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Eva Rehfuess

Prof. Eva Annette Rehfuess, BA MA(Oxon) PhD

Director of the Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research

Contact

Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research
Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE)
Biometry and Evidence-based Public Health
Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU)
Marchioninistr. 17
81377 Munich, Germany

Room: U 041
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-78224
Fax: +49 (0)89 2180-78230

Website: http://ibe.web.med.uni-muenchen.de

Work group

Biometry und Bioinformatic / Evidence-Based Public Health

RESEARCH

Areas of research

  • Methods for evidence-based public health
  • Systematic reviews
  • Evaluation of complex interventions
  • Household air pollution from solid fuel use in developing countries
  • Child health in developing countries
  • Effectiveness and implementation of the UV Index

Selected current research projects

Other relevant activities

  • Founding member of Cochrane Public Health Europe, http://ph.cochrane.org/cochrane-public-health-europe
  • Editor of Cochrane Public Health
  • Convenor of German Network for Evidence-based Medicine, Public Health Group
  • GRADE Working Group (member)
  • Global Alliance on Clean Cookstoves, Health Working Group (member)
  • Global Burden of Disease Projects 2010, Household Air Pollution Working Group (member)
  • Associate Editor of Energy for Sustainable Development

 

SHORT CV

since October 1st, 2018 Director of the Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research

since 2015 Adjunct Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, http://waterinstitute.unc.edu/about-us/outside-affiliates/eva-rehfuess/

since 2009 Senior scientist, Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology and Pettenkofer School of Public Health, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

2011 - 2014 Habilitation in Epidemiology and Public Health on “Application of the Principles and Methods of Evidence-Based Public Health to the Household Air Pollution Challenge”, Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

2002 – 2008 Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Public Health on „Solid fuel use and child health in Africa: a causal analysis", Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London

2002 – 2009 Establishment and coordination of a programme on household air pollution from solid fuel use in developing countries, World Health Organization, Geneva

2001 – 2007 Coordination of Global Initiative on Children's Environmental Health Indicators, World Health Organization, Geneva

1999 – 2000 Refinement of the global solar UV index and development of concepts for skin cancer prevention among children, World Health Organization, Geneva

1999 – 2000 Post-Graduate Fellowship Programme for International Affairs with the Robert Bosch Foundation, the World Health Organization, Geneva and the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Education, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

1995 – 1998 B.A. and M.A. (Oxon) in Biological Sciences, University of Oxford