Junior-Prof. Dr. Tim Mathes

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Telefon: +49 (0) 551 39-64064

Telefax: +49 (0) 551-39-4995

E-Mail:  Tim.Mathes@med.uni-goettingen.de

Ort: Humboldtallee 32, EG 137

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Short biography

Professional activity

[Since 10/2021]
Junior Professor at the Department of Medical Statistics at the University Medical Center Göttingen

[01/2019 - 09/2021]
Research Associate, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (Department of Evidence-based Health Services Research), Chair of Pneumology and Chair of Clinical Pharmacology, Witten/Herdecke University.

[08/2011 - 01/2019]
Research Associate, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine, Department of Evidence-based Health Services Research and Clinical Research, Witten/Herdecke University.

[08/2010 - 07/2017]
Student assistant and diploma student, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine, Department of Evidence-based Health Services Research and Clinical Research, Witten/Herdecke University.

[10/2007 - 12/2010]
Nursing assistant, Theo-Burauen-Haus of the Workers' Welfare Association, Cologne

[08/2005 - 09/2006]
Nursing assistant and community service, Klinikum Bremen-Mitte

PhD

[12/2014]
PhD thesis at the University of Witten/Herdecke

Training

[10/2014 - 07/2017]
Studies in medical biometry/biostatistics (Master) at the University of Heidelberg

[10/2006 - 07/2011]
Studies in Health Economics (Diploma) at the University of Cologne

Research interests

  • Methods for meta-analysis in the case of few studies   
  • Evidence synthesis methods for harm endpoints
  • Evidence synthesis methods for studies based on real-world data
  • Assessing the transferability of evidence synthesis results
  • Evidence-based patient information on harm endpoints
  • Methods for evidence syntheses of economic studies
  • Classification of study designs
  • Use of registries for randomised controlled trials (registry-based RCTs)
  • Bias sources of real-world data-based non-randomised trials
  • International comparison of methods for health technology assessments
  • Quantitative methods for studies in health services research (e.g. interrupted time series)

Professional societies and editor activities

Memberships and acitvities in professional societies:

  • GMDS - German Society for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology
  • DKVF - German Network for Health Services Research
  • EBM-Netzwerk - German Network for Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Cochrane (Cochrane-Member)
  • Department spokesman for the methodology department of the EBM network

Editor activities:

  • Senior (Protocol) Editor, BMC Systematic Reviews
  • Editorial-Board member (Associated Editor), BMC Medical Research Methodology
  • Academic Editor, Plos One

Exam thesis

Dissertation at the University Witten/Herdecke
Title: Systematische Reviews von gesundheitsökonomischen Evaluationen – Methoden und Bedeutung für die Entscheidungsfindung

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