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Richard Paul Baum

Richard Paul Baum, German nuclear medicine physician. License specialty board Nuclear Medicine. Recipient Mallinckrodt award German Society Nuclear Medicine, 1990, Sara Bhai Memorial Oration, Nuclear Medicine Society India, 1999.


  • Baum, Richard Paul was born on June 17, 1954 in Pirmasens, Germany. Son of Richard Karl and Maria Luise (Ehrhardt) Baum.

  • Education

    • Abitur, Immanuel Kant University, Pirmasens, 1974. Medical licensed, Joh. Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1980.

      Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Joh. Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1985.


    • Resident department nuclear medicine University Medical Center, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany, 1984-1988, vice-director department nuclear medicine Federal Republic of Germany, 1988-1996. Director Clinical Positron Emission Tomography Center, 1994-1997. Assistant professor medical school University Frankfurt, 1988-1990, associate professor, 1990-1995, professor, since 1996.

      Vice president International Research Group in Immunoscintigraphy, 1988-1990. President, 1990-1992. Chief science investigator International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, since 1991.

      Visiting professor Medical College, China. Chairman clinic nuclear medicine/ Positron Emission Tomography center Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Germany.

    Major achievements

    • License specialty board Nuclear Medicine.


    • Author: Wandel Nuklearmed. Nieren Diagnostik, 1987. Editor: Clinical Use of Antibodies, 1991.

      Patentee in field.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member European Association Nuclear Medicine (advisory board since 1991, member task group since 1988), Society Nuclear Medicine, European Agency for the Evaluation of Medical Products (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), International Society Radiolabelled Blood Elements (board directors since 1992), New York Academy of Sciences.



    Chess, computers, music, travel, sports.


    • Married Christiane Chini, July 1, 1977 (divorced October 1983). Children: Christian, Daniel. Married Julitta Erna Rueck, January 2, 1984.
    • father: Richard Karl Baum
    • mother: Maria Luise (Ehrhardt) Baum
    • spouses: Christiane Chini
    • Julitta Erna Rueck
    • children: Christian Baum
    • Daniel Baum
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    Born June 17, 1954
    (age 63)
    • 1974
      Immanuel Kant University
    • 1980
      Joh. Gutenberg University
    • 1985
    • 1984 - 1988
      Resident, department nuclear medicine University Medical Center
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1988 - 1996
      Resident, department nuclear medicine University Medical Center
    • 1994 - 1997
      director, Clinical Positron Emission Tomography Center
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