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Luzia Veletzky

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Dr. Luzia Veletzky

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  • 01/2022 - current: Resident in training in internal medicine and infectious diseases, Clinical Department of Infections and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital Internal Medicine I, medical University of Vienna
  • 04/2018 – 12/2022: Resident in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf
  • 04/2021 – 06/2021: Diploma for tropical medicine (DTM) at the BNITM
  • 05/2018 – 07/2021: PhD «Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation and Burden of Disease assessment of Loa loa and other Filarial infections in central Gabon», Medical Faculty, University of Hamburg
  • 05/2017: diploma thesis «In vitro susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to common anti-malarial drugs», Medical University of Vienna
  • 2010 – 2017: Medical degree, Medical University of Vienna
  • 2010: High school diploma and presentation of the thesis "Atopic dermatitis as a symptom of a type I allergy", BRG 16 Schuhmeierplatz, Vienna


  • Doctoral Award 2022 of the Association of Friends of the Tropical Institute Hamburg e.V.  for the PhD work
  • Dr. Martini-Preis 2021, 2nd place for the work on the burden of disease due to loiasis, Hamburg, Germany
  • Honorable Mention Young Investigator Award, 67th American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 2018
  • Award for best oral study presentation, Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine. Saalfelden, Austria, 2017


  • TropNet und GeoSentinel Member
  • German Society of Parasitology
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Austrian Society of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine

Fachgutachter in wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften

  • Malaria Journal
  • International Journal of Infectious Diseases
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine
  • Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift

Organisator Veranstaltung, Vorsitze

Kurs für Klinische Tropenmedizin 2022/23, 2023