Comprehensive Heart Failure Center Würzburg
Stefan Störk studied medicine in Homburg/Saar (Germany) and Bristol (UK). After earning his doctoral thesis degree at Free University of Berlin, he was awarded an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands) and a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology from Utrecht Medical Center (the Netherlands). He was trained in internal medicine and cardiology at Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, and started as a Clinician Scientist at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg in 2001. There, he became a full professor in 2010.
As a founding steering board member of the Comprehensive Heart Failure Center Würzburg, he heads the Department of Clinical Research and Epidemiology and is Consultant to the Department of Internal Medicine. He is broadly engaged in large clinical trials, surveys and prospective registries investigating various phenotypes of patients presenting with acute and chronic heart failure. Since 2009, he has been a member of the writing board of the National Guideline Heart Failure Germany and a member of the steering board of heartfailurematters.org, the patient website of the European Heart Failure Association.