Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)
Zwahlen Marcel, Prof., PhD
Field of work
- Public health epidemiology with a focus on methodological aspects of analysing surveillance and registry data, including the use probabilistic record linkage.
- Analyses of longitudinal studies including the Swiss National Cohort (SNC), the Swiss HIV Cohort (SHCS) and the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry (SCCR).
- Cancer studies of various design including systematic reviews on risk factors for cancer and studies on cancer screening especially mammography.
- Bayesian approaches for quantitative evidence synthesis.
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Assistant Professor funded by the Swiss School of Public Health during the years 2009-2012
- since 2003:
Senior Scientist at the ISPM
- 2000 - 2002:
Head of the Scientific Office and Research Promotion at the Swiss Cancer League, Bern, Switzerland
- 1988 - 2000:
Epidemiologist in different functions at the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Bern, Switzerland
- 1991 - 1993:
Doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public in Baltimore, MD, USA