Christian-Heinz Anderwald was born on January 29, 1970, in Villach, Austria. He obtained his M.D. degree at the end of the period from 1944 to 2002. From 2001 to 2002, he worked as an Investigator at the EU funded project: Relationship between insulin sensitivity and cardiovascular disease (RISC). He was during the first half of 2005 a Member of Working Group 4 (Research) of the Austrian Diabetes Plan in the Federal Ministry of Healthy and Women, a Scientific Vice-Chairman of the Medical Technical Academy of Studying Diet Assistants, Vienna General Hospital, since 2006, and a Member in the Steering Committee of the European Group for the Study of Insulin Resistance (EGIR), from 2007 to 2011. He has memberships in Föderation der Internationalen Donau-Symposia über Diabetes Mellitus (FID), Österreichische Diabetes Gesellschaft (ÖDG), and Österreichischer Journalisten Club (ÖJC), among others. Anderwald received many scientific awards including Bank Austria Research Award for the Medical Thesis, given by the Vienna University, Thesis Award, from the Verein zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Forschung in den neuen Universitätskliniken am AKH Wien, and Theodor Billroth Award from the Austrian Medical Chamber. At present, Anderwald is the Medical Director of the Specialized Hospital Complex Agathenhof in Southern Austria, the Lead Pharmacist in the Community Pharmacy in Arnoldstein, and Research Associate at the CNR in Padua (Metabolic Unit), Italy, as well as at the Department of Internal Medicine 3 of the Medical University in Vienna.
Biography Updated on 10 March 2013