Dr Hans-Christoph Pape
Journal of Open Access Emergency Medicine - Dove Medical Press
Editor-in-Chief: Dr Hans-Christoph Pape
Dr Pape is an Associate Professor and Chief of the Orthopedic Trauma Service at the University of Pittsburgh.
initially qualified at the Hannover Medical School
in Germany, which included periods of study at Vanderbilt
as part of a scholarship.
went on to participate in a combined research program between the Hannover Medical School
and Harvard University's
Department of Neurology, before completing his
residency in trauma surgery at Hannover Medical School
During his time as an attending orthopedic and trauma surgeon at Hannover, he was appointed as a Professor of Trauma Surgery.
From 2003 to 2005, he was a visiting professor at Harvard, the University of Alabama, and the University of Texas.
has published more than 70 peer reviewed articles as the lead author, and has co-authored over 120 others.
is the recipient of multiple awards from international trauma societies, including the Best Scientific Paper Presentation
from the European Trauma Society
, and the Best European Paper Presentation from the British Trauma Society
, both in 2002.
Most recently, he
was awarded the 2005 Novartis prize, the 2006 Swiss AO Foundation Annual Award, and the 2008 Kappa Delta Award from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
He is a founding member of several research groups within the German Interdisciplinary ICU Society (DIVI), of which he has been a member since 1998, and has been a member of the North American Shock Society since 1998.
In addition, he is also a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr Pape has been with the University of Pittsburgh since 2005.