Prof. Heinrich Resch, MD (AT)

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Business address:
University Vienna, School of Medicine
Head, Medical Department II (Osteology/Rhe­umatology& Gastroenterology)
Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern (St. Vincent Hospital)
Academic Teaching Hospital of the University Vienna
Stumpergasse 13
1060 Vienna, Austria

Past President of the German Society of Osteology (DGO)
President of the Austrian Society of Bone and Mineral Research (AuSBMR)
Chairman of the CEE Summit Conferences on Osteoporosis

Education: 1981 MD, School of Medicine, Vienna University

Present Position:
Professor of Medicine, Medical University Vienna
Chief, Medical Department II (Rheumatology & Gastroenterology), Krankenhaus Barmherzige Schwestern (St. Vincent Hospital), Academic Teaching Hospital, Medical University Vienna
Head, VINforce Study Group

Previous Positions:
1983–1984 Intern, Department of Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, General Hospital Vienna
1984–1991 Resident hospital doctor, KH Barmherzige Brüder (St. John of God)
1992–1993 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Loma Linda University, CA, USA
1994 Research Fellow, Vienna University, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pathology
Chief, Department of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation, Krankenhaus Barmherzige Schwestern (St. Vincent Hospital)

Scientific work:
basic and clinical research in bone metabolism
approximately 100 publications in national and international peer reviewed journals and book chapters
more than 150 invited lectures
review panel Bone, Eur J Radiology, Int J Mens Health Gender, Maturitas, JBMR, OINT

Professional Organisations:
1987 Ludwig Boltzmann-Institution of Advancing Age
1988 Austrian Society of Gastroenterology
1991 Founding Member and Member of the Board of the Austrian Society of Bone and Mineral Research
1992 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
1993 German Society of Endocrinology
1994 German Society of Osteology
1994 Editor in Chief Journal für Mineralstoffwechsel (J Mineral Metabolism)
1995 Member of the Austrian Society of Rheumatology
1998 International Society of Bone Research
2001 Founding Member of the Austrian Bone & Joint Decade
2002 Editorial Board and Co-editor of the journal Osteologie
2003 Board Member of the Austrian Society of Rheumatology
2003 Vice-President of the DGO (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteologie – German Society of Osteology
2004 International Scientific Advisor of the University Teheran(Iran)
2005 President of the German Society of Osteology
2006 Chairman of the EU Summit Conferences on Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis
2007 Chief Editor of the Journal of Osteology Member of the CNS (IOF) and the Osteoporosis Panel of the EU Parliament, Series guest editor Int Journal of Mens Health & Gender
2008 President Elect of the Austrian Society of bone and Mineral Research (AuSBMR)
2009 Appreciation Award of the Bahrainan Society for Osteoporosis
2010 Honorary Member of the Ukrainian Osteoporosis Society
2010 Honorary Member of the Slovakian Medical Society
2010 President of the Austrian Society of Bone and Mineral Research(AuSBMR)
2011 Chairman of the CEE Summit Conferences Appreciation Award of the Society for Osteoporosis Philippines