New Assistant Professors at DIAS

We are happy to announce that two new assistant professors have joined DIAS and the Faculty of Health Sciences at SDU. These two talented researchers are Angela Chang who will be joining the Department of Clinical Research and Maria Timofeeva who will be joining the Department of Public Health. Both have already established themselves at promising figures in their respective fields.

Angela Chang
Angela Chang received her master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, doctoral degree from Harvard University, and postdoctoral training at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Her recent works include measuring population aging and capturing the monetary value of changes in health to estimate the economic burden of disease.

Angela has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and worked with international global health agencies including the World Bank, UNICEF, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

For more information about Angela Chang, please refer to her biography

Maria Timofeeva
Prior joining DIAS Maria Timofeeva was a statistical geneticist at the Colon Cancer Genetics Group, the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, where she worked on genetic and environmental causes of colorectal cancer. Currently she is Assistant Professor at the Unit of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography at the Department of Public Health at The University of Southern Denmark.

Maria studied biology and genetics at Saint Petersburg State University and holds a PhD from the University of Heidelberg and the German Cancer Research Centre, Germany. Previously she also received a postdoctoral fellowship from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France to study genetic architecture of lung cancer.

For more information about Maria Timofeeva, please refer to her biography