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Birger Heinzow

physician , researcher , toxicologist

Birger Heinzow, German physician, toxicologist, researcher. P. Martini Foundation fellow, 1993.

Background

Heinzow, Birger was born on August 9, 1949 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Joachim and Ilse (Graf) Heinzow.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Chr.-Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany, 1979.

Career

Research fellow deptl pharmacology, Kiel, Germany, 1978-1984. Postdoctoral researcher Baker Institute, Melbourne, Australia, 1980-1982. Head Institute Environmental Toxicology, Kiel, 1984-1996.

Head department environmental toxicology State Agency for Nature and Environmental, since 1996. Member science advisory board Biomonit Committee UBA, Berlin, since 1994, member science advisory board air committee, since 1993.

Works

  • Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals, chapters to textbooks.

Membership

Member International Medical Commission on Bhopal, 1994. Invited testifier Permanent People's Tribunal, London, 1995. Member International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry (secretary division chemical human health 1992), German Society Pharmacoalogy and Toxicology, Chamber of Medical Association of Schleswig-Holstein (member Commission on Environmental Health), International Society Enviro.

Medicine (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Greek culture, blues, sailing.

Connections

Married Ute Marianne Leifermann, September 25, 1976 (divorced 1999). Children: Ole Christian, Hauke Sebastian, Gunnar Frederik. Married Silvia Luiza Uehla.

father:
Joachim Heinzow

mother:
Ilse (Graf) Heinzow

spouses:
Ute Marianne Leifermann

Silvia Luiza Uehla.

children:
Ole Christian Heinzow

Hauke Sebastian Heinzow

Gunnar Frederik Heinzow