Kerstin Hellwig is a senior consultant and MS specialist in the Department of Neurology, St. Josef Hospital / Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. Dr. Hellwig holds a postdoctoral lecture qualification in “Special therapeutic aspects in patients with multiple sclerosis”.
At the department of preventive medicine at USC Los Angeles and under the mentorship of Dr. Annette Langer Gould at the research department of Kaiser Permanente Southern California, she was trained in epidemiology.
Dr. Hellwig’s research interests lie in the field of MS and family planning. Since 2006 she established and maintained a nationwide MS and pregnancy registry in Germany with more than 1500 prospectively collected pregnancies of women with MS.