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Univ. Doz. Dr.

Pia Reittner

Curriculum vitae
  • Name: Pia Reittner
  • Date of birth: 01.08.1967
  • Place of birth: Klagenfurt
  • Nationality: Austria
  • Resident in: Graz
  • Languages: English, Italian, Spanish
School education
  • Primary school: Villach Lind, 1973–1977
  • Secondary school: BG St. Martin, Villach, 1977–1985
  • Secondary school leaving examination: 1985
University education
  • Study programme in Medicine: 1985–1992, the University of Graz, Medical Faculty
  • Doctoral graduation: 08.04.1992
Postdoctoral training in a complementary subject
  • Internal medicine, Sanatorium Warmbad Villach (15.05.1992–30.09.1992), Prim. Dr. W. Thoma
  • Cardiac and thoracic surgery, Klagenfurt Public Hospital (01.10.1992–28.02.1993), Univ. Doz. Dr. G. Kobinia
  • Trauma surgery, Hermagor Public Hospital (01.03.1993–31.07.1993), Prim. Dr. S. Lippay
  • Radiology, Klagenfurt Public Hospital (01.08.1993–30.09.1993), Prim. Dr. H. Haselbach
  • Internal medicine, Klagenfurt Public Hospital (01.10.1993–28.02.1994), Univ. Doz. Dr. G. Grimm

Postdoctoral specialist training
  • 01.03.1994–01.03.1999: Training to become a specialist for radiology and radiation protection at the University Hospital of Radiology, Graz, (Univ. Prof. Dr. R. Rienmüller, Univ. Prof. Dr. H. Schreyer, Univ. Prof. Dr. R. Fotter)
  • August 1998–September 1999, Erwin Schrödinger international scholarship at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Project: "Perfusion MR-Imaging of the Lung Parenchyma", director: Prof. Dr. NL. Müller
  • Habilitation on 25.01.2002 (venia docendi: university lecturer for radiology)
  • Successful completion of the specialist examination in radiology and radiation protection part I, 28.02.1995, Vienna
  • Radiation protection course 1999 (radiation protection representative)
  • Postgraduate university course for medical executives (2000–2001)
  • March 2005 – Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Department of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Prof. Dr. J. Hodler
Scientific activities
  • 1996–1998: Active collaboration to develop computer-aided navigation for operations on the paranasal sinuses and the skull base (radiological part)
    Director: Prof. H. Starnberger
  • Approx. 60 scientific publications as author and co-author
  • Approx. 120 international and national scientific presentations as author and co-author
  • Scientific reviewer for European Radiology
Medical and organisational activities
  • 1999–2003: Consultant at the University Hospital of Radiology
  • 2003–2007: Deputy head of department at the Department of General Radiology
  • 2002–2007: Director of the interdisciplinary working group for thoracic radiology
  • 2006–2007: Director of the interdisciplinary working group for mammography
  • 2002–2007: Examiner of the doctoral examination in medical radiology
  • 2005–2007: Module representative for module 14, examination coordinator for module 14
  • 2002–2007: Director of in-depth training in radiology (CT and ultrasound)
  • 1999–2007: Jointly responsible for the compulsory internship in radiology (CT, general radiology)
  • Since 2003: close cooperation with the University Hospital of General Surgery and Trauma Surgery
  • Since 2003: weekly case discussions with the Department of Rheumatology and the Department of Oncology (first medical university hospital)
  • 2004–2007: Secretary of the Austrian Roentgen Society
  • 2006–2008: Director of the working group for thoracic radiology of the Austrian Roentgen Society
  • Since 2005: member of the examination committee for the specialist examination in radiology
  • Since 2002: representative of the institute and practice in Carinthia and Styria
  • Since 2007: Diagnostikum Graz Südwest
  • Since 2005: organiser of the annual Graz Radiology Seminar
Scientific awards
  • "Systemic manifestation of alveolar hydatid disease"
    Award for the best case presentation – Austrian Roentgen Conference, October 1995, Innsbruck
  • Stauffer Award 2001 (best scientific paper), "Comparison of gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography with contrast-enhanced spiral computed tomography of peripheral pulmonary embolism in a porcine model"
    Academic Radiology, 2001