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Prof. Dr. Hajo Zeeb

Professor Dr. Hajo Zeeb

Dr. Hajo Zeeb is professor for epidemiology at the University of Bremen, Germany and serves as head of the Department of Prevention and Evaluation at the Leibniz-Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology, Bremen, Germany. His earlier posts include scientist positions at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany (1996-1999), the School of Public Health of Bielefeld University, Germany (1999-2005), the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland (2005-2006), and a professorship at the Medical University of Mainz, Germany (2006-2009).

Dr. Zeeb obtained his medical doctorate from the University of Aachen, Germany (1990) and an Master of Science in Community Health from the University of Heidelberg, Germany (1996).

Dr. Zeeb has been involved in numerous large scale national and international radiation epidemiology research projects. For the WHO, he coordinated the International Radon Project and the publication of the WHO Radon handbook. He also served on an IAEA expert mission and was the leading consultant for the UNSCEAR 2017 report on the Committee's quality criteria for the evaluation of epidemiological studies.

Dr. Zeeb has been serving for the German Radiation Protection Commission in various committees and working groups since 2000. Since 2016, he chairs the Steering Committee of the German Uranium Mining studies. 

Dr. Zeeb has been a member of the German delegation to UNSCEAR since 2014 and is its alternate representative for the sixty-sixth session (2020).

Last updated: Saturday, 31 October 2020