Prof. Dr. Heyo Kroemer
Prof. Dr. Heyo Kroemer

Prof. Dr. Heyo Kroemer

Chief Executive Officer, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Day 1, July 5: Welcome-Session


Short biography:
Heyo K. Kroemer was born in 1960 in Leer, Germany. From 1978 to 1983 he studied Pharmacy at the Technical University of Braunschweig. In 1992 he received his habilitation in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. In the same year he was awarded the Paul-Martini-Preis.

In 1998 Kroemer was appointed Chair of General Pharmacology at the University of Greifswald and from 2000 to 2012 he served as Dean of the Medical Faculty of the University of Greifswald.

From 2012 to 2019 Kroemer was Chairman of the Managing Board of the University Medical Center Göttingen and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

In 2018 he was elected member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. Furthermore he is member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) and of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Since 2007 Kroemer had been a board member of the German Medical Faculty Association, serving as its president from 2012 to 2019. He is board member of the Association of German University Hospitals (VUD), furthermore member of the AAHC (Association of Academic Health Centers) President’s Council on Health Security.

As of September 2019 Kroemer is Chief Executive Officer of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.