Profile of Thomas H. Helbich


Personal Date:
October 12, 1963 born in Hainburg a.d. Donau, Austria
Marital status: married with Angelika M. Helbich, 3 children

Education & Training:
1983-1989: Medical School, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Graduation: M.D.; November 9, 1989
1990-1996: Residence, Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital
since 1996: Board certified Radiologist
1996 – 1998: Fellowship, Department of Radiology Center for Pharmaceutical and Molecular Imaging (CPMI), University of California San Francisco, USA

Post Graduate:
Since 2008 MSc and Professional MBA, Danube-University Krems

Professional Development:
since 1992: “Universitätslektor”; Medical University of Vienna
1998 - 2005: Staff Position, Department of Radiology; Medical University of Vienna
1998 – 2010: Faculty member (part time), Department of Radiology, Center for Pharmaceutical and Molecular Imaing (CPMI), University of California, San Francisco, USA
1999 – 2007: Tenure, Associate Professor of Radiology; Medical University of Vienna
2005 – 2007: Vice-Division Head; Department of Radiology; Surgical Diagnostic Division; Medical University of Vienna
2007 – 2008: Full Professor of Radiology, Director of the Breast Imaging Department, Department of Radiology (PMH/MSH/WCH), University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Current Positions:
Since 10.01.2008: Professor of Radiology, Vice Chair, Department of Radiology, Director of Molecular and Gender Imaging, Medical University of Vienna

Visiting Professor
» University of Toronto (Canada), Department of Radiology, 22.-24.01.2006
» University of Sana’s (Yemen), Department of Radiology, 18.-20.02.2006

Honors and Awards (selected):
» W. D. Sager Award (Austrian Roentgen Society), 1998
» Kardinal Innitzer Förderungspreis, 2002
» "Editor of the Year 2005" der Zeitschrift Röntgenfortschritte (RÖFO), Jänner 2006
» "Mentor of the year 2007" Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna December 2007
» Editor's Recognation Award for Reviewing (Radiology) with Distinction 2008
» Special guest of the Italian Society of Breast Imaging (SIRM) 2011
» Special guest of the Spanish Society of Breast Imaging (SEDIM) 2011

International Society Functions: (selected):
» Austrian Röntgen Ray Society 1990 – present (Member of the Board), 2004 - present
» American College of Radiology (Member Subcommittee on MRI Lexicon Breast Cancer), 2005 - present
» European Society of Radiology (ESR) (Board Member of the Research Committee and Biomarker Imaging) 2005 – present
» Austrian Senology Society (President) 2009-2011
» European Society of Breast Imaging (President) 2009-2011
» European Society of Molecular and Fuctional Imaging (Board Member) 2011

Congress Organizations: more than 70

Extramural Professional Responsibilities (selected):
» Member of the Expert-Committee “Breast cancer Screening in Vienna”, 2000-2006
» Head of the Scientific Board “Breast cancer Screening in the City of Vienna”, 2006 – present
» Member of the Expert-Committee “Breast Cancer Screeening in Austria” (Austrian Health Council) 2001 –present

180 Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
18 Books and Bookchapters
595 Abstracts and Posters presented at national and international Meetings
245 Invited Presentations with Abstracts national and international Meetings

Extracurricula Interests:
» Sports (Skiing, Tennis, Running, Socker)
» Hunting
» Travelling with my family

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