CIM Members, Directorate and External Advisory Board

CIM member institutions and representatives (CIM Board)

The following institutions of the University Hospotal of Cologne are members of the CIM. Their representatives together form the CIM Board, which elects the CIM Directorate from its ranks.

Antimicrobial Stewardship (Staff unit)
Prof. Dr.--Jung-Norma
Prof. Dr. Norma Jung

Head of the Antimicrobial Stewardship department and spokesperson for the AMS team

Staff unit Antimicrobial Stewardship

Department of Infection Control and Hospital Hygiene
Department of Dermatology and Venereology
Prof. Dr.--von Stebut-Borschitz-Esther
Prof. Dr. Esther von Stebut-Borschitz

Clinic Director

Department of Dermatology and Venereology

Deputy Spokeswoman

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Goeser-Tobias
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Goeser

Clinic Director

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Department of Pediatrics
Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Dötsch-Jörg
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Dötsch

Clinic Director

Department of Pediatrics

Department I of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr.--Rybniker-Jan
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Jan Rybniker

Head Division of Infectious Diseases, Department I of Internal Medicine (Director of Department: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Hallek)

Deputy Spokesman

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department I of Internal Medicine

Hospital Pharmacy
Dr.--Liekweg-Andrea
Dr. Andrea Liekweg

Head

Hospital Pharmacy

Institute for Translational Research, CECAD
Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Cornely-Oliver
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oliver Cornely

Director

Institute for Translational Research, CECAD

Speaker DZIF (German Center for Infection Research) Partner Site Bonn-Cologne

Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene (IMMIH)
Institute of Virology
Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Klein-Florian
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Florian Klein

Director

Institute of Virology

Spokesman

Institute of General Practice
Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Müller-Beate
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Beate Müller

Director 

Institute of General Practice

Institute of Public Health
Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Skoetz-Nicole
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nicole Skoetz

Director

Institute of Public Health

Directorate

The Center for Infectious Diseases is managed by the Directorate, which is elected by the members of the CIM Board for a 3-year term. It is currently made up of the following three people:

Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Klein-Florian
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Florian Klein

Spokesman CIM

Director, Institute of Virology

Prof. Dr.--von Stebut-Borschitz-Esther
Prof. Dr. Esther von Stebut-Borschitz

Deputy Spokeswoman CIM

Director, Department of Dermatology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr.--Rybniker-Jan
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Jan Rybniker

Deputy Spokesman CIM

Head,
Division of Infectious Diseases,
Department I of Internal Medicine

Advisor to the CIM

Prof. Dr. Gerd Fätkenheuer supports the CIM and its members as an advisor with his many years of experience and proven competency in the field of infectious diseases. As former head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University Hospital of Cologne, Prof. Fätkenheuer was a member of the founding board of the CIM and deputy spokesman until April 2024.

Univ.-Prof. Dr.--Fätkenheuer-Gerd
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerd Fätkenheuer

Advisor to the CIM

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department I of Internal Medicine

Management

Coordinating CIM's strategic orientation and managing the Centre and its activities are the main tasks of the management team.

Dr.--Weiland-Fabian
Dr. Fabian Weiland

Managing Director CIM

-Schiewer-Vera
Vera Schiewer

Project Coordination CIM

External Advisory Board

Advisory body with broad expertise in infectious diseases

The work of the Center for Infectious Diseases is supported by an External Advisory Board with broad expertise in the entire field of infectious diseases medicine. With their competence, the members optimally represent the subject areas represented in the CIM. The Advisory Board consists of recognised experts from clinical, experimental-translational and basic research in the field of infectious diseases.

The Advisory Board advises and supports CIM’s Board and CIM’s Directorate in their decisions. It examines whether the objectives set out in CIM's constitution are being implemented efficiently and makes recommendations on the work of the center.

In accordance to the constitution, the Advisory Board is appointed by CIM’s Board for a period of 3 years - reappointment is possible.

Members of CIM's External Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board currently consists of six renowned experts who support CIM in a constructive and critical manner and meet twice a year.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marylyn M. Addo,
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Director, IIRVD – Institute for Infection Research and Vaccine Development

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stephan Becker,
Philipps University Marburg
Director, Institute for Virology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Dalpke,
University Hospital Heidelberg
Director, Medical Microbiology and Hygiene (Department for Infectious Diseases)

Prof. Dr. Isabella Eckerle,
University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
Lead, Geneva Centre for Emerging Viral Diseases

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus M. Lerch,
LMU Munich
Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Leif Erik Sander,
Charité Berlin
Director, Department of Infectious Diseases and Respiratory Medicine