Senior Medical Officer
European Medicines Agency
London, United Kingdom
Hans-Georg Eichler was appointed as the European Medicines Agency’s Senior Medical Officer in August 2006. From January until December 2011, he was the Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Center for International Studies, participating in a joint research project under the MIT’s NEWDIGS initiative. He was previously the Vice-Rector of Research and International Relations at the Medical University of Vienna, where he had been Professor of Clinical Pharmacology since 1992.
He received his clinical training at the Vienna University Hospital, the Poison Control Center in Austria, and the Clinique du Creusot, in Le Creusot, France. He gained experience in research most recently as a visiting professor at Outcomes Research, World Headquarters, Merck & Co., Inc., at Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. Prior to that, his research took him to several renowned institutions in the U.S., the United Kingdom, and South Africa. He is a member of several medical advisory boards at the Austrian Ministry of Health. Since 2000, he has been president of the Vienna School of Clinical Research.
Eichler holds a master of science in toxicology from the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK and a M.D. from the Vienna University Medical School, Austria.
- The New Medical University of Vienna (April 14, 2005)