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Pediatrician

Volker Hesse, German Pediatrician. Silbert scholar University of California at Los Angeles, 1984. Member European Society Pediatric Endocrinology (president 1990-1991), Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, European Society for Pediatric Research, New York Academy Sciences, North German Pediatric Society (president 1996-1997).

Background

Hesse, Volker was born on August 18, 1942 in Röbel, Müritz, Germany. Son of Werner Walter and Marianne (Groß) Hesse.

Education

Medical degree summa cum laude, Friederich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, Friederich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 1969. Dr.sc.med., Friederich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 1979.

Career

Head department pediatric endocrinology University Children's Hospital, Jena, 1979-1989. Medical director Children's Hospital Berlin-Lichtenberg, Germany, 1989-1991. Vice medical director, chairman department pediatrics Hospital Berlin-Lichtenberg, 1991—1996, head department social pediatrics, since 1992.

Head German center growth and development in childhood and adolescence, 1993. Professor pediatrics Friedrich Schiller University, 1988. Honorary professor Humboldt University, Berlin, 1989.

Chairman German unification leading pediatricians, 2000-2006. Board member German longitudional language development study.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (textbook) Endocrinology in Childhood and Adolescence, 1982. Author: Iodine and Rickets Proplylaxis 1976-1989. Goethe and Children, 2001.

      Pioneers of Modern Medicine (with C. Fleck, G. Wagner) 2004. 1990 (Finkelstein prize, Schlossman prize 1981). Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member European Society Pediatric Endocrinology (president 1990-1991), Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, European Society for Pediatric Research, New York Academy of Sciences, North German Pediatric Society (honorary, president 1996-1997), Scientific Society Berlin, Academy of Pediatrics, Adolescence Medical (council member, 2000-2006), Academy of Sciences Erfurt (founder, 2007), Society Nature & Health Berlin (founder, 2006), Unifications Luriting Drs. Germany, Berlin Goethe Society (council member).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: medical history, history of endocrinology, German classicliterature, publications on the poets Goethe and Schiller.

Connections

Married Gertraud Daniel, May 25, 1974. Children: Lydia-Kathrin, Juliana.

father:
Werner Walter Hesse

mother:
Marianne (Groß) Hesse

spouse:
Gertraud Daniel

children:
Juliana Hesse

Lydia-Kathrin Hesse