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Robert Loddenkemper, German medical educator.


Loddenkemper, Robert was born on October 21, 1939 in Bad Kudowa, Germany.


Doctor of Philosophy, Freiburg University, Germany, 1965. Habilitation, Free University Berlin, 1983.


Intern Free University Berlin, 1965-1967. Resident Chest Hospital, Heckeshorn, Berlin, 1967-1968. Research resident department internal medicine University Illinois, Chicago, 1968-1969.

Resident department internal medicine Free University Berlin, 1969-1976. With diagnostic department, Intensive Care Unit Chest Hospital, Heckeshorn, since 1976, chief department internal medicine/pneumology, since 1983. Professor internal medicine Free University, Berlin, 1987, Humboldt University, Berlin, since 1994.

Honorary professor University St. Cyril and Metodij, Skopje, Macedonia, 1998. Chairman science group Endoscopy/Biopsy Techniques, 1991-1994. Chairman Committee on Eastern and Center European Countries.

Chairman organizing committee World Asthma Meeting, 1998. President German Center Committee for Fight Against Tuberculosis.


  • Other Work

    • Author book chapters. Co-editor: Atlas of Diagnostic Thoracoscopy. Associate editor: Respiration.

      Member editorial board: European Respiratory Journal, Pneumologie, Atemwegs-und Lungenkrankheiten. Interim treasurer, chairman board directors European Respiratory Journals Limited, 1995-1996. Contributor numerous peer-reviewed articles to science journals.


Member European Respiratory Society (president 1998-1999, member executive committee 1994-2000, newsletter editor 1994-1997), American Thoracic Society (co-chairman ERS task force on management of malignant pleural effusions), European Union Medical Specialists (German delegate since 1985), Northern German Society for Pneumology (president 1990-1991), German Society for Pneumology (president 1993-1994).