(Vienna, 14 November 2017) In November 2017, Hans-Georg Kress, Head of the Division of Specialist Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at MedUni Vienna’s Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine was appointed Honorary Foreign Member of the Czech medical Journal "Bolest", the official organ of the "Czech Society for the Study of Pain".
In this role, Kress is on the International Advisory Board, together with Harald Breivik, University of Oslo, Department of Anaesthesiology, Rikshospitalet, Norway and Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh, Psychiatry, Obstretrics and Gynecology, Stockholm, Sweden.
About Hans-Georg Kress
Hans-Georg Kress is Professor of anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine and has headed up the Division of Specialist Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital, since 1993. He holds numerous awards and is a member of national and international professional associations, e.g. the Austrian Pain Society (ÖSG), Int. Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA), Board of Directors of the European Malignant Hyperthermia Group (EMHG). He is an Honorary Member of the Polish Pain Society, Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland (FFPMCAI) and Honorary Member of the European Pain Federation (EFIC).