Dr. med. Thomas Kaiser
1990: Degree in System Development. 1999: Degree in Medicine. 2002: Co-founder of the German Institute for Evidence-based Medicine (DIeM) in Cologne. 2002-2004: Appointed expert in working groups for Disease Management Programmes in the Coordination Committee and Federal Joint Committee. 2005: Doctorate in Medicine (Dr. med.). 2008: Recipient of the Bill Silverman Prize of the Cochrane Collaboration (together with 3 other IQWiG staff members). 2011: Recipient of the David Sackett Prize of the German Network for Evidence-based Medicine (DNEbM). 2011 (prize awarded to IQWiG's Drug Assessment Department). From the founding of the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) in 2004 until 2023: Head of the Drug Assessment Department. Since 1 April 2023: Director of IQWiG.