Prof. Guenter Krejs, MD

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Professor of internal medicine, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Date of birth: 14th March 1945
Citizenship: Austria and USA

Current Position:
1986-present Professor of internal medicine, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1986–2005 Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Memberships: (selected, 5 of 24)
American Society for Clinical Investigation
European Society for Clinical Investigation
American Gastroenterology Association
European Association for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
International Bockus Society

Offices:
1980–1981 Associate Editor, Gastroenterology
1988, 1991, 1995, 1999 President, Austrian Society of Internal Medicine
1988–1990 President, European Association for Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1990 Organization of First European Digestive Disease Week (forerunner of UEGW) in Vienna, Austria
1991 Chairman, Coordinating Council, United European Gastroenterology Federation (UEGF)
1994–1996 President, Austrian Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1998 President, 11th World Congress of Gastroenterology, Vienna, Austria
2003-present Member, Supreme Medical Council of the Republic of Austria

Research Interests:
Intestinal absorption and secretion
Secretory diarrhea
Gastrointestinal endocrine tumors
Peptic ulcer disease
Therapeutic endoscopy