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Institute for Epidemiology, Social Medicine, and Health Systems Research

 Staff members, october 2015






Welcome to the Institute for Epidemiology, Social Medicine, and Health Systems Research!

We deal with the health of the entire population or selected population groups, with the management of institutions and health systems, and with the quality of health care. We apply a population medicine or public health perspective.

Outstanding features of the institute:

  • 10-year funding priority of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for Public Health Research (1992-2001)
  • Master’s program in Public Health
  • Endowed Chair of Prevention and Rehabilitation in Systems and Health Care Research (2004-2010) with its continuation through a Chair of Rehabilitation Research (from 2011)
  • Partner in the Center for Health Economics Research Hannover (CHERH)
  • University for Patients

We appreciate your interest and are happy to answer any questions you may have.
Prof. Dr. Ulla Walter, director of the institute

Director since 01.11.2009:

Prof. Dr. Ulla Walter

Director from 1985 to 30.09.2009:

Prof. Dr. F. W. Schwartz

Secretary's office:

Margit Katzenbach

Organizational management:

Ortrud Michael





Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

Institut für Epidemiologie, Sozialmedizin und Gesundheitssystemforschung

- OE 5410 -              

Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1                                           

D-30625 Hannover                                           


Tel.:  +49 (0)511 532 - 8076                                           

Fax:  +49 (0)511 532 - 5347      


The institute is located in building M2 (on the map square 1b) of the MHH premises.

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