Prof. Dr. Martin Exner



Prof. Dr. Martin Exner

Director, Institute of Hygiene and Public Health

Medical FacultyUniversity of Bonn

Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53105 Bonn

Tel:+49-(0)228-287-11055, Fax: +49-(0)228-287-519144



Honors & Awards (Selection)                     

1986                     Award for Hospital Hygiene (German Ministry of Social & Labour Affairs)

1987                     Award of Hygiene of the Schülke- Foundation (Highest award of Hygiene in Germany) 

2003                     Johann Peter Frank Award (German Society of Public Health Officers) 

2007                     Honorary Fellow of the Indian Society of Public Health and Microbiology (DGHM)

2010                     President of the German Society of Hospital Hygiene 


Selected Publications

  • Roeder RS, Lenz J, Tarne P, Gebel J, Exner M, Szewzyk U. (2010). Long-term effects of disinfectants on the community composition of drinking water biofilms. Int J Hyg Environ Health213, 183-189.
  • Lenz J, Linke S, Gemein S, Exner M, Gebel J. (2010). Verification of the efficiency of chemical disinfection and sanitation measures in in-building distribution systems. Int J Hyg Environ Health213, 198-203.
  • Trautmann M, Halder S, Lepper PM, Exner M.(2009). Reservoirs of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the intensive care unit. The role of tap water as a source of infection. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz52, 339-344.
  • Biwersi C, Hepping N, Bode U, Fleischhack G, von Renesse A, Exner M, Engelhart S, Gieselmann B, Simon A. (2009). Bloodstream infections in a German paediatric oncology unit: prolongation of inpatient treatment and additional costs. Int J Hyg Environ Health212:541-546.
  • Exner M, Kramer A, Lajoie L, Gebel J, Engelhart S, P. Hartemann P. (2005). Prevention and control of health care-associated waterborne infections in health care facilities. Am J Infect Control 33, S26-40.