Short CV/Education and training

    Medical Education in Cologne (Germany) Clermont-Ferrand and Poitiers (France)

  • 1993
    Dissertation (Dr. med), University of Cologne

  • 1993 – 1999
    Vocational training in Germany and France, board certification as a general practitioner/family physician in 1999

  • 1996 – 2005
    Research fellow, Department of General Practice/Family Medicine, Georg-August-University of Göttingen

  • 2004
    Habilitation in General Practice/Family Medicine (Georg-August-University of Göttingen)

  • 2005 – 2012
    Professor of general practice/family medicine and head of the Institute of General Practice of Hannover Medical School

  • Since 2012
    Professor of General Practice and head of the Department of General Practice/Family Medicine, Georg-August-University of Göttingen

  • 2006 – 2007
    Visiting professor of General Practice at the Departement de Médecine Générale, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France

Selected publications

  • Hummers-Pradier E, Beyer M, Chevallier P, Eilat-Tsanani S, Lionis C, Peremans L, Petek D, Rurik I, Soler JK, Stoffers H, Topsever P, Ungan M, van Royen P. Research Agenda for General Practice/Family Medicine and Primary Health Care in Europe. European General Practice Research Network, EGPRN, Maastricht 2009

  • Hummers-Pradier E, Scheidt-Nave C, Martin H, Heinemann S, Kochen MM, Himmel W. Simply no time? Barriers to GPs' participation in primary health care research. Fam. Pract. 2008; 25: 105-112

  • Bleidorn J, Gagyor I, Kochen MM, Wegscheider K, Hummers-Pradier E. Symptomatic treatment (ibuprofen) or antibiotics (ciprofloxacin) for uncomplicated urinary tract infection? – Results of a randomized controlled pilot trial. BMC Medicine 2010, 8: 30

  • Kniehl E, Hummers-Pradier E, Schmiemann G. The diagnosis of urinary tract infections: A systematic review. Dtsch Ärztebl Int 2010; 107: 825

  • Gàgyor I, Bleidorn J, Wegscheider K, Hummers-Pradier E, Kochen MM. Practices, patients and (im)perfect data – feasibility of a randomised controlled clinical drug trial in German general practices. Trials 2011; 12:91

  • Hummers-Pradier E, Bleidorn J, Schmiemann G, Joos S, Becker A, Altiner A, Chenot JF, Scherer M. General practice-based clinical trials in Germany – a problem analysis. Trials. 2012; 13:205.

  • Hauswaldt J, Hummers-Pradier E, Junius-Walker U. Health service use among patients with chronic or multiple illnesses, and frequent attenders: secondary analysis of routine primary care data from 1996 to 2006. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2012; 109(47):814-20

  • Schmiemann G, Gágyor I, Hummers-Pradier E, Bleidorn J. Resistance profiles of urinary tract infections in general practice – an observational study. BMC Urol. 2012;12(1):33

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the executive board of the German College of General Practitioners/Family Physicians, DEGAM, 2001 – 2010

  • Member of the executive board of the European Society of General Practice/Family Medicine, WONCA Europe, 2007 – 2010

  • Chair of the European General Practice Research Network, EGPRN (executive board member since 2001, 2007- 2010 vice chair), 2010 – 2013

  • Member of the German Standing Vaccination Committee, STIKO

  • Member of the Statutory Review Board of the German Research Foundation (medicine: public health, health services research)

Additional qualifications

  • Board certification as a General practitioner/family doctor

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Married, mother of 3 sons (born 1991, 1993, 1998)


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