Gerhard Weber (physician)

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Gerhard Weber (* 1898 in Hamburg ; † 1973 in Munich ) was a German doctor specializing in paediatrics .


Gerhard Weber attended grammar school in Eutin from 1908 to 1914. From 1914 to 1918 he participated in the war and passed his secondary school diploma in 1918 . From 1919 to 1923 he studied medicine in Göttingen , Heidelberg and Munich . In 1924 he received his doctorate in Munich and was initially a trainee doctor in Munich. In 1926 he moved to the Frankfurt University Children's Hospital as an assistant doctor, where he became senior physician in 1931. From 1933 to 1939 he was head of the outpatient clinic at the University Children's Hospital in Munich. In 1935 he completed his habilitation. In 1936 he was a military doctor for the German Young People . In 1939/40 Weber was the acting head of the Bavarian State Vaccination Institute and then, until 1945, the State Vaccine Doctor and head of an infection and disease hospital in Munich. After the end of the war, from 1945 to 1947 he was head of the Munich Municipal Health Office.

He had been a lecturer at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich since 1940 and was appointed associate professor in 1942. In 1945 he took over the provisional deputy chair for pediatrics, from 1947 the deputy chair. In 1948 he was offered the chair of paediatrics, which he held until his retirement in 1966. Weber was the 703rd rector of the University of Munich from 1963. On December 7, 1963, he took over the post of rector from Julius Speer . On September 1, 1965, Ludwig Kotter was his successor.

In 1964 Weber was chairman of the German Society for Pediatrics , whose honorary member since 1969. In 1965 he was honored with the Bavarian Order of Merit .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b c Manfred Heinemann: "" Oberaudorfer Talks "as a forum for trade union university policy 1950–1968", Walter de Gruyter 2015, page 304
  2. Rector's speeches in the 19th and 20th centuries: Gerhard Weber at , accessed on September 22, 2019