Board member Andrea Winkler

Andrea Winkler

Prof. Andrea Sylvia Winkler, MD, PhD, is a specialist neurologist and the director of the Centre for Global Health at the University of Oslo, where she also holds a full professorship in Global Health. She is also the co-director of the Center for Global Health at the Technical University of Munich.  Prof. Winkler has over 15 years of experience with both clinical work and research in countries of sub-Saharan Africa. Her special interest lies with poverty-related neglected diseases of the infectious as well as non-infectious nature, global neurology/mental health and global digital helth. She had/has leading roles in various large-scale multidisciplinary health consortia in sub-Saharan Africa funded by the German Research Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Norwegian Research Council and the Germany Ministry of Education and Research, among others.