DGHM
EINE STARKE GEMEINSCHAFT

THE GERMAN SOCIETY FOR HYGIENE AND MICROBIOLOGY

DGHM has been founded in 1906 and has currently around 1,900 members. It brings together medical scientists, microbiologists, hygienists and clinicians interested in basic and clinical research on infectious diseases. DGHM is a member of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS), International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) and cooperates with the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID).

Board 2019

President: Georg Häcker / Freiburg
Secretary: Martin Aepfelbacher / Hamburg
Treasurer: Helmut Fickenscher / Kiel
Vice- Presidents:
Jan Buer / Essen
Sven Hammerschmidt / Greifswald
Frauke Mattner / Köln

Board 2019

Activities

Scientific Meetings

6th Joint Conference of DGHM & VAAM
Leipzig, 8-11 March 2020

Main topics:
Plenary 1 (DGHM/VAAM): Big Data
Plenary 2 (DGHM): Infection Prevention
Plenary 3 (VAAM): Microbial physiology and adaptation
Plenary 4 (DGHM/VAAM): Microbial Ecology
Plenary 5 (DGHM): Emerging Resistance Mechanism
Plenary 6 (VAAM): Microbial Biotechnology
Plenary 7 (DGHM/VAAM): Single Cell Microbiology

Chairs:
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Schmid, Institut f. Biochemie der Universität Leipzig und Helmholtzzentrum für Umweltforschung UFZ

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hauke Harms, Institut f. Biochemie der Universität Leipzig und Helmholtzzentrum für Umweltforschung UFZ

Prof. Dr. med. Arne Rodloff, Institut f. Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Infektionsepidemiologie im Universitätsklinikum Leipzig

Prof. Dr. med. Iris Chaberny, Institut f. Hygiene, Krankenhaushygiene und Umweltmedizin im Universitätsklinikum Leipzig

Awards

by DGHM Foundation: Career, Junior, Diagnostic, Research and Doctoral Awards
Awards

Standardizationhttps://www.dghm-richt-warnwerte.de/de

MIQ: Quality Standards for the Microbiological Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
MIQ

Standard values for the orientation of microbial contamination in food
Standard Values for Food

Education & Policy

Courses in Hospital Hygiene
Certificate for Scientists in Med. Microbiology
Medical practice guidelines and regulations
Statements to ministerial draft bills

Paper of the Month

best papers published by DGHM members
Paper of the Month

Young DGHM

the organisation by and for young physicians and researchers
jDGHM