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Hans Walter Roth

Hans Walter Roth, German ophthalmologist. Recipient Bundes-Verdienst-Kreuz State Department, 1996, BVA medal Berufsverband der Augenärzte, 1996. Stadtrat Town Parliament, Ulm, since 1989. Colonel German Army, 1971-1996. Member European Contact Lens Society (presidium since 1995, medal 1991), International Contact Lens Council (president 1998, chairman since 1998, Javal Gold award 1996, Halberg medal 1997).

Background

  • Roth, Hans Walter was born on November 25, 1944 in Worms, Germany. Son of Fritz Erhardt and Ruth Ingeborg (Armknecht) Roth.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Mainz, Germany, 1970. Graduate, University Mainz, Germany, 1971. Diploma in ophthalmology, University Ulm, Germany, 1975.

    Career

    • Medical assistant University Mainz, 1970-1971, University Ulm, 1971-1975, head physician, 1975-1979. Freie Universität-Stellenleiter Army Hospital, Ulm, 1975-1982. Director Contact Lens Research Institute, since 1979.

      Visiting professor Georgetown University, Washington, 1992.

    Works

    • Contact Lens Complications
    • A widely popular option for vision correction, contact lenses are also useful for the treatment of many serious optical disorders.
    • Author: History of Spectacles, 1976, Contact Lenses, 1978. Editor Der Augenspiegel, 1990-1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Stadtrat Town Parliament, Ulm, since 1989. Colonel German Army, 1971-1996. Member European Contact Lens Society (presidium since 1995, medal 1991), International Contact Lens Council (president 1998, chairman since 1998, Javal Gold award 1996, Halberg medal 1997).

    Connections

    • Married Monika Anna Wittig, July 23, 1970 (divorced 1984). Children: Philipp, Johannes, Michael. Married Katharina Maria-Magedelana Nagy, June 24, 1988.

      1 child, Christian.
    • father: Fritz Erhardt Roth
    • mother: Ruth Ingeborg (Armknecht) Roth
    • spouses: Monika Anna Wittig
    • Katharina Maria-Magedelana Nagy
    • children: Philipp Roth
    • Johannes Roth
    • Michael Roth
    • Christian Roth
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    Born November 25, 1944
    (age 72)
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    • 1970
      University Mainz
    • 1971
      University Mainz
    • 1975
      University Ulm
    • 1970 - 1971
      Medical assistant, University Mainz
    • 1971 - 1975
      Medical assistant, University Mainz
    • 1975 - 1982
      Freie Universitat-Stellenleiter Army Hospital
      Ulm, Arkansas, United States
    • 1979
      director, Contact Lens Research Institute