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Christian Woergetter


Christian Max Woergetter DVM PhD M.E.S.

Our stand in vet oversees the homepage and the in-house pharmacy. His main occupation is being Medical Director of an international pharmaceutical company based in Vienna.

Special fields:

Clinical Pharmacology

Curriculum Vitae

1964 Born in Kitzbühel, Tyrol (Father: veterinary practitioner in St. Johann/Tyrol)
1970 – 1982 Primary and secondary school in St. Johann, Tyrol
1983 Military service at TÜPL Hochfilzen (division for army horses)
1984 Begin of studies of veterinary medicine and medicine in Vienna
1991 – 1995 Study brake after loss of parents

(Recovery plan und processing of legacy)

1996 – 2000 Laboratory assistant at Boehringer Ingelheim Austria, Vienna (Preclinical research oncology)
1996 Reuptake of studies of veterinary medicine
1998 DVM (Mag. med. vet.)
1998 -2000 Practical trainings, i. a. at Orthopaedics Clinic, VMU Vienna and Vet Practice Entenfellner, Lower Austria; Collaboration with animal welfare organization Vier Pfoten
2000 – 2003 Medical Advisor at Bristol-Myers Squibb Austria (Infectious diseases, Neurology)
2003 PhD (VMU and TU Vienna; Awarded with excellence)

Thesis: ‚Digital analysis of the biomechanics of the equine hoof`

2003 Product Physician at Pfizer Austria (Neurology and Pain)
2003 – 2004 European advanced studies at Danube University Krems (EURAS)
2004 Veterinary Trainee at Vet Practice Alsergrund (small animals), 1090 Vienna
2005 – 2008 Occasional vacation replacements and emergency services at Vet Practice Alsergrund
2006 Certification as Pharmacovigilance Qualified Person (QP PV) and EudraVigilance User; EM(E)A, London
2007 University of Vienna: Studies on Pharmaceutical Quality Management
2012 EURAS Graduation to M.E.S.

Masterthesis: ‚Implementation of a EU-compliant PV System and a RMP in the Austrian Pharmaceutical Company´

2015 Business license for producing and trading pharmaceutical products
2005 – pres Chiesi Pharmaceuticals GmbH (formerly Torrex Chiesi), Austria

(Pneumology, Neurology, ICU, Neonatology, Rare diseases)2005 – Manager Medical Affairs (incl. QA and PV)

2007 – Medical Director Austria, CEE and CIS

2008 – Country Manager Austria

2013 – Fully Authorised Signatory (Proxy)

2013 – pres Vet Practice Schwarzspanierhof (small animals and horses), 1090 Vienna

Vacation replacement and emergency services on occasion

Continuous participation to medical and natural-scientific congresses and trainings. Publications and lectures as well as chairing and moderation of scientific symposia.