Current Place of Residence: Freiburg
University: University of Freiburg
Current/Recent Course: Medicine (2014)
Other information: Martin is a medical student in his final year. He has undertaken clinical and research placements in several European countries, Australia, and Japan, with the host institutions including the University of Oxford and the World Health Organization. He completed his medical doctoral thesis project in public health and also did research in radiation oncology. Martin has published extensively in both fields, has presented at various national and international conferences, earned several travel grants and scholarships and is a peer-reviewer for two recognised public health journals. Amongst others, he is a member of Mensa and the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology. He co-founded a student-run consultancy, serves as an ambassador for the equal opportunities programme of the German National Academic Foundation and is active in promoting smoking prevention in schools. For relaxation, Martin enjoys sailing, skiing, hiking and golf; he is interested in arts and architecture as well as history and languages. In the long term, Martin aspires to be a research physician, building bridges between laboratory research and clinical medicine.