Barbara Hoffmann graduated from the Medical School of Aachen, Germany, in 1993, where she also received a doctoral degree in Lung Physiology in 1996. She worked in Pulmonary and Internal Medicine before she received an MPH from the School of Public Health in Bielefeld, Germany. From 2001 to 2011, she worked at the Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical School of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, where she founded and developed the Unit of Environmental Epidemiology and Clinical Epidemiology. Since 2011 she is professor of environmental epidemiology at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. She is PI of several large-scale cohort studies and is involved in many national and international projects. Her research focuses on the investigation of acute and chronic cardiopulmonary health effects of air pollution.
Contact: b.hoffmann [at] uni-duesseldorf.de