Curriculum vitae (Heiner Boeing)

Name                                                 Heiner Boeing

Position title                                     Prof. Dr.         

Birth                                                   15 July 1953 

Nationality                                        German

Work address                                   German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke

                                                           Arthur-Scheunert-Allee 114 – 116

                                                           14558 Nuthetal, Germany

Education and Academic Career

since 2004                                          Adjunct Professor, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Potsdam

since 1993                                          Head of the Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam-Rehbrücke

1992                                                   Habilitation in Epidemiology, Faculty of Theoretical Medicine, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg

1986 - 1993                                        Scientist, Department of Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

1985 - 1987                                        Studies of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, (MSPH)

1985                                                   PhD, Justus Liebig University Gießen

1979 - 1985                                        PhD Studies, Institute of Documentation, Information and Statistics, German Cancer Research Center,   


1979                                                   Diploma in Nutrition (Justus Liebig University Gießen)

1974 - 1979                                        Studies of Nutrition, Christian Albrechts University Kiel and Justus Liebig Unversity Gießen


Academic Memberships

  • Member of the Board of the German Nutrition Society
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the Competence Network “Adiposity”
  • Member of the Epidemiological Planning Committee of the German National Cohort
  • Member of the EPIC Steering Committee of the EPIC Study
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the SMARTACT research project


    Specific research interest(s)    in nutritional epidemiology:

  • Role of foods for disease prevention and food-based dietary guidelines
  • Interaction of lifestyle factors with emphasis on diet, physical activity, anthropometry in relation to metabolite status and to nutritional, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders
  • Dietary assessment methods


Publications (see pubmed under Boeing H)