Dr. Irmgard Marx

Dr. Irmgard Marx is a medical doctor specialised in general medicine, tropical medicine, medical quality management. Furthermore, she holds a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health (DTMPH) and is certified in systemic Organisational Development and Human Resource Development. She is a certified Clinical Risk Manager, European Practice Assessment (EPA) Assessor, ISO-Auditor and EFQM Assessor and has 20 years of experience in the field of Quality Management in Germany and internationally. Since 2004 she has been implementing EPA as a quality management system in outpatient services and polyclinics in Germany.

Previously, Irmgard has held positions in several countries in Africa including Guinea, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania and Algeria in the area of general medicine and public health with focus Quality Improvement and organisational development. Since 2016 she is implementing Quality Improvement measures in hospitals in Tajikistan in the Programme “Mother- and Child-, and Emergency Care II-IV” funded by the German Financial Cooperation.

Irmgard is a lecturer at the Medical Faculty of the University of Heidelberg and was involved in the development of course curricula.