Manuel Hetzel, PD, PhD

Function(s)
Group Leader

Organisational Entity
Health Interventions

Manuel Hetzel is an epidemiologist with a primary interest in testing and evaluating disease control interventions in different health system environments. His research focuses on targeted malaria surveillance and response strategies for settings with a declining disease burden and on community-based interventions to reduce morbidity and mortality from severe malaria. Manuel Hetzel has fifteen years of experience in conducting applied field research in Africa and the South Pacific. He is a senior lecturer in epidemiology at the University of Basel.

Qualifications

2016: Habilitation in Epidemiology, University of Basel, Switzerland
2007: PhD in Epidemiology, University of Basel, Switzerland
2003: MSc in Biology, medical Parasitology, Epidemiology, University of Basel, Switzerland

Positions

2018-present: Group Leader, Swiss TPH
2016-present: Senior Lecturer, University of Basel
2014-2018: Scientific Project Leader, Swiss TPH
2012-2013: Senior Scientific Collaborator, Swiss TPH
2011-2012: Head, Population Health and Demography Unit, Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research
2010-2012: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
2008-2011: Senior Research Fellow, Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research
2007-2008: Scientific Collaborator, Swiss TPH
2004-2007: Scientific Assistant, Swiss TPH, based at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Tanzania

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