Nicole Probst-Hensch, Professor, PhD (Pharmacy and Epidemiology), MPH

Nicole Probst-Hensch is Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and the Chronic Disease Epidemiology Unit at Swiss TPH. She is also Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Basel Medical School (Switzerland). Probst-Hensch has been trained in both Pharmaceutical Sciences (ETH Zürich) and Epidemiology (UCLA Los Angeles) and holds doctorates in both fields. She has broad research experience covering several chronic diseases including cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases and covering multiple domains related to NCD risks (genetic and molecular epidemiology; environmental epidemiology; nutrition and physical activity; dual disease burden NCDs-Infectious diseases). In her research she applies biomarkers in the context of Exposome and Mendelian Randomisation approaches to improve mechanistic and causal understanding modifiable disease risks. Her research group has broad expertise in developing, implementing and scientifically exploiting longitudinal cohorts and biobanks, both nationally and internationally

Adebayo-Ojo T.C, Wichmann J, Arowosegbe O.O, Probst-Hensch N, Schindler C, Künzli N. Short-term joint effects of PM10, NO2 and SO2 on cardio-respiratory disease hospital admissions in Cape Town, South Africa. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19:495. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph19010495

Darkhawaja R.A.M et al. Exploring the role of social capital, self-efficacy and social contagion in shaping lifestyle and mental health among students representing the future healthcare workforce in Palestine: social cohort study protocol. BMJ Open. 2022;12:e049033. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049033

Koné S, Bonfoh B, Probst-Hensch N, Utzinger J, N'Goran E.K, Fink G. Impact of newly constructed primary healthcare centres on antenatal care attendance, facility delivery and all-cause mortality: quasi-experimental evidence from Taabo health and demographic surveillance system, Côte d'Ivoire. BMJ Open. 2022;12:e054355. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054355

Koné S et al. Determinants of modern paediatric healthcare seeking in rural Côte d'Ivoire. Int J Public Health. 2022;66(1604451). DOI: 10.3389/ijph.2021.1604451

Kutlar Joss M, Probst-Hensch N. L’hygiène de l’air comme facteur de réussite. vsao Journal. 2022;2:32-35

Kutlar Joss M, Probst-Hensch N. Lufthygiene als Erfolgsfaktor. vsao Journal. 2022;2:32-35

Long K.Z et al. Impact of a school-based health intervention program on body composition among South African primary schoolchildren: results from the KaziAfya cluster-randomized controlled trial. BMC Med. 2022;20:27. DOI: 10.1186/s12916-021-02223-x

Obas K.A et al. Depression and cardiovascular disease are not linked by high blood pressure: findings from the SAPALDIA cohort. Sci Rep. 2022;12:5516. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-09396-2

Sanchez-Samaniego G, Mäusezahl D, Carcamo C, Probst-Hensch N, Verastegui H, Hartinger S.M. Metabolic syndrome in rural Peruvian adults living at high altitudes using different cookstoves. PLoS One. 2022;17(2):e0263415. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263415

Sarki M et al. Intention to inform relatives, rates of cascade testing, and preference for patient-mediated communication in families concerned with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and lynch syndrome: The Swiss CASCADE Cohort. Cancers (Basel). 2022;14(7):1636. DOI: 10.3390/cancers14071636