RIPOST project Coordinator


2009 – 2011     Master of Science in Applied Epidemiology at Charité University, Berlin, Germany

2009 – 2011     European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET), ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden

2007       Doctor Thesis in Pharmacy, option clinical biology at Marseille University, France

2005 – 2006     Master International Public Health at ISPED, University Bordeaux, France

2002 – 2007      Diploma in specialized study (D.E.S.): Microbiology, Parasitology, Immunology, Biochemistry and Hematology

1997 – 2002          University Education in Pharmacy at Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, Paris V, University René Descartes


Work experience

11.2017 – now            Epidemiology – IDLIC team, Inserm U1219, University of Bordeaux, France – Epidemiologist

01.2013 – 10.2017        Humanitarian – Action Contre la Faim (ACF), Paris – Operational Research Advisor

09.2009 – 12.2012        Infectious Diseases Epidemiology– Robert Koch Institute, Berlin – Epidemiologist

11.2007 – 08.2009        Epidemiology – Berlin Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research – Epidemiologist

11.2002 – 11.2007        Clinical Laboratory and Public Health– Resident in Clinical Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Hematology, Clinical Virology, Tropical Medicine, Travel Medicine, International Public Health – Marseille Hospitals

Scientific publications

Altmann M., Gautret P.; Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of French Travelers from Marseille Regarding Rabies Risk and Prevention, Travel Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;16(2):107-11

Perez F., Ba H., Dastagire S., Altmann M. The role of community health workers in improving child health programmes in Mali, BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009, 9:28

Altmann M, L. Fiebig, J. Soyka, Rüdiger von Kries, M. Dehnert, W. Haas. Severe Cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Children, Germany, Emerging Infectious Diseases Volume 17, Number 2–February 2011

D Radun, H Bernard, M Altmann, I Schöneberg, V Bochat, U van Treeck, R M Rippe, R Grunow, M Elschner, W Biederbick, G Krause: Preliminary case report of fatal anthrax in an injecting drug user in North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, December 2009, Eurosurveillance, Volume 15, Issue 2, 14 January 2010

Altmann M, M. Wadl, G. Krause, M. an der Heiden Timeliness of the surveillance system during a large outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O104:H4 in Germany, 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases Volume 17, Number 10–October 2011

Altmann M, M. An Der Heiden, R. Scheufele, K. Hartmann, C. Houareau, B. Bartmeyer and O. Hamouda. The risk of AIDS-defining events is decreasing over time in the German HIV-1 seroconverter Cohort (1997-2010). BMC Infect. Dis. 2012, 12:94

Altmann, L. Fiebig, S. Buda, Rüdiger von Kries, M. Dehnert, W. Haas. Unchanged Severity of Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Infection in Children during First Postpandemic Season. Emerging Infectious Diseases Volume 18, Number 11—November 2012

Altmann, S. Nielsen,·O.Hamouda,·V.Bremer. Activities related to STIs and HIV and data collection in German local health authorities, 2012. Can we harvest the data? Bundesgesundheitsbl 2013 · 56:922–929

Blaustein, J. Alberganti, M. Altmann. Beating the Clock: How New Technology Can Improve Information Systems and Coordination in Crisis Situation. Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2014. 13 – 15 May 2014 | Boston MA

Altmann M, Fermanian C, Jiao B, Altare C, Loada M, Myatt M. Nutrition Surveillance using a Small Open Cohort: Experience from Burkina Faso. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology (2016) 13:12 DOI 10.1186/s12982-016-0052-0

Altmann M, Suarez M, Soulier C, Lesavre C, Antoine C. First wave of the 2016-17 cholera outbreak in Hodeidah city, Yemen – ACF Experience and lessons learned. PLoS Curr. 2017 Oct 13;9.

Altmann M, Altare C, Van der Spek N, Barbiche JC, Dodos J, Bechir M, Ait Aissa M, Kolsteren K. Effectiveness of a household WASH package on an Outpatient Program for Severe Acute Malnutrition: a pragmatic cluster-randomized controlled trial in Chad. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Apr;98(4):1005-1012.

Altmann M, Nahapetyan K, Asghar H, Identifying hotspots of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers in the Eastern Mediterranean Region – Perspectives for the Emerging and Dangerous Pathogens Laboratory Network. East Mediterr Health J. In press

Swanson K, Altare C, Fallah M, Peters D, Altmann M. Spatiotemporal differences in contact tracing performance during the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, 2014–2015. Plos NTD Submitted.

Evidence Aid Priority Setting Group. Prioritization of Themes and Research Questions for Health Outcomes in Natural Disasters, Humanitarian Crises or Other Major Healthcare Emergencies, PLoS Curr. 2013 Oct 16; 5

 Dodos, J. Mattern, B. Lapegue, J. Altmann, M and Ait Aissa, M. (2017) ‘Relationship between water, sanitation, hygiene, and nutrition: what do Link NCA nutrition causal analyses say?’ Waterlines 36(4) 284-304, October 2017

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