Prof Tobias Welte
Prof Tobias Welte is Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and Head of the Department of Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases at Hannover University School of Medicine. He received his doctorate in respiratory medicine from Hannover University in 1994 and his habilitation in 2000. He was previously Professor of Pneumology and Intensive Care Medicine, and a specialist in infectious diseases at the University of Magdeburg.
He is currently Vice-President of the German Society of Sepsis and President of the German Society of Internal Intensive Care (DGIN). He also serves on the board of the German Society of Infectiology (DGI) and ‘Atemwegsliga’, and is a member of the working group on mechanical ventilation for the German Society of Critical Care (DIVI) and a member of the review panel of the German Research Foundation (DFG). In addition, he is an executive board member of the German Network for Community-acquired Pneumonia (CAPNET) and an advisory board member of the German Sepsis Network (SEPNET).