University of Duesseldorf
Johannes Siegrist, PhD., born 1943 in Switzerland, is Senior Professor of Work Stress Research at the University of Duesseldorf, Germany. Until 2012 he was Professor and Director of the Institute of Medical Sociology at that University. He is known as the author of one of the internationally established models of stressful work, ‘effort-reward imbalance’ and as a scientist contributing to research on social determinants of health and health inequalities by several hundred scientific publications including distinct books. Among many offices he was President of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology in the 1990s, and his distinctions include membership of Academia Europaea.
Work Stress Research