Prof. Alexander Zink MD,MPH,PhD


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Privatdozent Dr. Alexander Zink, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Dr. Alexander Zink, MD, MPH, PhD is a consultant physician and board-certified
dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology and Allergy at Technical University of
Munich, Germany and senior researcher at the Division of Dermatology and Venereology at
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He studied medicine in Mainz and Munich (both
Germany), London (UK) and Harvard Medical School (USA) with a state scholarship of the
German State of Bavaria and obtained his MD degree from the Technical University of
Munich. After medical school, he completed his dermatology residency and received his
Master in Public Health (MPH) as well as his Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Public Health from
the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Dr. Zink specializes in chronic skin diseases,
public health and digital medicine with a focus on prevention and people-centered-healthcare
as well as patient- and population-based burden of diseases leveraging innovative solutions
such as crowdsourced data, network analysis and wearables.
Alexander Zink published over 150 articles and is a member of the editorial board of the
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Clinical Practice
(JEACP). He is also member of the managing board of the German Society of Dermatology
(DDG) and head of Digital Dermatology within the DDG.