Our team

Scientists from the fields of nutritional science, ecotrophology and medicine are working at the IFPE.
The team consists of permanent and freelance employees.

To download the organizational chart, please click here.

 

Head of the institute

Dr. oec. troph. Markus Keller

Dr. oec. troph. Markus Keller

Nutritional scientist

Founder and managing partner

Prof. Dr. Claus Leitzmann

Prof. Dr. Claus Leitzmann

Nutritional scientist

Scientific mentor

Dr. troph. Stine Weder

Dr. troph. Stine Weder

Nutritional scientist

Scientific assistant to the management

On parental leave until probably April 2024

Dr. rer. nat. Christian Köder

Dr. rer. nat. Christian Köder

Nutritional scientist

Scientific assistant to the management

Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen

Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen

Chief Physician of the Department of Naturopathy at Immanuel Hospital Berlin and holder of the endowed professorship for clinical naturopathy at the Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics at Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Founding partner

Prof. Dr. Jan Wirsam

Prof. Dr. Jan Wirsam

Professor of Operations Management and Innovation Management at the Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Founding partner

Daniela Lück-Kohls

Daniela Lück-Kohls

Management assistance

PhD students

M. Sc. Joelina Dietrich

M. Sc. Joelina Dietrich

Nutritional scientist

Main Project: 

  • VEGANScreener 
M. Sc. Sandra Müller

M. Sc. Sandra Müller

Medical nutritionist

Main Project: 

  • COPLANT
M. Sc. Tim Ritzheim

M. Sc. Tim Ritzheim

Nutritional scientist

Main Project: 

  • MultiVeg-Study

Research assistants

B. Sc. Viktoria Janke

B. Sc. Viktoria Janke

Agronomist of organic farming
Student M.Sc. Ecotrophology

B. Sc. Vanessa Keller

B. Sc. Vanessa Keller

Nutritional scientist
Student M.Sc. Nutritional Sciences

B. Sc. Sina Wagener

B. Sc. Sina Wagener

Geographer
Student M.Sc. Nutritional Sciences

B. Sc. Anja Weber

B. Sc. Anja Weber

Nutritional scientist
Student M.Sc. Nutritional Sciences

Freelancer

Bettina Freyland

Bettina Freyland

Business graduate
Consultant

Main project:

  • Fundraising
Edith Gätjen

Edith Gätjen

Nutritional scientist

Main project:

  • Practical implematation of plantbased diet
M. A. Sarah Jasiok

M. A. Sarah Jasiok

Sociologist M. A.

Main Project:

  • Project- and grantsmanagement
Jacqueline Kanig

Jacqueline Kanig

Student B.Sc. Ecotrophology

Main Project:

  • Social Media
Dr. Josefine Nebl

Dr. Josefine Nebl

Nutritional scientist

Main Project:

  • Vegan sports nutrition
M. Sc. Anne-Kathrin Siebert

M. Sc. Anne-Kathrin Siebert

Nutritional scientist

Main Project: 

  • Study Design 

Trainees

B. Sc. Bruna Fariña

B. Sc. Bruna Fariña

Nutristionist

Student M.Sc. Nutritional Science

B. Sc. Charlotte Hanel

B. Sc. Charlotte Hanel

B. Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics

 

Martina Kalischuk

Martina Kalischuk

Student B.Sc. Nutritional Science

B. Sc. Merle Raschke

B. Sc. Merle Raschke

B. Sc. Clinical Nutrition