Dr. Richard Ammer
Dr. Richard Ammer was born in Munich in 1970 and is a graduate in human medicine and business administration.
Following his medical studies in Munich and Boston, and his clinical and scientific training at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, he pursued his clinical education in internal medicine at the German Heart Center in Munich and at the University Hospital in Münster. He completed his studies in business administration and economics at the University of St. Gallen and Harvard Extension School.
Dr. Ammer won the Young Investigator Award 2001 in Basic Science, awarded by the European Society of Cardiology. He was also the coordinator and director of the nation-wide network of excellence and competence for cardiovascular disorders (atrial fibrillation), and he has worked at University Hospital Münster for 20 years in the Department of Internal Medicine, where he has been responsible both for patient care and academic teaching. He has also been assistant professor at University St. Gallen (CH) for 20 years.
Since 2008, Dr. Richard Ammer has been Assistant Chair of the Board at the Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie BPI e.V. [German Pharmaceutical Industry Association].