Martina Kroll

Research Associate


  • Medical school at the University “Ruperto-Carola” in Heidelberg, Germany, Fall 1984 - April 1990. First and second part of the Medical State Exam.
  • Internship at the Diaconic Hospital in Schwäbisch-Hall, Germany, April 1990 - April 1991. Third part of the Medical State Exam, admission to residency.
  • Faculty of Philosophy, University “Ruperto-Carola” Heidelberg, Germany, spring/summer 1991, courses in Medieval Literature, Philosophy and Musicology.
  • Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg / Faculty of Scientific Medicine, University, Heidelberg, Summer 1988 - October 1991, PhD in Physiology.

Professional experience

  • Assistant, Private Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Aachen, May/June 2008. Thyroid diagnostics and full spectrum of scintigraphic diagnostics.       
  • Assistant, Private Clinic for Laboratory- and Nuclear medicine, Dres. Hirsch, Döbert, Spigel, Darmstadt, Germany, March 1992 - June 1993. Full range of labratory diagnostics; basic microbiological diagnostics; Statistics for quality Control and test range evaluation, programming of knowledge based diagnostic system for endocrinological tests; diagnostic counseling for associated medical doctors in other clinics; advanced training and teaching of employed medical technicians. Nuclear Medicine: Thyroid diagnostics with Ultrasound and Scintigraphy, Scintigraphy of skeleton, urinary tract, heart and nervous system.
  • Residency, Private Clinic for Laboratory- and Nuclear medicine, Dres. Hirsch, Döbert, Spigel, Darmstadt, Germany, June 1993 - October 1994. (see above)
  • Residency, Private Practice for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kehrer, Wiesloch, Germany, December 1991 - March 1992. Performance of prenatal Ultrasound examinations. Responsibilities included the provision of basic medical laboratory and microbiological tests.

Recent research

  • Guest researcher at the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington (May 2007-October 2008). Research on chronic inflammatory pain. Poster presentation at the College of Science Research Day at UTA, Oct. 3rd 2008 (click to see poster).
  • Researcher at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry since Nov. 2008

Awards and Honors

  • 1988 - 1990 Scholarship of the Max-Planck-Society
  • 1984 -1986 Scholarship with the German National Merit Foundation
  • 1984, High school diploma with distinction, valedictorian, Scheffel award for outstanding achievement in German language and literature







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