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Research Unit Evidence-based Public Health

Lead: Prof. Dr. Eva Rehfuess

The unit leads various research projects to improve health in the population with a focus on methodological diversity and interdisciplinary approaches. We work with cooperation partners at regional, national and international level.

Research areas

  • Global health
  • Air pollution
  • Nutrition and physical activity

Methodological focus

  • Public health as a complex system
  • Systematic reviews and guidelines
  • Non-randomised study designs for the evaluation of interventions
  • Qualitative methods and mixed method approaches
  • Implementation Science and Knowledge Transfer

An overview of our current research related to COVID/19 can be found here.