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Dr. Helga FRITSCH Rector, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck


1976-1983 Medical School Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn
1983 Medical Examination and Approbation as Medical Doctor
1978-1983 Tutor in the Institute of Anatomy, University of Bonn
1985 Doctorate Degree of the Medical Faculty, University of Bonn, Title of the thesis: The neocortex in the rabbit (magna cum laude)
1983-1989 Training and postdoctoral scientist for Anatomy, Bonn
1989-1992 Qualification for Anatomy, Medical Faculty, University of Lübeck (MUL)
1991 Habilitation (Ph.D. Degree) for Anatomy and Embryology, Medical Faculty, University of Lübeck. Title of the thesis: Development of the pelvic connective tissue
1992-1998 Senior Physician for Anatomy at the Institute of Anatomy, Lübeck Medical University
1996 Applied Professor for Anatomy at the Institute of Anatomy, Lübeck Medical University
1998 Head of the Institute of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Innsbruck Medical University
2003-2005 Dean of Study Affairs, Innsbruck Medical University
2004-2013 Head of the Departments for Anatomy, Histology and Embryology and Director of the Division Clinical Functional Anatomy, Innsbruck Medical University
2012-2013 Dean of Human Resources, Staff Development and Equal Treatment, Innsbruck Medical University
since 2013 Rector, Innsbruck Medical University


Member of the German Society of Coloproctology
Member of the Society of Anatomy
Member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists
Member of the German Society of Surgery
Member of the German Society of Continence


121 Original Publications in peer reviewed journals
30 book contributions
Reviewing activities in numerous journals


Eugen-Rehfisch-Preis, Mönchengladbach, 2011
Ferring Preis, Istanbul
Springer-Preis, Munich
Teacher of the Term for winter-terms 2009-2011