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artist , sculptor , Pharmacy and medical educator

Wolfgang Adolf Ritschel, Austrian medical educator, sculptor, artist. Recipient Theodor-Koerner prize Austria Ministry of Education, 1962, Cross of Honor, President Federation Republic Austria, 1975, numerous art awards; named Honorary Professor University San Marcos, 1973, University Cayetano Heredia, 1979; Honorary Senator University Pisa, 1978; Fulbright senior scholar, 1993, 1996; named to International Order of Merit, Cambridge, 1993.


Ritschel, Wolfgang Adolf was born on January 10, 1933 in Trautenau, Bohemia. Son of Karl and Eleonore (Olbert) Ritschel. came to the United States, 1968.


Mr.Pharm., University Innsbruck, Austria, 1955. Dr.Univ., University Strasbourg, France, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, Austria, 1965.

Doctor of Medicine, University Villarreal, Peru, 1989.


Chief pharmacist, Girol AG, Zurich, Switzerland, 1958-1959; head pharmacy research, Biochemie AG, Kundl, Austria, 1959-1961; seminar docent, Teaching Hospital, Kufstein, Austria, 1959-1961; head research, Albert David Research Institute, Dacca, Pakistan, 1961-1964; professor, Dacca U., 1961-1964; professor, U. Basel, Switzerland, 1965-1968; professor, U. Cincinnati, 1969-1997; professor emeritus, U. Cincinnati, since 1997. Division head U. Cincinnati, 1985-1994. Visiting professor Medical Academy Krakow, University Clermont-Ferrand, S. Marcos, Lima.


Fellow American College Clinical Pharmacology, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists. Member Academy American Pharmaceutical Association, Federation International Pharmaceutical, Royal Academy of Sciences (Spain), Academy of Science (honorary).


Married Ingrid M. Wallner, August 5, 1991. Children from previous marriage: Alexander, Barbara.

Karl Ritschel

Eleonore (Olbert) Ritschel

Ingrid M. Wallner