Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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Dr. Timo-Kolja Pförtner

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Institut für Medizinische Soziologie

room -021 (Untergeschoss)
Magdeburger Str. 8
Halle (Saale)

phone: +49 345 557 1331

wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

research interests

  • Social determinants of health and health inequalities
  • Poverty research
  • Poverty and health in Europe
  • Health Systems
  • Health behaviours
  • Life course research

Projects

  • SILNE (Tackling  socioeconomic inequalities in smoking: learning from natural  experiments by time trend analyses and cross-national comparisons)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since Oktober to present
    Research associate, Institute of Medical Sociology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
  • 2008 - 2011
    PhD Fellow, Research Training Group Soclife, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  • 2010
    Research assistant at the GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Science
  • 2008 - 2009
    Studies in Social Science (Diploma in Sociology), University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  • 2007 - 2011
    Student assistant at the Chair of Empirical Social and Economic Research, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  • 2005
    EU Erasmus Scholarship at the University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Publications

Pförtner TK, Rathmann, K, Elgar, FJ, de Lozze, M, Hofmann, F, Ottova-Jordan, V, Ravens-Sieberer, U, Bosakova, L, Currie, C, Richter M (2014). Adolescents’ psychological health complaints and the economic recession in late 2007: a multilevel study in 31 countries. European Journal of Public Health (in press): doi:10.1093/eurpub/cku056

Rosenbach F, Richter M, Pförtner T-K (2014). Sozioökonomischer Status und inflammatorische Biomarker für Herz- Kreislauferkrankungen: wie wirken Bildung, Beruf und Einkommen? Herz (in press) doi: 10.1007/s00059-013-4040-7.

Richter M, Kuntsche E, de Looze M, Pförtner TK (2013). Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent alcohol use in Germany between 1994 and 2006. International Journal of Public Health, 58 (5), 777-784.

Pförtner TK (2013). Armut und Gesundheit in Europa. Theoretischer Diskurs und empirische Untersuchung. Springer VS (http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-658-01412-4/page/1   )

Simentin, I.-P., Kern, J., Kuzman, M., Pförtner, T.-K. (2013). Inequalities in Croatian pupils' risk behaviors associated to socioeconomic environment at school and area level: A multilevel approach. Social Science and Medicine, 98, 154-161.

Moor I, Pförtner T-K, Lampert T, Ravens-Sieberer U, Richter M & HBSC-Team Deutschland (2012). Sozioökonomische Ungleichheiten in der subjektiven Gesundheit bei 11- bis 15-Jährigen in Deutschland. Eine Trendanalyse von 2002-2010. Gesundheitswesen, 74 (Suppl 1), 49-55.

Richter M,  Pförtner TK, Lampert T & HBSC-Team Deutschland (2012).  Veränderungen im Tabak-, Alkohol- und Cannabiskonsum von Jugendlichen im  Zeitraum von 2002 bis 2010 in Deutschland. Gesundheitswesen, 74 (Suppl  1), 42-48.

Pförtner TK, Richter M (2011). Getting social: Public Health’s increasing awareness of the social determinants of health. Journal of Public Health, 19: 1-2.

Pförtner TK, Andress H J,  Janssen C (2010). Income or living standard and health in Germany: different ways of measurement of relative poverty with regard to self-rated health. International Journal of Public Health, DOI 10.1007/s00038-010-0154-3.

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