Professor Wolfgang Schima ( Past President )

Professor Wolfgang Schima

Wolfgang Schima MD, MSc, is Associate Professor of Radiology and Chief of Radiology at the Krankenhaus Göttlicher Heiland, Vienna, Austria. He earned his medical degree at the University of Vienna, where he completed his residency in radiology at the University Hospital. In 1995 he was appointed staff member at the Department of Radiology at Medical University. He completed a research fellowship in abdominal MR imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in 1995-6. In 1997 he was appointed Associate Professor and Vice Division Head of Diagnostic Radiology at the Medical University of Vienna. In 2005 he earned a Master?s Degree (MSc) in Health Care Management at the Danube University, Austria.

Dr. Schima served on the Board of Directors of the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) from 2005-2009, he has served as Executive Secretary of the Austrian Radiologic Society (ÖRG). Since 2001 he has been a member of the examining board of the Austrian Radiologic Society Society, and became Chair in 2008. He serves on the Editorial Board of European Radiology, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, and Cancer Imaging.

His main interest is imaging in abdominal oncology. Professor Schima has co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, 75 book chapters and review articles and has co-edited five books. He has presented more than 300 invited lectures across Europe, the USA, Asia and Africa.