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Medical educator

Volker Dietz, German medical educator. Achievements include discovery of movement disorders and spinal cord injuries. Recipient Neurosci. award, Society Clin Neurophysiology, 2007, Rehabilitation award, German Neurological Society. Fellow: Royal College of Physicians; member: Swiss Society Neurosci., Physiological Society England, Royal Society Medicine.

Background

Dietz, Volker was born on November 7, 1943 in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Irmgard Dietz.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Freiburg, Germany.

Career

Senior consultant University Freiburg, 1979—1992. Professor medicine University Zürich, Switzerland, since 1992. Director University Hospital Balgrist, Zürich, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of movement disorders and spinal cord injuries.

Membership

Fellow: Royal College of Physicians. Member: Swiss Society Neurosci., Physiological Society England, Royal Society Medicine.

Connections

Married Vera Holzrichter, June 20, 1973. Children: Fabian, Franziska.

father:
Heinrich Dietz

mother:
Irmgard Dietz

spouse:
Vera Holzrichter

children:
Fabian Dietz

Franziska Dietz