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Prof. Dr. Dr. Sabine Gabrysch

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

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Luisenstrasse 57

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Additional information

You can find information about my work on the following websites:

At the Institute of Public Health: Research group "Climate Change and Health"

At the Potsdam Institut for climate impact research: Research department 2 "Climate resilience"

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Recruiting Grantee, funded by Stiftung Charité.

Vita Prof. Dr. Dr. Sabine Gabrysch

Professional Career

2019 - Professor for Climate Change and Health, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
2019 - Head, Research Department 2, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
2014 - 2019 Head, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Deputy head, Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
2013 - 2014 Research group leader, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
2011 - Honorary Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
2009 - 2013 Postdoctoral researcher, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
2006 - 2009 Graduate Teaching Assistant, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
2005 Senior house officer in infectious diseases at Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
2003 - 2004 Pre-registration house officer at Höglandet’s Hospital, Eksjö, Sweden    



2018 Associate Professorship (außerplanmäßige Professur), Heidelberg University
2014 Habilitation in Epidemiology, Heidelberg University
2006 - 2009 PhD in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Topic: The influence of distance on health facility delivery in rural Zambia
2005 - 2006 Master of Science in Epidemiology (distinction), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
2004 Full registration as medical doctor in Sweden and Germany
2002 Medical doctoral thesis (summa cum laude), Institute of Physiology I, University of Tübingen. Topic: Transcriptional regulation of the new protein kinase h-sgk and its implication in fibrosing inflammatory disease
1995 - 2002 Medical studies, University of Tübingen and Brown University, Providence/Rhode Island (USA)



Functions / offices

Memberships (selected)

German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) (since 2020)
Advisory Council "One Health", German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (since 2020)
Steering Committee, German Alliance for Global Health Research (2020)
Board, German Society for Epidemiology (DGEpi) (DGEpi) (2017 – 2020)
Executive Board , Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) (2014 – 2019, deputy 2014 – 2015)
Epidemiological Steering Committee, German National Cohort (NAKO) (2014 – 2018)
Steering Committee, John Snow Society (2010 – 2015)




Research Gate

Research profile