Prof. Dr. Karl Wilhelm Lauterbach is a German scientist, physician, and politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany who has served as Federal Minister of Health since 8 December 2021.

He is professor of health economics and epidemiology at the University of Cologne.

Born: 21 February 1963 (age 59 years), Düren, Germany

Nationality: German Spouse: Angela Spelsberg (m. 1996–2010)

Party: Social Democratic Party of Germany Office: Member of the German Bundestag since 2005

Education: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (1992–1995), MORE