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evaplan professional staff has a broad range of backgrounds covering public health, epidemiology, teaching, health economics, social sciences and medical anthropology. All collaborators have first-hand experience of working in low-resource contexts and travel frequently on assignments overseas.

The evaplan team is multicultural and multilingual. Senior staff is also involved in teaching in various training programmes at the Institute of Public Health, University Hospital, Heidelberg as well as in the supervision of masters and doctoral students.

Managing Director

    Michael Marx

    Prof. Dr. med.

    DTM&H (London), Specialist in internal and tropical Medicine, Public Health, Health Systems Research, Quality Management, Human Resource Development, HIV & AIDS

      Management Team

        Svetla Loukanova

        PD Dr. med.

        Health Systems Research and Development, Health Economics, Curriculum Development and Training

          Friederike Paul-Fariborz

          MSc Development Management

          Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Health Financing, mHealth, Communication

              Doina Schimpf

              MSc Public Health & Sociology

              Project management, mHealth, eHealth


                  Tzveta Ilieva


                  Office management & project administration, controlling

                      Deborah Brenner

                      MA Translation Studies

                      Project management assistance & office administration