• 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.
  • 2014:
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology
  • 2009-2013:
    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