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Peter A. Rinck

About this Book
The Author

Peter A. Rinck
University Professor of Medical Imaging
Doctorate in History of Medicine (Medical Climatology)

Academic Résumé

Classical school education. Medical school (Free Uni­ver­si­ty of Berlin). Early exposure to radiology in Switzerland, residency in diagnostic ra­dio­logy, nuc­lear medicine and ra­di­a­tion therapy at Char­lot­ten­burg Uni­ver­si­ty Hospital in Berlin. Further training in nuc­lear medicine at Loyola University Medical Cen­ter, Chicago. Senior Research As­so­cia­te, State Uni­ver­si­ty of New York at Stony Brook (Research group of Paul C. Lau­ter­bur; Nobel Prize in Medicine 2003). Sub­se­quent­ly physician-in-charge at the NMR re­search group at Deut­sche Kli­nik für Dia­gnos­tik, Wies­baden, Ger­many, and re­si­dent in radiology at Wies­baden Gene­ral Hos­pi­tal. Lecturer at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mainz, Ger­many.

1986-2014 Adjunct and Visiting Professor at the School of Medicine and Pharmacy of the University of Mons-Hainaut in Belgium. Since 1987 University Professor of Ra­dio­logy; 1987-1994 Head of the Mag­ne­tic Re­so­nance Cen­ter at the University of Trond­heim, Norway (at that time Europe's biggest clinical and research MR facility). Since 2008 President of the Council, The Round Table Foun­da­tion (TRTF).

Visiting Professorships: The Neurological Institute of Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia (1986); Cha­ri­té Uni­ver­si­ty Hos­pi­tal, Me­di­cal Faculty of Hum­boldt Uni­ver­si­ty, Ber­lin, Germany (1991-1992); et al.

Since 1982 Chair­man of the European Magnetic Resonance Forum (EMRF); president of the Euro­pean So­cie­ty for Mag­ne­tic Re­so­nance in Me­di­cine and Bio­logy, 1985-1987; president of the annual meetings 1989 and 2002. Chair­man of the Se­lect­ion Com­mit­tee of the European Magnetic Resonance Award and, since 2012, Chairman of the Exe­cu­ti­ve Board of the Pro Academia Prize. For many years sci­en­ti­fic con­sul­tant and ex­pert ad­viser to in­ter­na­tional companies, organizations, and foundations (among them World Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion, Euro­pean Com­mis­sion, UN In­dust­rial De­ve­lop­ment Or­ga­ni­za­tion, the No­bel Com­mit­tee).

Honorary, founding, or or­di­na­ry mem­ber of nu­me­rous pro­fes­si­onal and learned so­cie­ties. Among others, awards and prizes from the Alexander von Hum­boldt Foun­da­tion, Max Kade Foun­da­tion, North At­lan­tic Treaty Or­ga­ni­za­tion, Eu­ro­pean Com­mis­sion, Fonds na­tio­nal de la re­cher­che scien­ti­fi­que en Belgique, the Research Council of Norway, German Research Foundation (DFG).

Author and/or editor of several books — not only scien­ti­fic or me­di­cal — an e-learning website in se­ve­ral lan­gua­ges, nu­me­rous papers in refereed jour­nals (in­clud­ing fun­da­men­tal research papers on the development of mag­ne­tic re­so­nan­ce imag­ing and AI for medical imaging) and com­mu­ni­ca­tions to in­ter­na­tio­nal scien­ti­fic and aca­de­mic meetings; since 1990 Rinckside (learned columns) — and a great num­ber of contributions to the culture (feuilleton) sections of lead­ing Ger­man news­papers.

There is, of course, far more to a life — beyond the "et al." … but not in this short résumé.

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