Short CV/Education and training

  • Born in 1960. Studied communication and psychology at the University of Vienna, Austria, and political science at Ohio University/USA. Doctorate in 1985. Afterwards research associate under the chair of communication studies and political science at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany; also worked independently on issues specific to media effects and media policy. From 1989 to 2006, research associate at the Institute of Technology Assessment at the Austrian Academy of Sciences; developed and lead the research area Health Technology Assessment (HTA). Since April 2006, director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for HTA. In 2009, received Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in social medicine (Medical University of Graz, Austria) with a thesis titled "Resource allocation in healthcare".

Selected publications


  • Wild, C., Piso, B. (eds.): Zahlenspiele in der Medizin, Orac Verlag. March 2010


  • Wild, C., Dellinger, J, (2013) HIV-Testung an der Allgemeinbevölkerung. Internationale Empfehlungen und reale Risken für HIV-Infektionen für Gesundheitsberufe. WMW/ Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift.

  • Wild, C. , Nachtnebel, A. (2013) HTA-Perspektiven – sind Onkologika anders zu bewerten als andere Arzneimittel? ZEFQ.

  • Wild, C., Hintringer, K., Nachtnebel, A. (2011) Orphan Drugs in Oncology. Pharmaceutical Policy and Law/ monography on Health Technology Assessments and Rare Diseases Therapies, 13 (2011) 1-11.

  • Wild, C. (2010): Health technology assessment: oncology drugs with orphan designation as an example. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2010; 5(Suppl 1).

  • Wild, C., Simpson, S., Douw, K., Geiger-Gritsch, S., Mathis, St., Langer, T. (2010): Information service on new and emerging technologies ? identification and priorisation processes for EU-wide newsletter?. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care/Int J TAHC, 26(1), 338-345.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • European Network for Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Oberster Sanitätsrat (advisory board to the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health)

  • National oncology advisory board for developing a national cancer plan

  • Transparency International – Health Care/ Austrian Chapter

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Mindfulness in communication


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