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Prof. Dr. Michael MARX

Professor

Biography

Professor of International Health and Expert for Health Systems Development and Research.

Education

  • Universities of Liège/Belgium, Würzburg/Germany, Toulouse/France and Bonn/Germany, Medical Studies, Medical Doctor (Final Examination in Medicine, 1980), 1973 – 1980.
  • Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany, Doctoral Thesis: "Research on the Application of Gentamycin as a Prophylactic Against Pneumonia for Patients under Artificial Respiration in Intensive Care" Dr med; (distinction), 1978-1980.
  • University of Heidelberg, Institute for Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Germany, Certificate Course "Medicine in developing Countries", 1984.
  • School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H), 1987.
  • Medical Association (Medical Association of North Baden, Germany), Specialisation in Internal Medicine (Specialist in Internal Medicine), 1990.
  • Medical Association (Medical Association of North Baden, Germany), Specialisation in Tropical Medicine (Additional Qualification in Tropical Medicine), 1991.
  • University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty, PhD- Habilitation for Public Health- Associate Professor (Private Lecturer in Public Health), 2006.
  • University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty, Professor for International Health, 2005.

Employment Record

  • Research Associate, Intensive Care Unit at the Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Bonn, Germany, 1980-1981.
  • Assistant Doctor (Senior House Officer), St. Gertrauden Hospital, Berlin, Germany, 1981-1984.
  • Director of the Hospital, Integrated Expert, at the Kiremba Hospital, Burundi, Center for International Migration and Development "(CIM / GTZ), Frankfurt, Germany, 1984-1988.
  • Research Associate, Institute of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1988-1991.
  • Team Leader & Public Health Advisor to the Ministry of Health: “Rural Health Project Kissidougou-Gueckédou-Faranah, German Society for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Guinea, 1991-1996.
  • Head of Health Systems & Evaluation Unit, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1996-2004.
  • Senior Lecturer- Director, University of Heidelberg, Institute for Global Health, Germany, 2004-Present.

Skills

Professional Associations and Publications90%
International Consulting 90%
Language Skills 90%
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