Director & Professor
MSc (Chemistry), PhD (Biochemistry)
Jürgen is the Director of the Centre for Health and Community Research, Professor in the UPEI Faculty of Business, and Co-Principal Investigator for the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU).
Jürgen earned a Masters degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Konstanz, Germany and performed his postdoctoral studies at the University of Chicago, Illinois. Before moving into education, he spent 22 years in the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical industry. Jürgen worked 18 years for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals in both the European and United States offices before joining Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda) in Cambridge, Massachusetts as Vice President of R&D Strategy & Operations in 2004.
- Management of science and innovation
- Change and opportunity in the global life science industry
- Health care delivery and policy making
- Community safety and well-being
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