Professor Stephan Jacob is an Internist, Endocrinologist, Diabetologist , Nutrition Specialist , Clinical Hypertension Specialist (ESH), SCOPE founding fellow and cardiovascular disease prevention specialist (DGPR)
Professor Dr. Stephan Jacob is an endocrinologist/diabetologist, expert in nutrion and a clinical hypertension specialist (ESH). He is teaching at the university of Tuebingen, Germany. He is in private practise and currently about to set up a cardio-metabolic institute (CMI), in which non pharmacological and pharmacological therapy life style coaching of cardio-metabolic patients in out-patient care is coordinated, he plans to establish a network with the family doctors and the clinics in his town. Furthermore he is a SCOPE founding fellow and also a member of EASO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Management (EASO-COM).
He is involved in several clinical trials, specifically the CV outcome trials of new anti-diabetics.
Previously, Dr. Jacob was Senior Consultant at the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Pathobiochemistry, University of Tübingen, Germany.
His research interests include the cardio-metabolic syndrome and the role of early detection and intervention , specifically the effects of life style intervention on prevention and treatment of co-morbidities; to set up structured care in an out-patient setting (CMI).
Professor Dr. Jacob is heading the working group on diabetes and the heart of the german diabetes association. Also he is heading the research group on cardio-metabolic care at the university of Munich. In addition, he has engaged in, bringing the SCOPE program to Germany. Furthermore , he is a member of several guideline committees and editorial boards.