Institute Management: Head of Quality Assurance Unit

Dr. Stefanie Thomas

Dr. Stefanie Thomas

Professional Profile

1997: Degree in Human Biology /Theoretical Medicine (Dipl. Hum. Biol.); 1999: Master of Public Health; 1999 - 2000: Research Associate at the Institute of Biometry, University of Erlangen; 2000 - 2002: Research Associate at the Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials (KKS), University of Mainz; 2002 - 2011: Research Consultant and Head of the Section of Evidence-Based Medicine in Innovations, Medical Advisory Service of the German Social Health Insurance (MDS), Essen; 2009: Doctorate in Theoretical Medicine (Dr. rer. medic). Since September 2011: Head of IQWiG's Quality Assurance Unit


  • Management of the Quality Assurance Unit
  • Conclusive professional and scientific appraisal of products prepared by the Institute's departments
  • Supervision of technical quality assurance of all of the Institute's products
  • Further development of quality assurance methods
  • Further development of methodological principles for benefit assessments of medical interventions