Bundeswehr
Institute of Microbiology

Director of the Institute

Colonel Roman Wölfel, MD PhD DTMH

born 1974 in Frankfurt am Main

 

Assignments

1993

 

Air Force Medical Service Officer Candidate

1994-2000

 

Universities of Marburg and Giessen,
Medical School

2000-2001

 

Bundeswehr Hospital Hamburg, Resident, Internal Medicine Dept., Psychiatry Dept.

2001-2003

 

Medical Squadron, Surface-to-Air Missile Group Husum, Squadron Commander

2003-2005

 

Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Dept. of Virology and Rickettsiology

2005-2006

 

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Dept. Virology / BSL-4 Lab

2006-2007

 

Technical University Munich, Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene

2008-2014

 

Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Head of Dept. for Med. Bio Reconnaissance & Verification

2014-2016

 

Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Head of Dept. of Bacteriology & Toxinology

2016-2019

 

Bundeswehr Medical Academy, Dept. Med. CBRN Defence, Head of CBRN Medical Task Force

since Oct 2019

 

Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology,
Institute Director

 

Education

2000   

 

Doctoral Thesis in Physiology

2001

 

Medical Degree

2002

 

Diploma in Emergency Medicine

2005

 

Diploma in Medical Quality Management

2005

 

Biosafety Level 4 Laboratory Training & Clearance

2006

 

Diploma in Tropical Medicine

2006

 

EOQ Quality Systems Manager in Healthcare

2007 

Consultant Clinical Microbiologist, Virologist and Infection Epidemiologist

2015

 

Certification as "Project manager and Responsible Person for Biosafety" according to German Statutory Regulation on the Safety of Genetic Engineering 

2015

 

Habilitation Thesis in Microbiology, Virology and Infectious Diseases Epidemiology

 

Deployments

2002-2003   

 

6. SFOR Mission, Bosnia, Tactical MedEvac Team, Emergeny physician

2006-2019

 

Multiple support mission in e.g. Mali, Ukraine, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Gabun, Tunesia, Kosovo and Mongolia