Prof Szeimies is a speaker at the SCFSA online Skin Cancer Update.

Topic: Current trends in PDT – including daylight PDT

MD PhD

Abstract:

2015-Present

Klinikum Vest, Academic Teaching Hospital of Ruhr-University, in Recklinghausen.

Rolf-Markus Szeimies is Head of the Department of Dermatology and Allergology

1997

Ph.D.

Topical photodynamic therapy in dermatology

1996-200

Department of Dermatology, Regensburg University Hospital

Senior lecturer

1989

Munich and Regensburg

M.D. 1989 and stated specialty training in detmatology

Prof Szeimies history and accolades

History:

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Prof. Dr. med. Rolf-Markus Szeimies, Germany

Rolf-Markus Szeimies is Head of the Department of Dermatology and Allergology at Klinikum Vest, Academic Teaching Hospital of Ruhr-University, in Recklinghausen.

Rolf-Markus studied medicine at the University of Munich and received his M.D. in 1989; he started his specialty training in dermatology at the Universities both in Munich and Regensburg. From 1996 to Oct 2009, he held the position as Senior Lecturer at the Department of Dermatology, Regensburg University Hospital.

His Ph.D. thesis was accepted in 1997 for his research in topical photodynamic therapy in dermatology. At present, his main research interests are in dermatooncology, the use of lasers in dermatology and aesthetic dermatology, and photobiology, especially photodynamic therapy (PDT) and UV treatment of patients with atopic eczema and psoriasis vulgaris.

Accolades:
Rolf-Markus Szeimies published more than 250 articles in peer reviewed journals and over 40 chapters in books. He is member of national and international guideline committees for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer and PDT.

Rolf-Markus is currently Vice-President of the European and International Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology.