Biography

Dr. Jürgen Rockstroh

Infectious Disease

Germany

34 years of experience

Specialty

Specialties:

Infectious Disease

Subspecialties:

HIV, Hepatitis

Procedures performed:

Work Experience

Head of Infectious Diseases

Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Bonn

Bonn, Germany.

from 2006

Consultant

Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Bonn

Bonn, Germany.

from 1997

Residency, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Department of Medicine I, University of Bonn

Bonn, Germany.

1991 - 1996

“AiP”

Department of Medicine, University of Bonn

Bonn, Germany.

1989 - 1991

Internship

Department for Hypertension, Ochsner Medical Clinic

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

1988 - 1989

Biography

Dr. Jürgen Rockstroh is the Head of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine I at the University Hospital Bonn in Germany. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Bonn and completed his residency in the Department of Medicine at the same university. His department treats the world’s largest cohort of HIV-infected hemophiliacs.

Dr. Rockstroh is involved in HIV research on: antiretroviral therapy, including new drug classes; the course of HIV disease in hemophiliacs; and HIV and hepatitis co-infection; as well as the impact of COVID-19 on HIV-coinfection. He has been an investigator in multiple clinical trials of antiretroviral agents and treatments for HIV, hepatitis co-infection, and COVID-19.

Dr. Rockstroh was elected as the president of the German AIDS Society from 2007-2011. He has also been a member of the executive committee of the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) since 2009 and from 2011-2020 member of the governing council of the International AIDS Society. He was also elected as the chair of the National German AIDS Advisory Panel from 2011-2017 and the EACS coinfection guidelines from 2008-2017. In 2015 Dr. Rockstroh was elected as the chair of HIV in Europe (EuroTEST now) and from 2019-2020 he was the president of EACS.

Dr. Rockstroh has nearly 400 peer-reviewed original papers and more than 200 reviews and book chapters.

Education

MD, Universities of Bonn and Ochsner Medical Clinic, New Orleans, USA

1989

Awards

Federal Cross of Merit awarded by Federal Republic of Germany

2017

Springer CME Award

2008

German AIDS-Prize 2005, from the German Society for Infectious Diseases

2005

Prize „Clinical Infectious Diseases 2002“ from the German Society for Infectious Diseases

2002

Affiliations

Honorary Member of the Russian National Virus association

President, European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) (2018-2020)

Member, Governing Board, European AIDS Clinical Society

Chair, “HIV in Europe” - EuroTEST

Member, Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Scientific Program Committee

Member, International AIDS Society (IAS) Governing Council and IAS Executive Committee (2012-2019)

Chair, EuroSIDA Steering Committee (2011-2019)

Chair, German National AIDS Advisory Council (2011-2016)

Chair, Council of Partners in EUROCOORD (2011-2012)

Member, NEAT Steering Committee (2010)

Member, INSIGHT Scientific Steering Committee (2010-2019)

Co-Chair of the EACS HIV conference in Cologne (2009)

Chair, German AIDS Society (2007-2011)

German Infectious Disease Society (DGI)

AIDS-Hilfe Cologne

Publications

Nearly 400 Peer-reviewed Original Papers

More than 200 Reviews and Book Chapters