Prof. Hermann PG Schneider, MD, PhD (DE)

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Profession:
1971 Board certified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
1980 – 1994 Subspecialist of Gynecological Surgery, Perinatology & Obstetrics, Reproductive Endocrinology
1984 – 1985 Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Muenster
1994 – 2000 Director Midwifery School, University of Muenster

Education:
1961 Doctor of Medicine, University of Kiel
1971 Ph.D. thesis, Private Docent, Obstetrics & Gynecology , University of Ulm
1973 Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ulm
1975 Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Muenster

Employed by: University of Muenster , Westphalia
1975 – 2000 Clinical Director, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,
1987 – 2000 Chairman , Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
1980 – 1988 Founder and Advisor
Clinical Research Unit of Reproductive Medicine, German Max-Planck-Society
1986 – 2000 Board Member Institute of
Reproductive Medicine (Director: Prof. Eberhard Nieschlag) at the Center of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine (Head: Prof. Hermann P.G. Schneider)

Professional Training:
1963 – 1967 Resident Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Kiel
1967 – 1969 Research Fellow of the German
Research Foundation at the Department of Physiology, University of Texas, South Western Medical School, Dallas (Chairman: Prof. S. M. McCann)
1969 – 1970 Research Associate of the Ford Foundation at the Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Prof. Rees Midgley)
1970 – 1975 Endocrine Research Program No. 87 of the German Research Foundation at the University of Ulm , Section Head and Assistant to Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Department of Ob & Gyn (Chairman: Prof. Ch. Lauritzen)

Research Focus:
Neuroendocrinology of Reproduction
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Physiology of Labour
The Dysregulated Menstrual Cycle
Female Osteoporosis
Climacteric and Quality of Life
Hormones and Reproductive Cancer

Honours and Awards:
1970 Schoeller Junkmann Award of the German Society of Endocrinology
1994 Honorary Member Russian Society of Gynecological Oncology
1996 J. E. Purkyne Medal of the Societas Medicinae Bohemica
1999 Honorary Doctor of Medicine, Russian Academy of Medicine
1999 Honorary Professor at the University of St. Petersburg
1980 – 2008 Honorary Member Hungarian Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Honorary Member of the Romanian Menopause Society
Honorary Member of the Polish Menopause and Andropause Society
Honorary Member of the Colombian Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Honorary Member of the North-Rhine Guestphalian Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Honorary Member of the International Menopause Society
2008 Bayer-Schering „Hermann Schneider Prize of Breast Health“ established for the International Menopause Society
2011 Fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Memberships:
1978 – 1981 Founder and Executive Board Member, International Menopause Society
1992-present Member of multiple International Advisory Boards of Obstetrics & Gynecology
1993 – 1999 Executive Board European Menopause Society and European Menopause and Andropause Society
1995 – 1998 President German Menopause Society
1996 – 1999 Chairman Council of Affiliated Menopause Societies of the International Menopause Society
1997 – 2007 Member FIGO Expert Panel on Menopause
1998 – 2001 President North-Rhine-Westphalian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1999 – 2002 Executive Committee International Menopause Society
2002 Chairman 10th World Congress on the Menopause, Berlin, Germany
2002 – 2005 President of the International Menopause Society
2002 – 2006 President of the German- Russian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2005 – 2008 Chairman Council of Past Presidents, International Menopause Society

Editorial Functions:
1988 – 1989 Editor „Gynäkologische Rundschau“
1991 – 1994 Editor „Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie“
1994 – 2004 Editor-in-Chief „Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie“
1988 – 2009 Member of various Editorial Boards:
Gynecological Endocrinology
European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Osteoporosis
Maturitas
Menopause Review
Practical Cases on Menopause
Climacteric
Women and Cancer
Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie

Congress Organisation:
2002 World Menopause Congress, Berlin
1988 –2006 International Congresses of Obstetrics and Gynecology in St. Petersburg, Berlin, Moscow, Hamburg
1978 – 2000 Regional Congresses of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Duesseldorf and Muenster (multiple)
2003 4th Workshop International Menopause Society, Vienna
2012 International Congress on Fetal Origin ofAdult Disease, Frankfurt