Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

                     Doctoral student program at the Institute of Public Health; expected completion date December 2021; awarded with a full

                    scholarship by the Hans Böckler Foundation


                    City University New York, USA

                     Visiting Scholar at the School of Public Health & Health Policy, March 1 – 31, 2018


                            European University Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder, Germany

                     Master of Arts in Sociocultural Studies; Graduated (cum laude) 2017


                      University of California Berkeley, USA

                      Research Semester invited by the School of Social Welfare, research on “Trans*intersectional Aging: How Trans

                     Seniors Age Successfully”; August – December 2016


                      Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany

                   Bachelor of Arts Social Work; Graduated (magna cum laude) 2015




                        German (Native Language)

                       English (CEFR Level C1; TOEFL iBT score 108)

                       Spanish (CEFR Level B1)

                       French (Good Knowledge)

                       Hebrew (Basics)

                       German Sign Language (Basics)




Global Action for Trans Equality since October 2019

                        Project Coordinator Working Group about Trans Men & HIV


Robert Koch Institut since September 2019

Project Intern Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Unit FG34 HIV/AIDS, STI and Blood-Borne Infections


  Alice Salomon University of Applied Science, Berlin September 2018 - December 2019

  Research Assistant „CILIA LGBTIQ+ - Comparing Intersectional Lifecourse Inequalities amongst LGBTIQ+ Citizens

in Four European Countries“


Diversity Consultan since January 2018

Consultant Support for more inclusion and diversity on a social & scientifc level


Journal of Sex Research since March 2017

Reviewer Peer review journal


Freelance Educational Workshops & Trainings since March 2014

Conceptualization and delivery of trainings and workshops on trans* and queer- sensitive care to social, psychological and medical service providers


International Trans Fund March 2017 - June 2019

Member Grant Making Panel Advisory board and decision making about international grant applications


Alice Salomon University of Applied Science, Berlin – April 2017 - March 2019

                        Lecturer Introduction of Gender and Queer Studies for social work students


GLS Sprachenzentrum Berlin April – Juli 2017

Cultural Guide Cultural tours provided to international students


Alice Salomon University of Applied Science, Berlin September 2015 – July 2017

Research Assistant „GLEPA – LGBT*I* Aging and Care“


Wesley Mission Brisbane – September 2013 - February 2014

Internship at the Expanded Horizons Program, Gold Coast, Australia

Counseling and support for LGBT*IQ young people; delivery of qualificatory workshops for social workers

Mosaik Werkstätten für Behinderte GmbH, Berlin – May 2011 - October 2012

Care Worker – Day care for people with disabilities




                        Appenroth, M. & Castro Varela, M.d.M (Eds.) (in progress, 2020) “Trans & Care - Global Perspectives          

                        Bielefeld: transcript Verlag


                        Appenroth, M. & Castro Varela, M.d.M (Eds.) (2019) “Trans & Care - Trans Personen zwischen Selbstsorge, 

                        Fürsorge und Versorgung” Bielefeld: transcript Verlag


                        Scheim, A. I.; Appenroth, M. N.; Beckham, S. W.; Golstein, Z.; Cabral Grinspan, M.; Keatley, J. G. & Radix, A.

                        (2019) "Transgender HIV research: nothing about us without us" in The Lancet HIV, DOI:



  Appenroth, M. (in progress, 2019) “Trans* Male Sex Workers”

                        in John Scott, David Bimbi, Christian Grov & Victor Minichiello (eds.) “Male Sex Work and Society: Volume 2”, New

                        York: Harrington Park Press


                        Appenroth, M. (2019) “Transfeindlichkeit in der Schwulen Szene" in Siegessäule Magazin, (Online)                         



                        Appenroth, M. (2019) “Gesundheitsversorgung von transgeschlechtlichen Menschen” Online publication by the 

                        Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.



Appenroth, M. (2015) “The cis-washing of the Stonewall Riots – Why trans* activists can’t be heroes” (Online) _heroes


Appenroth, M. (2015) “Männliche Gewalt aus einer trans* Perspektive”. Published Bachelors thesis. (Online)


                        Appenroth, M. (2015) “Stolen Generation 2.0 – Australia and its problem with genocide” (Online)





                     „Ethical Considerations for HIV Prevention Research in the Era of Highly Effective HIV Prevention Consultant

                     during the update and revision of the Ethical Guidelines in Biomedical HIV Research, invited by UNAIDS and the World

                     Health Organization/WHO, Geneva/Montreux, Switzerland; November 2019


                     „Sexual Health of Trans Masculine Sex Workers Presentation at the Congress of the German STI Association

                     (DSTIG) Berlin, Germany; October 2019


                     „Sexual Health of Trans Men Presentation at the PrEP in Europe Summit,

                       Warsaw, Poland; October 2019


                     „Panel Discussion on Transgender Health, Social and Epidemiologic Situation in Differen Settings Panelist, 

                     invited by Virology & Education, International Workshop on HIV & Transgender People, Mexico City, Mexico; July 2019


                       „Trans & Aging: Care Needs of Older Trans People Invited speaker at the World Congress of European Association

                     for Palliative Care, Berlin, Germany; May 2019


                     „PrEP Service Delivery and Monitoring: Minimum Standards and Key Principles in the EU/EEA Setting

                     Panelist, invited by UNAIDS, the World Health Organization/WHO and the European Center for

                     Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden; November 2018


                     “Money Makes the World Go Round” Workshop for funding applications for trans organizations, invited by

                     Bundesvereinigung Trans*, Berlin, Germany; November 2018


                     “Trans and HIV: Who are we really talking about and who is being left behind” & “HIV Prevention Tools: 

                     Designed for One and Applied on all; Does this really work? Hear what Community Experts have to

                     say Speaker at a paneldiscussion at the World AIDS Conference, invited Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE),

                     Amsterdam, Netherlands; July 2018


                     “Funding Our Movement – Opportunities and Applying for Grants in Europe” Workshop for funding applications for

                     trans organizations, invited by Transgender Europe, Antwerp, Belgium; July 2018


                     “Intersectional Perspectives on Improving the Access to Health Care for Trans* Identities in the United States”

                     Paper presentation at the Annual Global Health Conference, Consortium of Universities for Global Health, New York,

                     USA; March 2018


“Trans* and Aging: How Do Trans* Seniors Age Successfully” Paper presentation at the Aging and Society Conference, University of California, Berkeley, USA; November 2017


“Male violence from a trans* Perspective” Paper presentation at the Conference Feministische und queere Perspektiven für die Psychologie II, University of Cologne, Germany, March 2017