The Otto Roth Award 2006 is awarded to Dr. rer. nat. Paul D. Mannheimer, Ph.D. He is honored for his dissertation "The Physio-Optics of Pulse Oximetry - Numerical Modeling and Clinical Experience",at the Institute of Medical Engineering. The Otto Roth Award is the Medical Faculty`s annual award for an outstanding doctoral thesis donated by the Society of the University`s Alumni with an amount of 2.500 Euros. It is named after Professor Otto Roth (1863-1944), the University`s first specialized surgeon. He became head of the Clinic of Surgery in Luebeck`s General Hospital (1897-1933) and collaborated with Heinrich Dräger (1847-1917) for the development of the world world-famous Dräger-Roth anaesthetic apparatus, allowing the thrive of modern anaesthesiology.
Degree of recognition
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