Hermann Bussmann MD (Paediatrican), MP, PhD, DRCOG is senior scientist at the Department of Applied Tumor Biology, Institute of Pathology of the University of Heidelberg. He received his MD and specialization in Paediatrics from the University of Heidelberg, his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health and his PhD from the Radboud University, Nijmegen. He also holds the Diploma of Royal College of Obstetricans and Gynaecologists (DRCOG), London, UK.
Hermann has over 25 years of experience as clinician, clinical researcher, mentor and teacher in Africa. Between 2000 and 2014 he worked as a Senior Clinical Researcher at the Harvard School of Public Health, based in Botswana at the Botswana–Harvard Partnership. He was closely involved with the establishment of the national ART program and the design and implementation of community-based treatment-as-prevention projects in Botswana. Since 2014 he heads the ETiCCS initiative at ATB whose aim is to fight cervical cancer in LMICs through provision of organized, commnunity-wide screening by harnessing innovations in cervical cancer diagnostics and digital technology.