (Abstract published in: Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety. 2017;26(Suppl.2):S248)
  • Posters at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Schäfer W, Princk C, Schlie N, Kollhorst B, Schink T. Antidepressants and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke. 13. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie (DGEpi), 26.-28. September 2018, Bremen.

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Prizes and awards

  • ICPE Scholarship 2017
    International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (2017)
    Attending and actively participating in the 33rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management in Montréal, Canada as Junior Researcher

Teaching

Secondary data for health research
University of Mainz
MSc Epidemiology
Wintersemester 2018/19

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