Executive Board

Photo: Deutsche Tinnitus-Stiftung Charité

Professor Dr. med. Birgit Mazurek

After qualifying as ENT specialist, Professor Mazurek has been building up the Tinnitus Center Charité since 2001. A day clinic was set up at the centre in 2003 to provide interdisciplinary care for patients. Professor Mazurek conducts basic research and publishes on changes to the auditory system. The annual Tinnitus Symposium organized by the Centre promotes interdisciplinary science communication. Professor Mazurek is president of the XIth International Tinnitus Seminar, which is to be held in Berlin in 2014. “Money is needed to expand tinnitus research in Germany. This is why I am actively engaged in the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité.”

Photo: Lutz Mackebrandt

Dipl.-Ing., Dr. rer.pol. Lutz Mackebrandt

The deputy chair and treasurer founded the CMS Societät für Unternehmensberatung GmbH in 1975, which under the name hww Unternehmensberater GmbH has become one of the leading management consulting firms for restructuring and insolvency. Dr. Mackebrandt is co-editor of the journal “KSI. Krisen-, Sanierungs- und Insolvenzberatung.“ Honorary offices: vice-president of Federal Association of Liberal Professions (BFB), member of the presidium of the Federal Association of German Business Consultants (BDU), deputy member of the administrative council of the Federal Agency for Employment. “Millions of people suffer from tinnitus. Our foundation gives patients a chance to help themselves. But the foundation is also important for society as a whole. If we take care we can protect our hearing to avoid damage developing in the first place.”

Photo: Wiebke Peitz/Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Dr. Jan Steffen Jürgensen

After studying medicine in Berlin, New York, and San Diego, Dr. Jürgensen completed his specialist training in internal medicine at the Charité, gaining his doctorate at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin, as well a masters degree in public health. Dr. Jürgensen heads the office of the CEO, University Medicine Charit, is responsible for quality management and represents the Charité on the supervisory councils of subsidiaries.