Jörg C. Hoffmann

St. Marien- und St. Annastiftskrankenhaus, Germany


Jörg C. Hoffmann was born in Hannover, Germany. After studying in Freiburg (Germany), Southampton (UK), Mainz, and Heidelberg (both in Germany), he received his M.D. degree in 1990. From 1990 to 1992, he worked as a Research Fellow in immunology at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg. From 1992 to 1999, he pursued his clinical rotations in internal medicine at the Hannnover Medical School and the University of the Saarland, Homburg, followed by a Fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology in Homburg and thereafter at the Campus Benjamin Franklin of the Charité in Berlin, where he later worked as an Instructor, as a Chief of Endoscopy, and as an Acting Director of the Department of Medicine I (gastroenterology, rheumatology, and infectious Diseases). He was board certified in gastroenterology, rheumatology, and diabetes Care. He received the M.A. degree on health care management at the University of Herdecke in 2006. He was one of the founders of the German competence network on inflammatory bowel disease in 1999. He received the Eberhard Bode Research Award for Rheumatology in 1994 and the Ludwig Demling Award for Gastroenterology in 2000. Since 2007, he serves as the Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine I at the St. Marien and St. Annastiftskrankenhaus, Ludwigshafen, teaching at the Hospital of the University of Heidelberg and the University of Mainz. He became a Professor of internal medicine in Heidelberg in 2010. He authored a book on inflammatory bowel diseases. He contributed multiple papers in mucosal immunology and on clinical guidelines, particularly on inflammatory bowel diseases. He is on the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology.

Biography Updated on 17 January 2011

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