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biochemist , educator

Rolf Heiner Schirmer, German biochemist, educator. Named Bicentennial Lecturer University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Hanover, New Hampshire, Boston, 1976. Member Tropical Medicine Research (steering committee since 1986).

Background

Schirmer, Rolf Heiner was born on February 1, 1942 in Bremen, Germany. Son of Walter Christian and Anna Berta (Kleemeyer) Schirmer.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Heidelberg (Germany) University, 1966. Privatdozent, Heidelberg (Germany) University, 1975.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1967-1969. Intern, resident various clinics, Germany, 1969-1971. Assistant Max-Planck-Institute, Heidelberg, 1971-1980.

Professor biochemistry center Heidelberg, since 1980. Consultant World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1990-1993. Dean medical faculty, Heidelberg, 1992-1993.

Consultant Muscle Disease Society, Ulm, Germany, 1972-1984.

Membership

Member Tropical Medicine Research (steering committee since 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classics (ancient languages), diseases of the poor.

Connections

Married Ilse E. Eichler, December 8, 1967. Children: Markus C., Andreas B., Dominik M.

father:
Walter Christian Schirmer

mother:
Anna Berta (Kleemeyer) Schirmer

spouse:
Ilse E. Eichler

child:
Markus C. Schirmer

child:
Andreas B. Schirmer

child:
Dominik M. Schirmer