Establishment of DMGP
1984 First discussions about the establishment of a “German speaking” society of spinal cord injury following a proposal by Prof. Dr. FW. Meinecke. It was born out of the working group “Paraplegia”, the group behind the helpline to find available beds for acute SCI, which operated in Hamburg.
Members of the group preparing the foundation of the DMGP:
Prof. Dr. V. Paeslack (in charge)
PD. Dr. HJ. Gerner
Prof. Dr. W. Grüninger
Dr. FW Meinecke
Dr. B. Spahn
6.10.1985 Launch of the Society
President Prof. V. Paeslack
2. President Dr. FW Meinecke
1. Secretary Prof. Dr. W. Grüninger
2. Secretary Dr. H. Bilow
Treasurer Dr. G. Zäch
18.10.1987 Change of Bylaws
1997 Affiliated Society of ISCOS (Then IMSOP)
26.5.2006 Change of Bylaws and movement of place of business form Heidelberg to Berlin.
15.05.2009 Change of Bylaws
2011 Agreement of cooperation with DGOOC (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie) as a “Section”
22.06.2012 Change of Bylaws. Establishment of rules of operation
27.06.2015 Change of Bylaws.
2016 Establishing of a combined membership with ISCOS