OA Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. univ. Hanns M. MOSHAMMER

Institute for Environmental Health
Medical University of Vienna
Kinderspitalgasse 15
1090 Vienna
Tel: +43 1-40160-34935, Fax: -934903
Mail: hanns.moshammer(at)meduniwien.ac.at

Birthday: June 8th, 1960

Curriculum vitae

2008 Associate professor (“Dozent”) for Environmental Health
2000 Certified expert (for court cases) in Environmental Health
1997 Medical Specialist in Hygiene and Microbiology
1997 Diplomas in Environmental and Occupational Health
1989 Public Health Degree (“Physikat”)
1988 General Practitioner
1984 Promoted MD at Karl-Franzens University Graz

RESEARCH FOCUS: Environmental Epidemiology, Air pollution

Participation in Projects

EU-Projects: PATY (Pollution and the Young), PINCHE (Policy Interpretation Network on Children's Health, Environment and Safety), CHEST (Children Health, Environment, and Safety Training), IMCA (Indicators for Monitoring COPD and Asthma), Series of Projects on passive smoking (ETS) in the context of ENSP (European Network for Smoking Prevention), SINPHONIE (School INdoor Pollution and Health effects; Observatory Network In Europe), APHEKOM (Air Pollution and Health Effects; Communication); Climate-TRAP (Climate Change: TRaining-Awareness-Preparedness)
Other international Projects: CEHAPE (Children Environment & Health Action Plan for Europe, WHO), THE PEP (Transport, Health, Environment - Pan European Program, WHO and UNECE)
Various national (Austrian) projects (Children’s health, Climate change, UV&cancer, Mobility and Health)

Participation in Expert Groups

Indoor Air Quality, Expert Group at the Ministry of Environment, Indoor Air Quality, Expert Group at DG SANCO, ON-FNA 236 Indoor Air (Austrian Standards Institute ÖNORM), Working Group "Electronic Implants" (ON FNUA EMV-EMF of ÖNORM).
Advisory Board on Environmental Affairs of the City of Vienna


Several scientific associations (ISEE, GHUP (scientific board member), ÖGHMP (board member, treasurer), ÖGAM (scientific board member); Past President of ISDE (International Society Doctors for the Environment); President of ÄGU (ISDE Austria), Austrian Academy of Sciences
Editorial Board member of several journals, editor of Biomonitoring


Haluza D, Simic S, Höltge J, Cervinka R, Moshammer H (2014): Connectedness to nature and Public (Skin) Health perspectives: Results of a representative, population-based survey among Austrian residents. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. In print.

Haluza D, Simic S, Moshammer H (corresponding author) (2014): Temporal and Spatial Melanoma Trends in Austria: An Ecological Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 11(1):734-748.

Haluza D, Moshammer H, Hochgatterer K (2013): Dust is in the Air. Part II: Effects of Occupational Exposure to Welding Fumes on Lung Function in a 9-Year Study. Lung. 2013 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Hutter HP, Haluza D, Piegler K, Hohenblum P, Fröhlich M, Scharf S, Uhl M, Damberger B, Tappler P, Kundi M, Wallner P, Moshammer H. (corresponding author, 2013): Semivolatile compounds in schools and their influence on cognitive performance of children. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health 26(4):1–8.

Manfred Neuberger, Hanns Moshammer (corresponding author), Daniel Rabczenko (2013): Acute and Subacute Effects of Urban Air Pollution on Cardiopulmonary Emergencies and Mortality: Time Series Studies in Austrian Cities. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10, 4728-4751.

Neuberger, M., Moshammer, H., Schietz, A. (2013): Exposure to ultrafine particles in hospitality venues with partial smoking bans. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 23(5):519-524.

Hochgatterer, K., Moshammer, H., Haluza, D. (2013): Dust is in the air: Effects of occupational exposure to mineral dust on lung function in a 9-year study. Lung 191(3):257-263.

Perez, L., Declercq, C., Inguez, C., Aguilera, I., Badaloni, C., Ballester, F., Bouland, C., Chanel, O., Cirarda, F.B., Forastiere, F., Forsberg, B., Haluza, D., Hedlund, B., Cambra, K., Lacasanã, M.f, Moshammer, H., Otorepec, P., Rodriguez-Barranco, M., Medina, S., Kunzli, N. (2013): Chronic burden of near-roadway traffic pollution in 10 European cities (APHEKOM network) European Respiratory Journal 42(3):594-605.

Moshammer H, Hutter H-P, Kundi M (2013): Which metric of ambient ozone to predict daily mortality? Atmospheric Environment 65: 171-176.

Wallner P, Kundi M, Moshammer H, Scharf S, Schmutzer M, Weiss S, Hohenblum P, Hutter HP. (2013): Urinary levoglucosan levels in Austrian communities differing in agrarian quota. Int J Hyg Environ Health 216(3):280-283.

Wallner P. Kundi M. Moshammer H. Piegler K. Hohenblum P. Scharf S. Frohlich M. Damberger B. Tappler P. Hutter HP. (2012): Indoor air in schools and lung function of Austrian school children. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14(7):1976-82.

Maria J. Lopez, Esteve Fernandez, Giuseppe Gorini, Hanns Moshammer, Kinga Polanska, Luke Clancy, Bertrand Dautzenberg, Agnes Delrieu, Giovanni Invernizzi, Gloria Munoz, Jose Precioso, Ario Ruprecht, Peter Stansty, Wojciech Hanke, Manel Nebot (2012): Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in Terraces and Other Outdoor Areas of Hospitality Venues in Eight European Countries. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42130.

Haluza D, Kaiser A, Moshammer H, Flandorfer C, Kundi M, Neuberger M. (2012): Estimated health impact of a shift from light fuel to residential wood-burning in Upper Austria. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 22(4):339-343.

Moshammer H, Weiss S, Neuberger M. (2012): Woodsmoke marker levoglucosan: kinetics in a self-experiment. Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 25(2):122-125.

Hohenblum P, Steinbichl P, Raffesberg W, Weiss S, Moche W, Vallant B, Scharf S, Haluza D, Moshammer H, Kundi M, Piegler B, Wallner P, Hutter HP. (2012): Pollution gets personal! A first population-based human biomonitoring study in Austria. Int J Hyg Environ Health 215(2):176-179.

Hoek G, Pattenden S, Willers S, Antova T, Fabianova E, Braun-Fahrländer C, Forastiere F, Gehring U, Luttmann-Gibson H, Grize L, Heinrich J, Houthuijs D, Janssen N, Katsnelson B, Kosheleva A, Moshammer H, Neuberger M, Privalova L, Rudnai P, Speizer F, Slachtova H, Tomaskova H, Zlotkowska R, Fletcher T. (2012): PM10 and children's respiratory symptoms and lung function in the PATY study. Eur Respir J 40(3):538-547.

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