Short CV/Education and training

  • 1988
    High school diploma, Mexia High School, Texas, USA

  • 1990
    Abitur, Gymnasium Ottobrunn, Ottobrunn, Germany

  • 1990 – 1995
    MSc in Pharmacy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

  • 1997 – 1999
    PhD in Medical Parasitology, Swiss TPH/University of Basel, Switzerland

  • 2000 – 2003
    Postdoctoral Research in Demography and Epidemiology, Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Selected publications

  • As of January 2013 I have published 143 manuscripts (more than two thirds as first or senior author) in the peer-reviewed international literature. According to the Institute of Scientific Information's (ISI) 5-year average journal citation impact factor (IF), the 8 most important publication outlets are: JAMA (IF=30.02), Lancet Infectious Diseases (IF=17.39), Clinical Microbiological Reviews (IF=16.12), PLoS Medicine (IF=16.26), British Medical Journal (IF=14.09), Clinical Infectious Diseases (IF=9.15), PLoS Pathogens (IF=9.13), and Emerging Infectious Diseases (IF=6.17).


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