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Thomas Ernst Dorner
Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Thomas Ernst Dorner, MD, MPH

Center for Public Health (Department of Social and Preventive Medicine)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0002-5218-1160


Diabetes Mellitus; Epidemiology; Health Promotion; Hypertension; Public Health

Selected publications

  1. Dorner, T.E. et al., 2015. Synergistic effect between back pain and common mental disorders and the risk of future disability pension: a nationwide study from Sweden. Psychol. Med., 46(02), pp.425-436. Available at:
  2. Dorner, T.E., 2014. Public health in Austria: a snapshot. Wien Med Wochenschr, 164(7-8), pp.121-122. Available at:
  3. Dorner, T.E. et al., 2013. Nutritional intervention and physical training in malnourished frail community-dwelling elderly persons carried out by trained lay �buddies�: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 13(1), p.1232. Available at:
  4. Dorner, T.E. & Rieder, A., 2012. Obesity paradox in elderly patients with cardiovascular diseases. International Journal of Cardiology, 155(1), pp.56-65. Available at:
  5. Dorner, T.E. et al., 2011. The impact of socio-economic status on pain and the perception of disability due to pain. European Journal of Pain, 15(1), pp.103-109. Available at: