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Online Pediatric Consultation - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kurt WIDHALM

Video Consultation: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kurt WIDHALM (Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
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Academic Career:

  • Since 1974: Head of Outpatient Clinic for Obesity, Feb.1978: Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics; Specialized for Lipid Disorders and Nutrition Counseling
  • 1980: Assoc.Prof.of Pediatrics ( Univ. Dozent)
  • July 1986: Professor for Pediatrics
  • 1987: Head of the "Academy of Clinical Nutrition" of the Austrian Nutrition Society and of the Physicians Board of Vienna
  • 1.1.1988-1992: Director of the Austrian Screening Program for Inborn Errors of Metabolism (incl.Treatment Program), located on the Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ.Vienna
  • 15.10.1992: Director and Head of Internal Department of the Mautner Markhof Children's Hospital, Vienna
  • 1994: Professor for Clinical Chemistry
  • 1995: Professor for Pediatrics, Dept. for Pediatrics, Univ.Vienna
  • 1997: President Austrian Academy for Medical Nutrition
  • 2003: Full Professor for Clinical Nutrition and Head of Dept.
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • 2011 Oct.: Retirement of the Med Uni Vienna (still responsible for the lectures in Clinical Nutrition, for diploma studies, etc.)
  • 2012: Appointment at the PMU Salzburg (within the EU Project: Beta-Judo as Principal Investigator)
  • 2012: Start of the Prevention Project in Viennese Schools (sponsored by Österreichischer Herzfonds)

Foreign studies:

  • May/June 1975: Clin. Institute for Research on Myocardial
  • Infarction, Med.Clinics, Univ. Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Oct.1977: Lipid Res.Clinics, Dept.Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, Md. (Prof.Dr. P.O.Kwiterovich)
  • May 1982: Invited Tour Speaker, American.Ass.Clin. Chem., (15 lectures in USA)
  • Oct.1983: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dept.of Biochemistry, Section Lipids, Nutrition and Metabolic Dis.
  • Oct.1985: Children's Hospital Melbourne
  • Oct./Nov.1988: University Riberao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brasil
  • Jan.1992: Inst.for Genetic Diseases, Academy of Science, Moscow
  • Committees and Boards:
  • Secretary of the Austrian Society for Pediatrics (1982-86)
  • Council Member and Vice President (1992-96) of the Austrian Society for Nutrition (1990-2000)
  • President Austrian Medical Academy of Nutrition (since 1997)
  • President of the Austrian Lipid Society (until 1994)
  • Member of the Health Council of the City of Vienna (1991-1999)
  • President of the Federation of European Societies of Nutrition (FENS) 1995-99
  • President European Childhood Obesity Group (2003-2007)
  • President European Association for Research in Obese Children (EAROC, since 2007)
  • Vice President of the European Academy of Nutritional Societies (since 2014)
  • Editorial Scientific Boards:
  • Aktuelle Ernährungsmedizin (G.Thieme, Stuttgart)
  • Nutrition Research (Pergamon Press) until 2007
  • Klinische Pädiatrie (F.Enke-Verlag) until 2007
  • J.Amer.Coll.Nutrition until 2006
  • Int.Pediatrics
  • Editor: J. für Ernährungsmedizin (Wien)
  • Co-Editor for Pediatrics: Obesity Facts

Publications: (Books)

  • 1. K.Widhalm, H.K. Naito
  • (Eds.): Detection and Treatment of Lipid and Lipoprotein Disorders of Childhood 1985 (Alan R.Liss, New York) Progress in Clin. and Biol. Res.Vol.88
  • 2. K.Widhalm, H.K. Naito (Eds.): Recent Aspect of Diagnosis and Treatment of Lipoprotein Disorders 1988 (Progress in Clin. and Biol.Res.Vol. 255), Alan R.Liss, New York
  • 3. Apolipoproteins in Lipid Disorders, Springer, Wien, New York-1991
  • 4. Ernährungsmedizin, Verlag d. Österr. Ärztekammer, Wien, 2000, 2006, 2009
  • 5. Mein Kind ist zu dick, Verlag d. Österr. Ärztekammer, Wien, 2002
  • 6. G. Krejs. K. Widhalm: Durch Dick und Dünn, Verlagshaus der Ärzte 2009
  • 7. Pädiatrische Ernährungsmedizin (Co-Herausgeber), Schattauer Verlag 2012
  • 8. Morbid Obesity in Adolescents, Springer 2015
  • 400 scientific papers, all of them in International Journals


  • Pediatric Research, Pediatrics, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, European Journal of Pediatrics,J. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Journal of Pediatric
  • Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Gene Therapy,
  • J.Inher.Metab.Dis., Int.J.Obesity, Int. J. Pediatric Obesity, Obesity Surgery; etc.