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Dr. Ursula SCHMIDT-ERFURTH Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna


1979-1986 Medical School, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1986 Doctoral thesis, University Eye Hospital, Munich
1986 Internal rotation in Ophthalmic Pathology Howe Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
1986-1987 Research Fellow, Institute of Immunology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1987-1990 Resident in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital, Munich
1990-1992 Research Fellow in Photomedicine, Wellman Laboratories, Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1991-1992 Research Fellow in Ophthalmology, Retina-Department, Massachusetts Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1992-1993 Clinical Fellow in Medical Retina, University Eye Hospital, Medical University of Lübeck
1992-2004 Research Associate, Medical Laser Center, University of Lübeck, Germany
1993-1995 Instructor in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital Lübeck
1996-1999 Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital Lübeck
2000-2004 Professor in Ophthalmology
since 2004 Appointment at the University of Vienna, Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
2008 Visiting Professorship: Mc Gill University / Montreal / Canada
since 2009 Lecturer, ESASO - European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology, Lugano
since 2009 Lecturer, PhD-Program at CeMM, Center for Molecular Medicine, Academy of Sciences, Vienna
since 2010 Elected member of the Senate, MUW - Medical University of Vienna


OeFG - Österreichische Forschungsgesellschaft
AAO - American Academy of Ophthalmology
ICO - International Council of Ophthalmology
EAO - European Academy of Ophthalmology


221 Original papers
63 First authorships
330 Lectures and oral presentations


Achievement Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2002
Roger Johnson Award, University of Washington/ Seattle, 2004
Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award of the Macula Society, 2005
Donald Gass Award, Retina Society, USA, 2010

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