CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Meineke is Director of the Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology affiliated with the University of Ulm. He serves in the German Military Medical Service with the rank of a Colonel and graduated with his MD degree from the University of Mainz. He did his residency in Dermatology at the Armed Forces Central Hospital in Koblenz and further study in dermatological radiation therapy at the Technical University of Munich. His research in experimental and clinical radiobiology while at the Bundeswehr Institute resulted in publication of his thesis "Molecular diagnosis and treatment of radiation damage" enabling him to reach the rank of Privatdozent at the Technical University of Munich and Professorship at the University of Ulm. Dr. Meineke is Adjunct Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Northwestern University, Chicago IL and expert member of different radiation related working groups and committees, such as WHO, GHSI and the German Radiation Protection Board.

Dr. Meineke

1. Personal data

Prof. Dr. med. Viktor Meineke,
Doctor of Medical Sciences
Director Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology affiliated to the University of Ulm
Neuherbergstr. 11
D-80937 Munich
Germany
phone +49/89/3168/2749 (-2764)
Fax +49/89/3168/2635
email: ViktorMeineke@bundeswehr.org

citizenship status: German

2. Education

Born July 5, 1964 in Munich. Primary and secondary school in Birkenfeld.

Diploma from German secondary school qualifying for university admission, Birkenfeld, Germany 1983.

1983 – 1989 Medical school education including all state examinations necessary for the license as a medical doctor (MD)

3. Graduate medical education

1989-1992 Medical associate in dermatology, Armed Forces Central Hospital, Koblenz.

Simultaneously research work on the position dependance of the caloric nystagmus in the pigeon, Dep. of Neurophysiology University of Mainz, resulting in the degree of a doctor of medical sciences

1996-1997 Medical associate in dermatology and dermatological radiation therapy, Technical University of Munich.

1997-1999 Medical associate in dermatology, University of the Saarland, Homburg.

4. Postdoctoral research training

1999-2003 Experimental and clinical radiobiology, Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology, Munich resulting in a thesis entitled "Molecular diagnosis and treatment of radiation damages" submitted to the faculty of medicine of the Technical University of Munich as a prerequisite for being recognized to obtain professoral ranks at the university

5. Board certification and medical licensure

1989 State medical licensure examination, University of Mainz, Germany

1999 Board certification in dermatology, allergology and dermatological laboratory medicine (Facharzt für Dermatologie / Allergologie)

6. Honors and awards

1994 Silver Medal of Honor of German Armed Forces

7. Military service

Captain (MC), Central Armed Forces Hospital, Koblenz 1991

Major (MC), Chief Medical Air Force Squadron of 2nd Air Force Division in Birkenfeld 1993

Lieutenant Colonel, Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology, Munich 1999

Colonel, Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology, Munich 2003

Colonel and Director Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology 2004

8. Faculty appointments

2001 University lecturer, University of the Bundeswehr, Munich

2001 Visiting Lecturer Radiobiology, Institute of Radiation Protection, GSF, Neuherberg

2003 Recognition by the faculty of medicine of the Technical University of Munich as being qualified for professoral ranks (Habilitation, Privatdozent)

2007 Appointment to an Adjunct Professorship at the University of Ulm

9. Hospital staff appointments

1989-1992 Central Armed Forces Hospital in Koblenz

1992-1996 Elisabeth Foundation in Birkenfeld (rehabilitation medicine)

1996-1997 Technical University of Munich

1997-1998 University Clinics of the Saarland, Homburg

10. Administrative appointments

1992 Chief Medical Air Force Squadron of 2nd Air Force Division in Birkenfeld

1999 Laboratory Director Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology

2002 Deputy Director Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology

2004 Director Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology

11. Summary of teaching experience

Since 1997 graduate medical education at university level (dermatology and radiobiology)

Since 1999 graduate medical education within the Medical Service of the Bundeswehr

Since 2001 graduate medical education at the Institute of Radiation Protection at the GSF in Neuherberg

Since 2001 graduate education in radiobiology and environmental health at the University of the Armed Forces in Munich

12. Committee service

2004 Member of the Committee of the Bavarian Medical Association for quality assurance in radiotherapy, Munich, Germany

2005 Member of the advisory board of the Institute of Radiation Protection of the Association of commercial and industrial workers' compensation insurance carriers, Cologne, Germany

2005 WHO-REMPAN Liaison Status of the Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology

2005 Member of IAEA B 4 Expert Group on Medical Management of Radiation Injuries

2006 Certification as health economist at the European Business School in Oestrich/Winkel, Germany

2006 Appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Feinberg Medical School, Northwestern University Chicago, Il

2006 Appointment as a member of the committee "Radiation Protection in Medicine" within the Federal Radiation Protection Board of Germany

2007 Member of the Working Committee "Radiation Protection in Medicine" within the German Federal Radiation Protection Board

2008 Member of Rad-Nuc-Action Group within GHSI

2009 Member of Ad Hoc Working Group on Radio/Nuclear Threats HSC-EU

2009 Chair WHO International Workshop on Harmonization of Treatment Standards for radiation injuries

2009 Member of EU SCHER working group on depleted uranium

2009 Nominated by WHO for the Roster of Experts "Medical Management of Radiation Accidnets" according to the International Health Regulations (IHR)

2010 Member of Crisis Management Group within the Federal Radiation Protection Board of Germany, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety