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Mardjan Aravand

Mardjan Aravand

Current Positions

Head of the Division for Applied Infection Control and Hospital Hygiene

Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany


Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control

Department for Infectious Diseases, Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany


Board certification in Medical Microbiology and Virology (Free University of Berlin, Germany)

Board certification in Infection Control and Hospital Hygiene (University of Heidelberg, Germany)

Diploma Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Bernard Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany)


Degree in Human Medicine (M.D.) from the Justus-Liebig University School of Medicine, Gießen, Germany, 1988

Research interests

Prevention and control of nosocomial infections, epidemiology of nosocomial infections, Clostridioides difficile, biofilms