Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. univ. Sylvia Hartl

Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. univ. Sylvia Hartl

Faculty Medicine
Location Vienna

Field of work

Chair of Pneumological infectiology and respiratory medicine
Head of the Clinical Competence Center at SFU

Specialist areas: Pneumology, intensive care medicine, occupational medicine
Research focus: chronic lung diseases


In 2022, she was appointed as a University Professor at the Chair of Pneumological Infectiology and Respiratory Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Sigmund Freud University Vienna.
Since 2021 she is director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Health. Furthermore, she is a founding member of the Austrian LEAD Study.
She completed successful her habilitation procedure at the Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, in 2020.
She completed a Master of Business Administration in health care management at Vienna University Economics and Business in 2015.
She is Associate Professor for Pneumology at the Sigmund Freud University Medical School Vienna since 2017.
From 2010 to 2013 she was president of the Austrian Society of Pneumology.Between 2007 and 2010 she served as Secretary General of the European Respiratory Society (ERS).