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Prof. Seidler, Andreas, MD, MPH, Professor of Occupational & Social Medicine and Public Health

Research focus

  • Social and Occupational Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Preventive Health Services Research
  • Health promotion
  • Children's cognitive and emotional-social development

Official position

Director, Institute and Policlinic of Occupational and Social Medicine (IPAS), Faculty of Medicine


TU Dresden, Germany

Business address

Fetscherstraße 74
01307 Dresden

Academic education and degrees


Medical thesis in the field of history of medicine


Master of Public Health (MPH), Hannover Medical School


Board certification in Occupational Medicine


Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Venia legendi) in the field of Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health

Professional career

1992 - 1995

Residency and researcher, Hannover Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine

1996 - 1998

Head of research group on occupational epidemiology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute of Occupational Medicine

​1999 - 2005

Residency, Goethe University Frankfurt, Ruhr University Bochum and Hessischer Landesgewerbearzt, Wiesbaden

​2005Medical specialist, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA), Berlin

2005 - 2006

Head of the Cancer Registry Rineland-Palatinate, University Medical Center Mainz, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics

​2006 - 2010

Coordinator and head of research group on work and health, BAuA, Berlin

Since 2010

Professor for Occupational and Social Medicine & Public Health and Director of the Institute and Policlinic of Occupational and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Technische Universität Dresden

Honors, awards and positions

​2006 - 2016

Chair Divison Occupational Epidemiology of the German Society for Epidemiology (DGEpi), German Society of Social Medicine and Prevention (DGSMP), German Society for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (DGAUM) & German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS)

​Since 2010

Dean of Studies of the Master program Public Health, Technische Universität Dresden

Since 2010

Director of the Committee of Occupational Medicine of the Medical Chamber of Saxony

Since 2013

Scientific director of courses in occupational and industrial medicine in the Academy for Medical Advanced Training of the Medical Chamber of Saxony


Julius Springer Award for Occupational Medicine 2019

​Since 2019

Member of the Experts´ Advisory Committee on Occupational Diseases (ÄSVB) of the Federal Ministry of Occupation and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Since 2019

President of the German Society of Social Medicine and Prevention (DGSMP)

Current Journal Editorial positions 

Since 2013

​Section Editor Occupational Medicine, Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie, Springer Nature

​Since 2017

Environmental HealthPerspectivesEditorial Review Board

​Since 2017

Editorial Board Member des Journal ofEnvironmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH)

10 most important peer-reviewed papers (10 out of 188, Scopus h-index: 32)

  1. Seidler A, Hegewald J, Seidler AL, Schubert M, Zeeb H. Is the Whole More Than the Sum of Its Parts? Health Effects of Different Types of Traffic Noise Combined. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019;16

  2. Hegewald J, Wegewitz UE, Euler U, van Dijk JL, Adams J … Seidler A. Interventions to support return to work for people with coronary heart disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019;3:CD010748

  3. Seidler A, Lüben L, Hegewald J, Bolm-Audorff U, Bergmann A et al. Dose-response relationship between cumulative physical workload and osteoarthritis of the hip - a meta-analysis applying an external reference population for exposure assignment. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2018

  4. Seidler A, Hegewald J, Seidler AL, Schubert M, Wagner M et al. Association between aircraft, road and railway traffic noise and depression in a large case-control study based on secondary data. Environ Res 2017;152:263-71

  5. Seidler A, Wagner M, Schubert M, Dröge P, Pons-Kühnemann J et al. Myocardial Infarction Risk Due to Aircraft, Road, and Rail Traffic Noise. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2016;113:407-14

  6. Seidler A, Thinschmidt M, Deckert S, Then F, Hegewald J et al. The role of psychosocial working conditions on burnout and its core component emotional exhaustion – a systematic review. J Occup Med Toxicol  2014;9:10

  7. Ijaz S, Verbeek J, Seidler A, Lindbohm ML, Ojajarvi A et al. Night-shift work and breast cancer – a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scand J Work Environ Health 2013, 39: 431-447

  8. Backé EM, Seidler A, Latza U, Rossnagel K, Schumann B. The role of psychosocial stress at work for the development of cardiovascular diseases: a systematic review. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2012; 85:67-79

  9. Hug K, Grize L, Seidler A, Kaatsch P, Schüz J. Parental occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields and childhood cancer: a German case-control study. Am J Epidemiol 2010;171:27-35

  10. Seidler A, Hellenbrand W, Robra BP, Vieregge P, Nischan P et al. Possible environmental, occupational and other etiologic factors for Parkinson's disease: A case-control study in Germany. Neurology 1996;46:1275-1284


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