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Dr Steffen Geis

MD MSc

Assistant Professor

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+ 265 992 565 460

Steffen joined LSHTM in January 2016 as Science Programme Manager at the Karonga Prevention Study, Malawi.

Steffen earned his medical degree from the Julius-Maximilians University in Wuerzburg, Germany, in 2002 and a research doctorate in pathology in 2006. From 2003 to 2004 he worked for the Department for Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany in southern Tanzania. There he joined the Mbeya Medical Research Programme as an epidemiologist and deputy programme coordinator overseeing preparatory cohort studies for future HIV vaccine trials.

In 2005 he trained in infectious diseases and tropical medicine in Munich, Germany. He received basic surgical training from 2006 to 2008 at the Medical Mission Hospital in Wuerzburg, Germany. Afterwards he worked for two years at the German national public health institute (Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany) as a fellow of the German Field Epidemiology Training Porgramme (FETP) and European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET). In the last five years prior to joining MEIRU/LSHTM we worked at the Centre for Infectious Diseases at the University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, specializing in medical microbiology and virology (board certificate in 2014).

He holds a postgraduate master’s degree in international health (Charité Berlin, Germany, 2009) and medical biometry/biostatistics (University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2015).

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Global Mental Health
Antimicrobial Resistance Centre

Research

Research Area
Public health
Discipline
Epidemiology
Microbiology
Virology
Disease and Health Conditions
Infectious disease
Non-communicable diseases
Country
Malawi