Karl Emmert-Fees, Source: Helmholtz-Zentrum

Karl Emmert-Fees
Member of research group 2

Phone: +49 89 3187-43709
Building/Room: 96/15



  • Since 2019: Ph.D. in Medical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • 2016 – 2019: M.Sc. in Public Health, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • 2012 – 2015: B.A. in Social Economics (Specialization in Health Economics), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) 

Professional Experience:

  • Since 2019: Research fellow at the Institute for Health Economics and Health Care Management, Helmholtz Zentrum München
  • 2018: Visiting fellowship at the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center (EGDRC), Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2017 – 2018: Research assistant at the Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2016 – 2018: Student research assistant at the Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, Helmholtz Zentrum München
  • 2015: Internship at MedSolution AG, Zürich
  • 2014 – 2015: Tutor for the courses “Methods and Statistics I” and “Empirical Research in Social Science I + II” at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

Research Interests:

  • Economic Evaluation of Food Policies
  • Diabetes and Depression
  • Decision Analytic Modeling
  • Clinical Trial Analysis 


Pedron, S., Emmert-Fees, K., Laxy, M., & Schwettmann, L. (2019). The impact of diabetes on labour market participation: a systematic review of results and methods. BMC public health, 19(1), 25.

Greiner, G. G., Emmert-Fees, K. M., Becker, J., Rathmann, W., Thorand, B., Peters, A., ... & Laxy, M. (2020). Toward targeted prevention: risk factors for prediabetes defined by impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance and increased HbA1c in the population-based KORA study from Germany. Acta Diabetologica, 1-11.

Ali, M. K., Chwastiak, L., Poongothai, S., Emmert-Fees, K. M., Patel, S. A., Anjana, R. M., ... & Sosale, A. R. (2020). Effect of a Collaborative Care Model on Depressive Symptoms and Glycated Hemoglobin, Blood Pressure, and Serum Cholesterol Among Patients With Depression and Diabetes in India: The INDEPENDENT Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 324(7), 651-662.