Emeritus Professor, former Director of the Clinic of Cardiology and former Vice-Rector for Science and External Relations of the Semmelweis University of Budapest , Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Intertional experiences: Paris (1966) : (French-Hungarian student exchange), Scholarship at the Univerité de Caen (France) 1974-75, Doctorat de Université de Caen (PhD Thesis, 1975) , Charité, Berlin, (invasive cardiology 1978, University of Montreal, Canada (visiting professorship) 1990-91.
Career: Professor and Chairman of Cardiology and Internal Medicine (from 1992), Professor Emeritus of the Semmelweis University, Budapest since 2011. Former Secretary General of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology. Editorial Board Member of 3 Hungarian and 5 English periodicals, Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (1995), Member of the Presidium of the International Society of Electrocardiology (from 1993) President (2005-2007).
Scientific and Educational Experiences: Author and Editor of five Hungarian and English books of cardiology, author of 170 peer-reviewed Hungarian and English scientific publications and more than 700 printed abstracts. Cardiological reviewer of the Scientific- Ethical Committee of the Hungarian Ministry of Health (from 2012) and Member of the Professonal of the Hungarian Sport and Health Services Committeee since 2015.
Foreign languages: English, French (conference-level) , German (convertional)
Privat life, hobby: wife : Beata Podányi MD dermatologist: Son: István, economist (U.S.A), Doughter: Katalin, lowyer. Six gandchildren. Hobby: fine arts, freetime sport activities.
Professional Topics Highlithed
- Ischemic heart diseases
- rhythm disturbances
- heart failure
- obesity and heart problems
- sport cardiology