Uwe Siebert, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD, is a professor of Public Health, Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment (HTA), chair of the Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and HTA at UMIT TIROL-University for Health Sciences and Technology in Austria and director of the Division for HTA in the ONCOTYROL–Center for Personalized Cancer Medicine in Austria. He is also adjunct professor of Epidemiology and Health Policy & Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Affiliated Researcher in the Program on Cardiovascular Research at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
After medical school, he worked for several years as a physician in international public health projects in West Africa, Brazil, and Germany. He then earned an MPH at the Munich School of Public Health and completed an MSc in Epidemiology and a ScD in Health Policy and Management with a concentration in decision sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health.
His research interests include applying real-world evidence-based quantitative, causal and translational methods from public health, epidemiology, artificial intelligence, comparative effectiveness research, health services and outcomes research, economic evaluation, modeling, and health data a d decision science in the framework of health care policy advice and HTA as well as in the clinical context of routine health care, clinical guideline development, public health policies and patient guidance. His research focuses on cancer, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, and others.
He has been leading projects/work packages in several EU FP7, H2020 and Horizon Europe projects (eg, ELSA-GEN, BiomarCaRE, MedTecHTA, DEXHELPP, EUthyroid, FORECEE, MDS-RIGHT, RECETAS, CORE-MD, EUREGIO-EFH, CIDS, OnCoVID, 4D PICTURE, CATALYSE). He teaches HTA, health economics, modeling, epidemiology, causal inference and target trial emulation, and data and decision science for academia, industry, and health authorities in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. He directs the Continuing Education Program on Health Technology Assessment & Decision Sciences (htads.org).
He has served as member of the ISPOR Directors Board and as president of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM). He is a leadership member of the ISPOR Personalized/Precision Medicine SIG, a member of the Latin America Consortium Advisory Committee of ISPOR, and co-chair of the ISPOR-SMDM Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force. He is a member of the Oncology Advisory Council and the National Committee for Cancer Screening of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health.
He has authored more than 400 publications (> 30,000 citations, H index > 80), and is editor of the European Journal of Epidemiology. Further information Internet: http://htads.org, umit-tirol.at/dph, hsph.harvard.edu/uwe-siebert, Twitter: @UweSiebert9, LinkedIn: uwe-siebert9.