Hannah studied Medicine at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Following her approbation as medical doctor she began her specialty training in General and Transplant surgery in Innsbruck, Austria. Hannah then moved to Edinburgh to start her PhD investigating biliary regeneration in the setting of liver transplantation
Education: Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany (10/2008 – 05/2015)
Internships/terms abroad: 02/2012 – 10/2012: Semester at the school of medicine of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo); 09/2014 – 12/2014: Medical clerkship – Centre of Operative Medicine – Medical University Innsbruck, Austria; 01/2015 -04/2015: Medical clerkship – Department of Internal medicine – Katutura State Hospital Windhoek, Namibia
Training: 08/2015 – 01/2018: Resident at the Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Centre of Operative Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck; 02/2018 – 08/2018: Fellow at the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; 09/2018 – current: PhD in Surgery at the University of Edinburgh Research & Laboratory
Experience: 03/2013 – 07/2017: Conclusion of the doctoral thesis “Clinical Outcomes after Patellar Fractures” at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany; 09/2015 – 01/2018: clinical research in the field of liver transplantation; Risk Factors in Orthotopic Liver Transplantation; Preoperative Assessment of Muscle Mass Using Computerized Tomography Scans to Predict Outcomes Following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation; Backtable Hepatic Artery Reconstruction in Orthotopic Liver Transplantation;Early Biliary Leakage Following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation; 06/2016 – 01/2018: Basic research at the D. Swarowski Laboratory in the field of ischemia reperfusion injury in transplantation utilizing a murine heterotopic heart transplantation model; 03/2018 – 08/2018: Basic research MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh (Supervisor Prof. Stuart Forbes); 09/2018 – current: PhD in Surgery at the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh Honors & Awards: 2nd price Austrian “Young Surgeon Forum”2016: Austrian Surgical Association, SalzburgJungforscherpreis/ experimentell 2017 (Co-author): Austrian Transplant Society, Zell am See.