Curriculum vitae

Jürgen Michael STEINACKER, Dr med, Ph.D., Dr h.c., is Professor of Medicine at the
University of Ulm and head of the Division of Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine, D-89075 Ulm, Germany; Specialist for Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine.

The division provides outpatient care in cardiology and general sports medicine and rehabilitation services for cardiac and cancer patients, a Physiology and Performance Centre for top athletes and a Molecular Muscle Biology Laboratory. Focus is also on large epidemiological projects: “Join the healthy boat”, funded by the Baden-Württemberg Trust deals with physical activity and healthy life style in primary school children in the state of Baden-Württemberg, currently 3000 teachers and 70.000 children.
Dr. Steinacker has received Doctoral degree honoris causa from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, and among other awards, in 2015, the prestigious “Hufeland award” of the German Federal Chamber of Physicians.
He was international rower from 1973-1984, Team doctor of German rowing since 1989, Member of International Rowing Federation (FISA) Sports Medicine Commission since 2000 and since 2017 Chair of FISA Sports Medicine Commission and Chair of FISA Anti-Doping-Commitee.

Among others, he is Chair of the European Initiative for Exercise in Medicine, Chief Editor of the German Journal of Sports Medicine; past Member of the Health, Medical and Research Committee, World Anti-Doping-Agency (WADA) and vice chair of the Scientific Committee of the German Society of Sports Medicine. He has published 219 original and review papers in peer reviewed journals and many other contributions, h-index=31, he is Editor of 13 books or special editions.

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