Prof. Jutta Lindert, Germany, EUPHA Public Mental Health Section
Jutta Lindert is full professor of Public Health at the University of Applied Sciences in Emden, and visiting professor at the Brandeis University, Waltham, United States. She worked at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, United States in the department of environmental epidemiology. Her main research interests are Public Mental Health, ecological Mental Health, especially early life events and mental health, lifecourse epidemiology, migration and mental health, and violence and mental health in urban and rural communities. Additionally, she is president of the Section on “Public Mental Health” of the “European Association of Mental Health”, member of the “International Association of Genocide Scholars” (IAGS) and lecturer at the “Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation” (AIPR). Currently, she is involved in two longitudinal research-projects investigating mental health in rural areas. Before being appointed as Professor of Public Health she worked at different universities in the United Kingdom (Queen Mary & The Barts in London) and in Germany (e.g. University of Bielefeld, Johannes-Gutenberg-University, Mainz).