Jochen Christoph Walz is an Associate Professor in Urology and the head of the Department of Urology at the Institut Paoli-Calmettes Cancer Centre in Marseille, France. He was chairman of the EAU Section of Urological Imaging from 2009 to 2017. Dr. Walz attended the Medical School of the University of Mainz, Germany. He completed his dissertation at the University of Mainz about “Mechanisms of mutagenesis of ultimate geno-toxique substances influenced by homogenate of human erythrocytes”. Afterward, he completed his residency in Urology at the University of Marseille / France and Hamburg / Germany. He is board certified urologist since 2005. He became a research fellow at the Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit at the University of Montreal, Canada in 2006/2007 and received his “Habilitation” in 2008 in Urology at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He is specialized in uro-oncology and urological imaging. His main areas of research are imaging in urology, prostate cancer (imaging and diagnosis), prediction tools, life expectancy, surgical treatment, and minimal invasive surgery.
Professional Membership & Associations:
American Urological Association (AUA)
European Association of Urology (EAU)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie (DGU; German Urological Association)
EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI)
German working group of urological imaging of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie
Faculty member ESU, ESTRO, AUA