Prof. Dr. med. Markus Hufnagel, DTM&H
Dr. Markus Hufnagel is a specialist in pediatric and adolescent medicine, infectious diseases, pediatric rheumatology, immunology, tropical medicine, travel medicine and vaccinology. As Director of Pediatric Rheumatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University Children's Hospital in Freiburg, Germany, Dr. Hufnagel is responsible for patient care and care management, medical teaching and medical research. His current research focuses on antibiotic usage and resistance, epidemiology of COVID-19, infections with gram-positive pathogens, medical care of refugees and quality of care of pediatric rheumatology patients. Active in numerous international projects, Dr. Hufnagel regularly collaborates with European and North American partners, as well as with several NGOs working in resource-poor countries.