Susanne Moebus

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Susanne Moebus, MPH

Biologist & Epidemiologist

Head of the Institute for Urban Public Health (InUPH) 


+49 (0) 201/ 723 77- 230





Seit 2017

Representative of UDE in the coordination Group "Metropolitan Research" (KoMet)

Seit 2016

Speaker of the profile focus Urban Systems, UDE

Seit 2016

Representative of UDE in the coordination circle of the University Alliance Ruhr

Seit 2014

Member of the Use & Access Committee of the National Health Study (NaKo)

Seit 2012

Head of the Institute for Urban Public Health (InUPH)  (former CUE), University Medicine Essen, UDE

Seit 2012

Baseline PI Heinz Nixdorf Recall Multi-Generational Study (MGS)

Seit 2011

PI of the 1000-brains study in cooperation with Helmholtz Zentrum Jülich


President of the German Society for Social Medicine and Prevention (DGSMP)


Deputy Director IMIBE


Head of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology & Prevention Group, IMIBE


Study Coordinator/PI of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study (HNR), HNR Multi-Generational Study (MGS)


Head of the project area complementary medicine IMIBE, University Hospital Essen, UDE


Research Assistant at the Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (IMIBE), University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg-Essen (UDE)


Research associate, University of Bremen, Institute for Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Selected projects

•    Heinz Nixdorf Recall MehrGenerationenStudy (since 2013, including the children and partners of the HNR study participants)

•    Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study  (since 2000, 4.814 women and men from the Metropole Ruhr, 10-years-Follow up ended in 2014)

•   Embedded in both studies: the 1000GehirneStudie in cooperation with the Forschungszentrum Jülich (

•    "Effects of energy and resource policies on health." Report for a synopsis of scientific studies and publications on behalf of the Federal Environment Agency (UBA)

•   Co-PI  Study center "National cohort"

•    Concept and design creation for the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) for environmentally epidemiological birth cohort (n = 200,000)

•    Design, management and execution of the nationwide prevalence study conducted GEMCAS (German Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk Project), including 36,000 patients from primary care

•    Design and implementation of a quality management system for the Department of Naturopathy and Integrative Medicine, miners' hospital, clinics Essen-Mitte.

•    BMBF project health economic evaluation as part of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study

•    Gütersloh study of allergies and asthma in children. Environmental epidemiological cross-sectional study in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency Gütersloh

•    Safe-life study (Stress and Lifestyle Factors in Coronary Patients of: Evaluation of lifestyle intervention on endothelial / autonomic function, EBCT and Quality of Life), collaborative project Clinic for Naturopathy and Integrative Medicine

•    Evaluation of the concept of "The Smoking Consultation - Consultation concept for health professionals" at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

•   Survey of patient satisfaction at the University Hospital Essen

•    Reports for analysis and evaluation of the causes of under average use of electrical supply equipment for cardiovascular disease in NRW by women. On behalf of the Commission of Inquiry "future of women-oriented health care in NRW"

•    Randomized clinical trial to evaluate the sustainability of Vini Yoga in the inpatient rehabilitation of patients with arterial hypertension. Cooperation project with LVA rehab clinic harvester birch (LVA Rhine Province)

•    Project for the identification of programs to promote health of overweight and obese children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds for the Federal Association of Company Health Insurance Funds (BKK BV)

•    Consulting activities for Team Health GmbH / Institute for Prevention and Health Promotion (carrier BKK BV), Essen

•    Health Monitor 2006, the Bertelsmann Foundation: Alternative medicine and naturopathy in awareness and practice of general practitioners

•    Evaluation of a pilot project pursuant to § § 63 et seq SGB V to natural remedies of Company Health Insurance (BKK) in the Rhine-Ruhr area. Epidemiological care, long-term prospective study