Medical University of Vienna, Department of Epidemiology (MUW)

CEIDSS is a non-profit Research Organization working in health promotion focused on the social determinants of health.  Its mission is to produce innovative intervention research to improve the health status of the population, with an emphasis education on health determinants and risk factors linked with non-communicable diseases.

CEIDSS works in association with local and national authorities. While participating in European projects, CEIDSS has a strong experience in developing national and international comprehensive programs on tackling malnutrition, aligned with health strategies and priorities.

The Department of Epidemiology has a tradition of excellent teaching and innovative, interest-driven research in the epidemiology of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic diseases, as well as in epidemiologic methodology. To improve the public’s health the Department is training epidemiologists advancing knowledge concerning the causes and prevention of disease and the promotion of health.


The team members

Eva S. Schernhammer

MD, DrPH, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology, Medicine and Epidemiology

Magda Zebrowska

PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematics and Genetic Epidemiology