Gerald Maurer, Professor of Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Professor Gerald Maurer graduated from the University of Vienna School of Medicine. He trained in Internal Medicine in Vienna and subsequently in Baltimore, at Sinai Hospital. Professor Maurer worked for 12 years in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he became the Director of Noninvasive Cardiology and also held an appointment as Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine. He served as Director of the Division of Cardiology and as Chair of the Department of Medicine II at the Medical University of Vienna until 2016. Dr. Maurer's research interests are oriented towards cardiovascular imaging, valvular, and ischemic heart disease. He has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, 20 book chapters and 2 books.