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Michael Hermanussen

Michael Hermanussen, German pediatrician. Member German Association for Science of Growth and Development, New York Academy of Sciences, various other science societies.

Background

  • Hermanussen, Michael was born on April 26, 1955 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Klaus and Anneliese (Steffens) Hermanussen.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Hamburg, 1981.

    Career

    • Intern University Hamburg. Resident Children's Hospital, Kiel, Germany, staff pediatrician Germany, Germany, 1982-1985, 86-89. Research fellow University California, San Diego, 1985-1986.

      Private practice Gettorf, Germany, since 1989. Lecturer University Kiel, 1990. Independent researcher in association with University Madrid, University Heidelberg, Germany, University Leipzig, Germany.

      Coordinator research on short-term growth University Kiel, 1985-1989, private research, Germany and Spain, since 1989.

    Works

    • Author first description of circaseptan periodicity (mini-growth spurts) in animals and newborns. Inventor mini- and micro-knemometry.

    Membership

    Member German Association for Science of Growth and Development, New York Academy of Sciences, various other science societies.

    Personality

    Interests

    Playing piano and harpsichord, philosophy.

    Connections

    • Married Beate Lohse-Hermanussen, December 19, 1982. Children: Johanna, Christian, Claus-Hinrich, Elisabeth, Georg-Willem.
    • father: Klaus Hermanussen
    • mother: Anneliese (Steffens) Hermanussen
    • spouse: Beate Lohse-Hermanussen
    • children: Johanna Hermanussen
    • Christian Hermanussen
    • Claus-Hinrich Hermanussen
    • Elisabeth Hermanussen
    • Georg-Willem Hermanussen
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    Born April 26, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1981
      University Hamburg
    • 1982 - 1985
      resident, Children's Hospital
      Kiel, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      research fellow, University California
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1989
      private practice, Gettorf
      Germany