Management Board

Chairman and Scientific Director

Prof. Dr. Michael Baumann

Prof. Dr. Michael Baumann
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After completing his medical studies at the University of Hamburg, Professor Michael Baumann obtained his Doctorate in Medicine in 1988. He then worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital at the Harvard Medical School in Boston. After his training as a specialist for radiotherapy he habilitated in 1994 in Hamburg. In 1995, he changed to the Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden as Head of Experimental Radiooncology. In 2001 the Dresden University of Technology appointed Michael Baumann as Professor for Radiooncology. During his time as Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, director at the Institute for Radiooncology at the Helmholtz Center Dresden-Rossendorf, as well as director of the OncoRay Center, he significantly contributed to the radiooncological research in Dresden. Furthermore, he was the founding director of the University Cancer Center Dresden and spokesperson of the DKTK and NCT partner site Dresden. His research focuses on translational-orientated experimental radiotherapy and radiobiology, as well as the treatment of lung and head and neck cancer.

Michael Baumann has been honored with numerous scientific awards including the Michael Fry Research Award of the Radiation Research Society, the Breur Gold Medal and Regaud Medal Award of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. In 2004, he was appointed as a member of the National Academy of Science (Leopoldina) and has been President of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) and the German Society for Radiation Oncology (DEGRO).

Assistants to the Scientific Director:
Dr. Anja Braun
Phone: +49(0)6221 42-2163
E-Mail: anja.braun@dkfz.de

Dr. Claudia Mayer
Phone: +49(0)6221 42-2653
E-Mail: c.mayer@dkfz.de
 
 
Secretariat:
Renate Kim
Phone: +49(0)6221 42-2851
E-Mail: r.kim@dkfz.de

Yasemine Döger
Phone: +49(0)6221 42-2841
E-Mail: y.doeger@dkfz.de

Administrative Director

Prof. Dr. Josef Puchta

Prof. Dr. Josef Puchta
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Josef Puchta has been Administrative Director since August 1996.
Josef Puchta – born in 1954 in Altötting, Germany – studied economics at the universities of Augsburg and Erlangen-Nuremberg. He received the doctoral degree of Dr. rer. pol. from the University of Oldenburg where he worked at the Institute of Comparative Political Studies. In 1983 and 1984 Dr. Puchta conducted research in Canada.
From 1987 until 1992 he worked in Berlin for the German Foundation for International Development (DSE) and at the Senate Department of Economics and Technology of the State of Berlin.
In 1992, Josef Puchta was appointed Administrative Director of the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) in Potsdam.
From 2001 to 2003 Puchta served as vice spokesman of commercial directors and member of the board of directors of the Helmholtz Association.

Assistant to the Administrative Director:
Dr. Eva-Maria Hartinger
Tel. +49(0)6221 42-2621
E-Mail: e.hartinger@dkfz.de

Secretariat:
Tina Berdel
Phone: +49(0)6221 42-2861
E-mail: t.berdel@dkfz.de
 
Verena Klotz
Tel. +49(0)6221 42-2869
E-Mail: v.klotz@dkfz.de

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