Germany, Ursula von der Leyen, Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

 

 

Family Status:

 

Date of Birth

8th October 1958

Place of birth

Brussels

Place of residence:

Burgdorf/Beinhorn

Husband:

Prof. Dr. med. Heiko E. von der Leyen

Children:

David, Sophie, Donata, Victoria, Johanna, Egmont and Gracia

 

Political career:

 

Since November

2009

Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

2005 - 2009

Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

Since December

2004

Member of the Presidium of the CDU Germany

March 2003 to November 2005

Minister for Social Affairs, Women, Family Affairs and Health of Lower Saxony

2003 - 2005

Member of the CDU in the State Assembly of Lower Saxony

2001 - 2004

Local political mandates in the region of Hanover

1999

Member of the Working Group of Doctors (Arbeitskreis Ärzte) of CDU Lower Saxony

Since 1990

Member of the CDU


Professional and academic career:

 

1998 - 2002

Member of academic staff in the Department of Epidemiology, Social Medicine and Health System Research (MHH)

1995

Market analysis, Stanford Health Services Hospital Administration

1993

Auditing guest: Stanford University, Graduate School of Business

1992 - 1996

Lived in Stanford, California/USA

1988 - 1992

Assistant doctor at the Women's Clinic of Hanover Medical School (MHH)


Education:

2001

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

1991

Doctorate

1987

State examination and licence to practice

1980 - 1987

Studies of Medicine (Medizinische Hochschule Hanover; MHH)

1978

London School of Economics

1977 - 1980

Studies of National Economics (Göttingen, Münster)

1971 - 1976

Grammar school specialising in mathematics and science, Lehrte

1964 - 1971

European School in Brussels

 

 

 

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