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Univ. Prof. Dr.

Rainer W. Lipp

Curriculum vitae
  • Name: Rainer W. Lipp
  • Place of birth: Graz
  • Nationality: Austria
School education
  • Primary school: Graz and Vienna
  • Grammar school: BG Wien 13 and BRG Wien 23
University education
  • Study programme in Medicine: October 1981–January 1988, the University of Vienna
  • Predoctoral scientific activities: 1983–1985, research assistant at the Institute of Electron Microscopy and Ultrastructure Research, the University of Vienna
  • Doctoral graduation to doctor of medicine: 03.02.1988
Postdoctoral training
  • Trainee doctor: 1988–1989, Sacred Heart Hospital, Vienna 3
  • Specialist training in internal medicine: 1990–1995, Clinical Department of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, the Medical University Hospital, the University of Graz
  • Specialist training for the additional subject nuclear medicine: 1995–1998, Clinical Department of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, the Medical University Hospital, the University of Graz
  • Specialist training for the additional subject endocrinology and metabolism 1999–2001, Clinical Department of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, the Medical University Hospital, the University of Graz
  • Postgraduate university course for medical executives 1999–2001, the University of Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck and Salzburg
Professional career
  • 25.11.1996: Habilitation to become a university lecturer for internal medicine
  • Since 01.01.1996: diagnostic activities at the Institute of Radiological Imaging, Nuclear Medicine and Osteodensitometry, Güssing (Prim. Dr. H. Schabasi)
  • 01.04.1997: Appointed as an associate professor for internal medicine
  • Since 01.03.1998: member of the examination committee for internal medicine of the University of Graz
  • December 1999: Radiation protection training
  • Since 01.03.2000: medical director of the Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Graz, Kastanienhof Private Hospital
  • 1999–2010: Radiation protection representative at the Clinical Department of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, the Medical University Hospital of Graz
  • 1999–2003: Vice-Chairman of the non-habilitated teaching staff committee of the Medical University Hospital of Graz
  • 1999–2010: Organisational manager of the Outpatient Clinic of Nuclear Medicine of the Clinical Department of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, the Medical University Hospital of Graz
  • 2005–2010: 2nd deputy of the Clinical Department of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, the Medical University Hospital of Graz
  • Since 01.08.2010: deputy of the Clinical Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Radiology, the Medical University of Graz
  • Since 01.04.2012: managing director (together with Dieter Szolar, Klaus Preidler and Manfred Tillich) of Diagnostikum Nuklearmedizin Graz Süd West GesmbH
Stays abroad
May 1998: Munich University of Technology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Hospital of Nuclear Medicine, director: Univ. Prof. Dr. Markus Schwaiger
Memberships and other roles
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine (USA), Member of GI Council, Cardiology Council and PET Council
  • American College of Nuclear Medicine, fellow
  • European Society of Nuclear Medicine, member and auditor
  • European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, member
  • Austrian Society of Nuclear Medicine, member of the advisory board
  • Austrian Society of Internal Medicine, member
  • Austrian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, member
  • International Journal of Molecular Imaging, member of the editorial board
Reviewer for scientific journals
  • The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (USA)
  • European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift
  • Nuklearmedizin & Nuclearmedicine
  • Alzheimer Research
Reviewer activities
  • Reviewer for the Jubilee Fund of the Austrian National Bank
  • Reviewer for internal and external habilitations (internal medicine and nuclear medicine)
Scientific prizes
  • Dr. Pfeiffer scholarship 1991
  • Hoechst-Stiftung prize 1995
Awards
  • Fellow of American College of Nuclear Medicine, 18.02.2005, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Scientific activities
  • Publications: 200+ (originals, abstracts, book contributions, authorships and co-authorships)
  • Impact factor: 180+ (including in journals such as The Lancet, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Archives of Internal Medicine, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Diabetes Care, Diabetologia, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging)
  • Lectures: 200+ (nationally and internationally in Europe, USA, Canada, South Korea, South Africa)