Prof. Dr. Christian Egarter,
Prof. Dr. Christian Egarter graduated at the University of Innsbruck in 1981 and completed his gynecological residency at the Medical University of Vienna in 1988. From 1991-1993 he was Head of the Department of OB/GYN in Vöcklabruck, Upper Austria. Thereafter, he returned to Vienna to become Deputy Head of the University Department of Obstetrics at the Medical University of Vienna. Since 2007 he served as Deputy Head of the Department of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine and became Head of the Department in 2011. Prof. Egarter published more than 270 papers in national/international journals and his research interests include prostaglandin application in obstetrics and various topics in gynecological endocrinology, especially in the field of contraception. His research efforts have earned him several grants, e.g. from the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science, a Concerted Action of the EU Commission as well as several grants from the Mayor of Vienna and the Austrian National Bank. Prof. Egarter lives in Vienna with his wife Susanne and children Simone and Caroline.