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Dr. Christiane Weissenbacher-Lang

Dr. Christiane Weissenbacher-Lang

Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien

Due to a massive myelitis in the year 2000, I have to use a wheel-chair. At that time, I was studying veterinary medicine and I only was able to finish my studies because of the great support of the university’s staff. From 2003 to 2011 I worked at the University Clinic for Swine. Since September 2011 I have been working as a scientific assistant at the Institute of Pathology and Forensic Veterinary Medicine and I am more than happy with this job.

Already during my time at the University Clinic for Swine I was asked whether I was interested in the position of a representative of disabled people. My handicap was still very recent and I was worried of not being up to the task. During the following years, I started working voluntarily and I had the experience that help lines and contact points are a very important institution for disabled people. For this reason, I became BVP and this activity makes my job at the University of Veterinary Medicine even more attractive.

Only someone burning can set others on fire.  (Christian Sander)
Telefon: 01 250 77 24 13
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