Prof. Dr. Alexandra Kautzky-Willer
Professor of Gender Medicine, Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, President of the International Society for Gender Medicine and the Austrian Diabetes Association
Alexandra Kautzky-Willer is Professor of Gender Medicine, Head of the Gender Medicine Unit, head of the university course gender medicine and deputy head of the Department of Internal Medicine III of the Medical University of Vienna. She has specialized in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and in Geriatrics and Palliative Care. She is president of the International Society for Gender Medicine and the Austrian Society of Gender-Specific Medicine. In 1995 she received the Höchst Award and 2004 the Joseph Hoet Research Award of the EASD. In 2013 the European Institute for Gender Equality elected her as one of the Women Inspiring Europe. For her scientific achievements in sex-specific medicine she received 2016 the national award “Gabriele Possanner Staatspreis”. In 2016 she was the “look! Women of the year in the category research” and 2017 the Austrian Club of Science and Education Journalists elected her as “scientist of the year 2016”.