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Prof. Dr.

Wolfgang Künzel

Wahljahr: 1997
Sektion: Gynäkologie und Pädiatrie
Stadt: Gießen
Land: Deutschland
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Wolfgang Künzel ist seit 2002 Professor em. der Frauenklinik der Justus-Liebig Universität Giessen. Er war in folgenden nationalen und internationalen Positionen tätig: 1991-1997 Chairman of the Standing FIGO Committee on perinatal health, 1994-1996 Präsident der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe, 1999-2002 Präsident des European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Seine Forschung konzentrierte sich auf Uterusdurchblutung und fetale Oxygenation, fetale Herzfrequenz und das fetale Schocksyndrom. Später galt sein Interesse der Qualitätssicherung in der geburtshilflichen Versorgung und der gynäkologischen Qualitätssicherung in Hessen. Er publizierte 30 Bücher und 290 Arbeiten in wissenschaftlichen Journalen. Von 2002 bis 2009 war er Co-Editor in Chief des European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology. Sein derzeitiges Interesse gilt der Qualitätssicherung der geburtshilflichen Versorgung in Kaduna and Kano State, Nigeria in Zusammenarbeit mit der lokalen Regierung.

Wolfgang Künzel is an Emeritus Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology University Giessen, Germany since 2002. He held beside others the following positions: 1991-1997 Chairman of the Standing FIGO Committee on perinatal health, 1994-1996 President of the German Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1999-2002 President of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. His research is focused on uterine blood flow and fetal oxygenation, fetal heart rate and fetal shock syndrome and on Quality assurance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology State of Hesse, Germany. He published 30 Books and 290 papers in scientific journal. From 2002-2009 he was Co-Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology. His present interest is focussed on quality assurance of obstetrical service in Kano and Kaduna, Nigeria in collaboration with the local Government.

Career

  • since 2002 Professor Emeritus
  • 1980-2002 Professor and Chairman Frauenklinik, University Giessen, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Germany
  • 1976-1979 Specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Würzburg, Germany
  • 1973-1974 Acting Chairman, Dept. Obstetrics and Perinatology, Medical School Hannover, Germany
  • 1975/76 Associate Professor
  • 1972 Trustee of the Hannover Medical School, Germany
  • 1971-1972 Specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hannover Medical School, Germany
  • 1970 Habilitation, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hannover Medical School, Germany
  • 1963 Approbation
  • 1962-1968 Specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Kiel, Germany
  • 1962 Ph.D., University Kiel, Germany
  • 1960 Medical Examination
  • 1954-1956 Studies, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
  • 1957-1960 Studies, University Kiel, Germany

Projects

  • 1974/75 Research Grant German Research Foundation (DFG): Cerebral blood flow, umbilical blood flow and fetal oxygenation. University of New York at Stony Brook
  • 1968/70 Institute of Physiology Medical School Hannover: Uterine blood flow and Fetal Oxygenation (DFG Grant)

Functions

  • 2002-2004 Member of the Management Committee of The European Congress
  • 2002-2003 Member of the Expert Committee, Medical Chamber Hessen, Germany
  • 1999-2002 President of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 1997-2004 Secretary General of EAGO
  • 1996-1997 Member of the Finance Committee of the FIGO  
  • 1996-1997 Member of the Executive Committee of EAGO    
  • 1996-1997 Member Executive Committee of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 1992-1996 Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Society of Perinatal Medicine
  • 1992-1996 Member Scientific Committee of the European Association of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EAGO)
  • 1992-1994 President elect of the German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • 1991-2004 Member of the Committee Training and assessment German Academic Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Representative for Europe
  • 1991-1996 Treasurer of the European College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 1991-1997 Chairman Standing FIGO Committee on Perinatal Health  
  • 1989-1991 Vice-Dean of the Department of Human Medicine at the University Gießen , Germany
  • 1985-2010 Member of the Committee of Training and Assessment, Medical Chamber Hessen, Germany
  • 1984-1996 President of the German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • 1984-1992 Treasurer of the German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Honours and Memberships

  • 2009 Honorary Member of the German Society of Perinatal Medicine
  • 2008 Honorary Member Academic Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Germany
  • 2004 Honorary Fellow of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2001 Member honoris causa Hungarian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2001 Certificate of Appreciation by the University of Assiut, Egypt
  • 1997 Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • 1999 Otto Käser Memorial Lecture, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1996 Dr. Richard Hammer Medal, Medical Chamber Hessen, Germany
  • 1995 Fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

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