Dr. Karin Bammann has been awarded the title of Professor by the Rector of the University of Bremen. The certificate was ceremoniously handed over by the Dean Prof. Dr. Ingrid Darmann-Fink at the meeting of the Faculty Council of FB 11 on 12.07.2023. Karin Bammann has been a Senior Researcher at Faculty 11, University of Bremen and a member of the Institute for Public Health and Nursing Research (IPP) since 2011. In 2017, she received the Venia Legendi for the subject Epidemiology. She is spokesperson of the WG Epidemiology of Demographic Change of the IPP.
Karin Bammann has many years of expertise in planning and conducting large national and international public health studies with a focus on critical life phases. Among others, she was a member of the steering committee of the BMBF-funded project AEQUIPA Primary Prevention for Healthy Aging, where she conducted a cluster randomized trial of a participatory community-based complex intervention. She was also a steering committee member and International Scientific Mana-ger of a large EU-funded multicenter intervention study on lifestyle-related diseases in children. She is currently testing the Australian concept of Men's Sheds in a German context in a cooperative project with the Landesvereinigung für Gesundheit.
Karin Bammann is internationally active as an editor of journals (PLOS One, BMC Public Health) and as an evaluator (e.g. project evaluations in EU programs). The focus of her scientific work is the inclusion of the perspective and expertise of people in their living environment and the reduction of health inequalities in the population. One focus of her research is on methods of biostatistics, epidemiology and empirical social research; she represents these areas in teaching in the Bachelor's program in Public Health and in the Master's program in Epidemiology at the University of Bremen.
An overview of her publications can be found at: