Dr. Oliver Hämmig, born in 1969, studied economics and social and political sciences at the University of Zurich. After graduation in 1997 he worked and completed his PhD at the Institute of Sociology of the University of Zurich. He then moved within the University of Zurich to the Institute of Addiction Research and subsequently to the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) where he worked for many years as a senior researcher, lecturer and leader of a research group in the fields of social epidemiology and occupational health psychology. During these years he also completed his post-graduate studies in public health at the Universities of Basel, Bern and Zurich and at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, and additionally acquired his postdoctoral lecture qualification (venia legendi) at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. In 2013 he moved to Careum R+D in Zurich as head of the research division, before he returned to the newly designated Epidemiology, Biostatistcs and Prevention Institute as head of health reporting and monitoring.
Oliver Hämmig in ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive)