Dr. Elmar Joura
, is Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital (AKH), and Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna, Austria
Dr. Joura graduated from University of Graz, Austria where he subsequently worked at the Department of Pathological Anatomy. After internship of urology, surgery and internal Medicine, he started his training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the University of Vienna. Before he finished specialization, he worked for a period in Tanzania.
Subsequently, he focused on gynecologic oncology and received a scholarship for a study leave at the National Women´s Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. Since 1997 Dr. Joura is consultant gynecological oncologist and in 1998 he made his thesis on epithelial disorders of the vulva.
Dr. Joura is head of the clinic for colposcopy and vulvar disease, is consultant for pelvic surgery and was involved in the development of different surgical techniques. Since 2001 Dr. Joura is investigator for the quadrivalent HPV vaccine trials, he has become member of publishing committee and the Global Advisory Board. He is also member of the Scientific Advisory Board and coordinating investigator for the ninevalent HPV vaccine. Dr. Joura has published more than 130 articles in peer- review journals and given more than 900 lectures worldwide.