Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Karl Heinz Höhne

Institut für Medizinische Informatik
Department of Medical Informatics
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

House W 36, Martinistraße 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany


+ 49 (40) 7410-54831

Fax: + 49 (40) 7410-54746
eMail: hoehne@uke.uni-hamburg.de

Karl Heinz Höhne is a professor emeritus of medical informatics at the University of Hamburg. He is the founder of the Department of Computer Science in Medicine (later Department of Medical Informatics) and was the acting director of the former Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science in Medicine of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf until 2003. Together with his coworkers he has done pioneering work in medical volume visualization and spatial knowledge representation with applications to diagnostics, surgery planning and medical education. Most of his work is incorporated in the VOXEL-MAN-3D atlases of Anatomy and Radiology and recently in the VOXEL-MAN Surgery Simulators.
Presently he is active as an associate and advisor of the VOXEL-MAN Group. He has retired fro his duties as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, as honorary officer of the International Society of Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) and as edtorial board member of several international scientific journals.

curriculum vitae

VOXEL-MAN History (in German)

Presentation in the Museum of Medical History Hamburg
(in English and German)


Last changes: 22 April 2009