Career Day "Medical Physics"


Monday, May 2nd, 2016

DKFZ Communication Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg

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Seize the opportunity to expand your scope of view in the field of Medical Physics! You will learn about the latest career possibilities directly from experienced professionals and you will have a great chance to expand your network.

We have prepared an exciting panel of speakers to serve and help in your current or future development no matter if you are interested in Academia, Industry, Medical technology, Clinics or other fields.

Join the event and hear and meet DKFZ Alumni and other Scientists working at Siemens, MGH in Boston, successful start-up organizations, clinics and more!



09:00     Introduction “Careers in Medical Physics”, Prof. W. Schlegel, DKFZ

09:15     Careers in Clinics

  • Dr. Naved Chaudhri (Medical Physicist, Heidelberg Ion Therapy Center HIT, Heidelberg)
  • Prof. Dr. Gabriele Ende (Head of Department, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim)
  • Dr. Andrea Schwahofer (Medical Physicist, Vivantes Hospital Neukölln, Berlin)

10:45     Company & Business Careers

  • Dr. Matthias Baumhauer (Founder and Chief Executive Officer, mint medical GmbH, Mannheim)
  • Dr. Felix Klein (Consultant Business Analytics, Alexander Thamm GmbH, Munich)
  • Dr. Lisa Edelhauser (Scientific Editor, Springer Spektrum, Heidelberg)

11:45     Round Table discussions (registered participants only)

13:30     Careers in Industry

  • Dr. Bernadette Breithaupt (Project Manager for Product Development, Bosch, Reutlingen)
  • Dr. Gerald Glombitza (Project Manager, Heidelberg Engineering)
  • Dr. Carsten Schulze (Team Manager, Siemens, Mannheim)

15:00     Academic Careers

  • Dr. Antje Knopf (Associate Professor, University of Groningen)
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Markus Buchgeister (Professor, Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin)
  • Ph. D. Thomas Bortfeld (Professor, Chief of Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston)
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Mahr (Vice-Rector, Dean of Faculty, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), Heidenheim)

16:45     Round Table discussions (registered participants only)

  • Extra guest: Ph.D. Joao Seco (Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston & DKFZ, Heidelberg)

17:30     Closing remarks

Organizing Committee

  • Agata Rode
  • Michael Götz
  • Srinidhi Desikan
  • Gianna Triller
  • Giulia Arico
  • Xin Gao
  • Martin Petkov

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