Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Drzezga - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2012: Professor and Chair, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Cologne
2011 - 2012: W2-Heisenberg-Professor for Multimodal Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders, Technical University of Munich (TUM)
2009 - 2010: Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School (Heisenberg fellow), Massachusetts General Hospital, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Boston, USA
2005 - 2012: Assistant Professor for Nuclear Medicine, TUM
2002 - 2012: Consultant for Nuclear Medicine, Department of Nuclear Medicine, TUM
2002: Board Certification for Nuclear Medicine
1997 - 2002: Residency, Department of Nuclear Medicine, TUM
1997: Step 2 of the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination)
1996: German State Medical Examination and Medical License
1994: Step 1 of the USMLE

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

since 2017: Director of the Brain Imaging Council, Board of Directors, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
since 2015: Chairman of the Ethics Committee, University of Cologne
since 2015: Executive board member of the German Society for Nuclear Medicine (DGN)
2013 - 2017: Chair of the Scientific Program Committee for Molecular Imaging, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
since 2013: Member of the Neuroimaging Council (NIC) of the European Association for Nuclear Medicine (EANM)
2013 - 2016: Chair of the Committee for Diagnosis-Related Group Systems (DRG) and activity recording, German Society for Nuclear Medicine (DGN)
2012: Editor’s Choice Award of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine 2012
2010: ‘Hiruma-Wagner Award’ of the Research Foundation for Opto-Science and Technology
2008: ‘Heisenberg-Grant’ of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
2006: ‘The Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Award’ of the International Alzheimer’s Association


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