The Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine (MIPH) is part of Heidelberg University, Germany. Under the leadership of Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Fischer (MSc), it comprises a multidisciplinary team of scientists, doctoral students, and administrative staff actively involved in research and teaching. MIPH’s primary mission is to develop and implement innovative and comprehensive strategies for health protection and disease prevention within society. Its projects, carried out in various sectors of society, concentrate on public health research within social, psychological, and biological contexts.

MIPH places a special focus on inter- and transdisciplinary approaches as well as on a wide range of methods in both its research and teaching. It offers lectures and seminars in society and health, occupational medicine, and health economics within its medical curriculum MaReCuM. It also manages all aspects of the Master’s program in health economics and mentors doctoral students in their dissertation research.

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Teaching Awards

The teaching module „Society and Health“ received the award [...]

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Prof. Dr. Sven Schneider and Dr. Katharina Diehl received an award for their [...]

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