Dr. med. Volker List


  • Born on 11th of September 1953 in Mainz
  • Married since 24th of February 1979 to Karina Michelle, born Caboz
  • 3 children: Katja (21.08.1979); Nathalie (20.06.1981); Sebastian (28.03.1988)

University-entrance-diploma (Abitur)

1972 Kant-Gymnasium Karlsruhe

Course of studies

1972-1979 Human medicine at the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat, Mainz
1979 Conferral of doctorate I. Medizinische Klinik Johannes-GutenbergUniversitat Mainz ( matter on ECG).

Military service

1979-1980 as a physician for military forces LwSanStaffel in Karlsruhe

Further education and training (Specialisation)

Internal Medicine: 1980-1987 I. Med. Klinik, Prof. Schirrmeister, incl. 1 Year X-Ray-Diagnostics at Prof. Fernholz, Radiologische Klinik, Stadtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe
Occupational Medicine: 1987-1989 IAS-Zentrum Pforzheim, Dr. Keller
Environmental Medicine: 1994-1995
Radiation protection medicine-authorized physician

Professional experience

1980 – 1987 Städtisches Klinikum, I. Medizinische. Klinik Karlsruhe
Assistant Physician
Key aspects: Intensive care, Nephrology und renal dialysis, electrocardiography and ultrasound-diagnostics, generally- and privately financed wards

1987 – 1993 IAS Pforzheim
Company physician/ Assistant director
Companies of metal-processing and jewellery-making, printing plant, plastics chemistry, public administration, Municipal Hospital at Pforzheim, Paratroops Calw und Nagold.

1993-1994 Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
Assistant director of medical department

Since 1994 Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
Director of the medical department of the FZK GmbH/ Head of KIT Medical Services since December 2009
Occupational-, emergency medical attendance and radioprotection medical support of cooperators of FZK and guest companies on FZK area like WAK, KBG, KHG, FIZ and the Transuranium-Institute of the European Union.
Competent measuring body for internal contamination and Competence
Center for public radiation accidents of Baden-Württemberg and Hessen.
Regional Radiation Protection Center of the Institute of radiation protection of the employer's liability Insurance Association in Germany.
Regular lectures at the Education and Training Center of FZK/KIT and other companies about matters of radiation-protection, occupational medicine and workplace health promotion.

Membership and Cooperation in national and international commissions and bodies

German Association of Company physicians
German Society of Medical Radioprotection: president since 2009
National Radiation Protection Board -Strahlenschutz-Kommission SSK- Committee on emergency preparedness
Professional association on radioprotection: FS-Fachverband für Strahlenschutz of Germany and Switzerland –member of IRPA - Working groups on internal contamination, radiation biology and emergency preparedness
BdEW SA Occupational and Radiation protection medicine
EU: EULEP(European Late Effects Project der EU)– TIARA (Treatment of Accidental Incorporation of Radionuclides)
LI of WHO: Expertise in Rad accident emergency preparedness and internal contamination –diagnostic and treatments aspects, education and training courses

Technical consultant for expert services

Regional medical Association: Bezirksärztekammer Nordbaden
Association of commercial and industrial workers compensation insurance carriers: HVGB
Institute for radiation protection of the commercial and industrial workers compensation insurance: IfS der BG F+E and BG Chemie and the BG clinics for radiation accidents Ludwigshafen