Univ. Prof. Dr. Heinz Hammer

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Date/place of birth: May 4th, 1961, Graz, Austria
Citizenship: Austrian

Medical Training:
1986–1987 Rotating residency, University of Graz:
1987–1990 GI – research fellowship, BUMC, Dallas, USA
1990–1992 Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Graz
1992–1994 Fellowship in Gastroenterology, University of Graz
1994–1995 Clinical and Research Fellowship in Advanced GI Motility, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

Clinical Appointments:
July 1992 Attending physician, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Graz, Austria
August 1995 Attending physician, Div. of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Graz, Austria

University Appointments:
July 1996 Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Graz
October 1998 Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Graz

Functions in International Scientific Associations:
Since 10/2000 Secretary, European Association for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (EAGE)
Since 5/2005 UEGF, Delegate at the General Assembly
Since 6/2006 Austrian representative at the European Board/Section of Gastroenterology
Since 2008 Member, Educational Committee of the UEGF

Scientific interests:
- Malabsorption
- Diarrheal diseases
- Intestinal motility and perception
- Colonic carcinoma