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

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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

Memberships

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

Publications

221 Original papers
63 First authorships
330 Lectures and oral presentations

Awards

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

past speeches