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Prim. Univ.Prof Monika LechleitnerResearcher


Federal Hospital Hochzirl

Job title

Head of Department


Anna-Dengel Haus Hochzirl 1
6170 Zirl


Clinical Sciences / Geriatrics, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Social Gerontology

Specialist areas

Geriatric medicine (malnutrition, incontinence)
Metabolic disorders ( diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia)
Overweight, obesity, cardiovascular risk

Methodology areas

Clinical studies


Medical doctor (University of Innsbruck) degree 1979
Postgraduate training for internal medicine
geriatric medicine
intensive care, nephrology and diabetology

Postgraduate diplomas in geriatric medicine, palliative care

Head of the department of geriatric and internal medicine at the
Hospital Hochzirl (Anna Dengel-Haus) - since 2005

Clinical and scientific projects and co-operation with the Medical University of Innsbruck (bone fractures in elderly)

Member of advisory groups of experts on geriatric medicine to the Austrian Federal Institute of Healthcare

Organisation of education programs and lecturing for geriatric medicine (students and postdoc programs)

Board member of the Austrian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology

EUGMS Full Board representative for Austria

Continuous research work and publications (geriatric medicine, diabetes, metabolic disorders, nutrition)