Univ. Prof. Dr. Nicole Heussen

Univ. Prof. Dr. Nicole Heussen

Faculty Medizin
Location Wien

Field of work

Vice Rector Teaching, Chair of Evidence-Based Medicine


Nicole Heussen is a biostatistician. After
studying statistics in Dortmund, she
obtained her doctorate in theoretical
medicine in 2004 and habilitated in medical
biometry and clinical epidemiology at the
Medical Faculty of RWTH Aachen University
in 2012. There she teaches and conducts
research at the Institute for Medical
Statistics. In April 2016, she accepted a
professorship for evidence-based medicine
at the Medical Faculty of Sigmund Freud
University Vienna. In 2020, she turned
down a call to the University Medical Center
Rostock for the professorship of
Biostatistics. In addition to her
methodological research on randomisation
procedures and randomisation tests, she is
particularly interested in innovative
didactic concepts and the use of digital
media in teaching to promote young
On 01.01.2021 she took up
the post of Vice Rector Teaching at Sigmund
Freud PrivatUniversität.