Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Windeler
1979 to 1985: Study of Medicine at the Georg August University in Göttingen and the Medical University of Lübeck; 1985: Doctorate in Medicine (Dr. med.); 1985 to 1988: Assistant doctor, fellowship holder of the German Research Foundation, and research associate at the Universities of Göttingen and Düsseldorf, as well as the Medical Clinic of the Ferdinand Sauerbruch Hospital, Wuppertal; 1988 to 1993: Research associate at the Department of Medical Informatics and Biomathematics, Ruhr University of Bochum; 1993: Habilitation (qualification to teach as a university lecturer); 1993 to 1999: University lecturer and Deputy Head of the Department of Medical Biometry, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg; 1999 to 2004: Head of the Department of Evidence-based Medicine at the Medical Advisory Service of the German Social Health Insurance (MDS) in Essen; Since 2001: Extraordinary professorship in Medical Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Ruhr University of Bochum; 2004 to 2010: Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Physician at the Medical Advisory Service of the German Social Health Insurance (MDS) in Essen; Since 1 September 2010: Director of the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) in Cologne.