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Univ. Prof. Dr. Kurt Widhalm

Paediatrics and Adolescent medicine, human genetics, nutritional medicine, medical and chemical laboratory diagnostics

 

 

 

PRESIDENT OF THE AUSTRIAN ACADEMIC INSTITUTE FOR NUTRITIONAL MEDICINE

* 1946 Linz

1971-1973 Assistant doctor at the Physiological Institute of the University of Vienna; Summer 1971: Study visit to the USA

1973 Transferred to the University Children's Hospital Vienna

1974 Development and management of the fat metabolism outpatient clinic

1977 Specialist in paediatrics

1978 Head physician of an internal ward

1980 Specializes in paediatrics

Since1988 Head of the Austrian early detection and treatment program for congenital metabolic disorders at the University Children's Hospital Vienna

1992 Appointed board member of the internal department and medical director of the Mautner Markhof’s Children's Hospital of the City of Vienna

1994 Awarded with Venia docendi for the med. and chem. Laboratory diagnostics (clinical chemistry)

1995 Return to the University Children's Hospital Vienna as a senior consultant

1998 Recognition as specialist for medical and chemical laboratory diagnostics by the Austrian Medical Association

2003 Appointed professor of nutritional medicine and head of the department of nutritional medicine at the Univ. Vienna

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Generally sworn and court certified expert Paediatrics and Adolescent medicine, Regional Court of Vienna.
  • A full member of scientific advisory board of Austrian Medical Chamber.
  • Member of the Committee on drug safety of the Federal Ministry of Health, Sport and consumer protection.
  • Member of EMEA European Medicine Agency London.
  • President of   academic institute of nutrition medicine, Vienna.
  • President of European Association for Research in obese children (EAROC)

 

HONOURS

Science award of of the Austrian Society for Pediatric Medicine (ÖGKJ), 2007

PUBLICATIONS

About 390 scientific papers, mailnly in international Magazines, various books