Education & Experience
1980 Graduation from Medical School, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
1980 – 1982 Institute for Pharmacology, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
1982-1989 Residency, Trauma Department, Hannover Medical School (MHH)
1992/1996 Habilitation / Apl. Professor, Trauma Department, MHH
1997 Deputy Director of Trauma, Hannover Medical School
1999 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
1999 Professor / Director of Trauma, Monash University / The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
since 2000 Professor of Trauma & Orthopaedics,
Director Division of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Germany
Scholarships & Awards
1973-80 'Hundhammer'-Scholarship of the State Government of Bavaria
1980 'Karl-Forster'-Scholarship of the Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich
1994 ‘Recognition Award’ of the AO/ASIF Technical Commis¬sion
1997 ‘SICOT Travelling Fellowship’
1998 ‘Recognition Award’ of the AO/ASIF Technical Commis¬sion
1998 ‘Edgar-Ungeheuer-Prize’ of the German Society for General Surgery
2012 Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach Büste (DGU)
1985 Member European Society of Biomechanics
1985 Member International Society of Biomechanics
1994 Int. member American Ortho¬p. Trauma Association (OTA)
1997 Member American Academy of Ortho¬p Surg (AAOS)
1997 Member 'Long Bone Expert Group of the AO/ASIF' (AO LBEG)
1997 Member 'Steering committee Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery of the AO/ASIF'
1999-2000 Board of Directors Victorian State Trauma Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
2000 Founding member International Society Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS International)
2002 Präsidiumsmitglied Deutsche Gesellschaft f Unfallchirurgie
2001 Trustee AO International
2001 Chairman of the 'Computer Assisted Surgery Expert Group of the AO/ASIF' (AO CSEG) and AGROP (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie (DGU))
2003 Medical Board of Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (DRF)
2005 Honorary Membership of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2005 Honorary fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh FRACSEd
2009 Honorary member of Serbian Trauma Association (STA)
2015 Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) John Border Memorial
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