Professor Hans-Ulrich Wittchen has held the position of Chair of the Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy and the Center of Clinical Epidemiology and Longitudinal Studies at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, since 2000. He is also Honorary Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) in Munich, the Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA and Consultant to the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry (Munich).
Professor Wittchen has received several awards, including the Medvantis Research Award 2005.
Professor Wittchen has received several awards, including the Medvantis Research Award 2005. He is vice-president of the ECNP Executive and a member of several advisory and steering committees (eg European Brain Council). He has published more than 450 articles, ranking (ISIhighlycited.com) among the top 100 most highly cited researchers in Psychology/Psychiatry/Neurosciences. He is editor or on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals and is author of many books and diagnostic instruments on mental and substance use disorders.