Curriculum vitae Dr. Helmut Oberritter

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Curriculum vitae
Dr. Helmut Oberritter
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Date of birth: 26 February 1953

Work Adress:
German Nutrition Society
Godesberger Allee 18
D-53175 Bonn

Education and Academic Career

Studies of nutritional science 1975 - 1981, University of Hohenheim

Diploma thesis at the Surgical Clinic and Policlinic, University of Tübingen:
"Studies on the metabolism of Ascorbic acid in the rat"

1985 dissertation at the Surgical Clinic and Policlinic, University of Tübingen:
"Inves-tigations on the role of Ascorbic acid in Cellular Defense reactions"

1981-1985 Research assistant at the Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic at the University of Tübingen

January 1985 - July 1985 Self-employed nutrition consultant

August 1985: Head of the unit "Nutrition Counseling" at the German Nutrition Society (DGE);
1990 Scientific Director of DGE.
1991-2006 Member of the Management of DGE. 2007 Managing and Scientific Director of DGE

Award: 1986 Hermes Vitamin Award for dissertation

Lecturer at the University of applied sciences Niederrhein, Department Mönchen-gladbach
in the Department of nutrition and home economics 1989 and 1991

Lecturer at the University of Vienna, Department of nutrition science 1994 - 2012

Memberships

-  Advisory Board of the magazines “ErnährungsUmschau”, „Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung“ and „Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism“

- Member of the “aid Info Service”, the Working Group "Issues of nutrition" of the “Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker“ (GDCh)
and the “Deutsche Lebensmittel-buchkommission”

- Deputy Chairman of the "5 a day" association since 2000

- Member of the Advisory Committee of the German Dietitian Association (VDD)

- Speaker of the coordination group "Quality Assurance in Nutrition Counseling and Nutrition Education" in Germany