Nino Künzli

Prof. Dr. med.
Nino Künzli PhD

Position(s)
Deputy Director and Head of Department Education & Training, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
Dean Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+) Full Professor Public Health Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel

Institution
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Phone +41 79 535 85 25

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Research Group Nino Künzli

 

Research Focus

Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health & Health Systems

Area of Research

Impact of the environment on health, focusing on the exposure to and the health effects as well as the public health impact of ambient air pollution


Approved Research Projects

  • Air pollution Exposure and Health Assessment for SAPALDIA4 - BAFU (Swiss Agency for the Environment) 2014-2019
  • Transport related Air Pollution and Health impacts - Integrated Methodologies for Assessing Particulate Matter - TRANSPHORM 2010-2013
  • COPD in Non-smoking Women: the Role or Air Pollution and Co-determinants in two Longitudinal Studies in Switzerland and Germany. SAPALDIA-SALIA Urban Reduction of GHG Emissions in China and Europe URGENCHE
  • Grant received as Dean of SSPH+: EU Marie-S-Curie COFUND PhD Fellowship Programme in Public Health Sciences (GLobalP3HS)


    Collaborations

    National Collaborations

    • Swiss School of Public Health (inter-university faculty of public health sciences): Universities Basel, Bern, Lucerne, USI / Lugano, Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Zurich)
    • SAPALDIA team (PI: Prof. Nicole Probst-Hensch).

    International Collaborations

    • ASPHER (Association of Schools of Public Health of the European Region
    • WHO
    • Harvard School of Public Health
    • Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS
    • Sharif University Tehran
    • Hanoi School of Public Health
    • University of Pretoria (planned PhD collaboration)
    • CARTA Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (Chair Northern Partners): Makerere University, Uganda: Moi University, Kenya; Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria; University of Ibadan, Nigeria; University of Malawi, Malawi; University of Nairobi, Kenya; University of Rwanda, Rwanda; University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    Ongoing Research Projects

    • Air pollution Exposure and Health Assessment for SAPALDIA4 - BAFU (Swiss Agency for the Environment) 2014-2019
    • In my function as Dean SSPH+: EU Marie-S-Curie COFUND PhD Fellowship Programme (GLobalP3HS); PI; of which some 2 Mio are expected to contribute to fellowships of PhD students from Uni Basel (competitive procedure).
    • HEI Systematic Review of the health effects of traffic-related air pollution - Health Effects Institute, U.S.A. Boston. Supervisor 2018-2019
    • Informations- und Dokumentationsstelle Luft und Gesundheit LUDOK, Bundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU). 2018-2021. Co-Inv.

    Research Team