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Hubert Rolf Wirtz

Hubert Rolf Wirtz, German internist. Achievements include research in mechanical stretch induces secretion of pulmonary surfactant, cigarette smoke inhibits secretion of pulmonary surfactant. Major Germany Army, 1984-1985. Member American Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society.

Background

  • Wirtz, Hubert Rolf was born on January 2, 1959 in Frankfurt, Germany. Son of Rudolf and Annette (Bettinger) Wirtz.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Wuerzburg, Germany, 1984.

    Career

    • Resident University Wuerzburg, 1985-1986, clinical fellow department medicine, 1990-1995, pulmonary consultant, since 1995. Research fellow CVRI University California, San Francisco, 1986-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in mechanical stretch induces secretion of pulmonary surfactant, cigarette smoke inhibits secretion of pulmonary surfactant.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Major Germany Army, 1984-1985. Member American Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society.

    Connections

    • Married Hella Maria Baechle, November 5, 1987. Children: Hanna, Helen, Henrik.
    • father: Rudolf Wirtz
    • mother: Annette (Bettinger) Wirtz
    • spouse: Hella Maria Baechle
    • children: Hanna Wirtz
    • Helen Wirtz
    • Henrik Wirtz
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    Born January 2, 1959
    (age 58)
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    • 1984
      University Wuerzburg
    • 1986 - 1989
      research fellow, CVRI University California
      San Francisco, California, United States