Ronald Schlemper, MD, PhD
International Clinic Tojinmachi
1-4-6 Jigyo, Chuo-ku
Fukuoka-shi 810-0064

Japan
Tel: 092-717-1000
FAX: 092-717-1100

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Cover of Dr. Schlemper's PhD thesis
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Date & place of birth:
26 January 1961, Oegstgeest, The Netherlands

Academic history:
Graduated in Medicine, University of Leiden, 1986
Ph.D. in Medicine, University of Leiden, 1995

Qualifications:
Licensed as Specialist in Internal Medicine,
      The Netherlands, 1995
Passed Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1, 1997
Passed Japanese National Examination for Medical
      Practitioners, 1998
Licensed as Physician in Japan, 1998

Professional history:
University Hospital Leiden, Westeinde Hospital, 1986-1995
      Specialized training in General Internal Medicine,
      Gastroenterology, Respiratory Diseases, Cardiology,
      Endocrinology, Oncology, and Infectious Diseases
Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Yokohama, 1995-1997
      Specialized training in endoscopic techniques
      Gastrointestinal cancer research
Fukuoka University School of Medicine, 1997-2002
      Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Medicine
Fukuoka Medical Clinic, 2002-2004
      Medical Director and Chief Physician
International Clinic Tojinmachi, 2004-
      Medical Director and Chief Physician

Publications:
Medical journals including The Lancet, Nature Genetics,
      Gut, and Archives of Internal Medicine, among others

Awards:
Hippocrates Prize (epidemiologic study of symptomatology
      in Dutch and Japanese people), The Netherlands, 1987
World Congress of Gastroenterology Prize (international
      comparative study of cancer diagnosis), Austria, 1998
Shirakabe Prize (radiographic study of colitis), Japan, 2001
Shirakabe Prize (diagnostic study of colitis), Japan, 2004
First place European Go Championship, 1982, 1985, 1986
Shared first place World Amateur Go Championship, 1991

Professional memberships
American Gastroenterological Association
Japanese Society of Gastroenterology
Japanese Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Netherlands Association of Gastroenterology
Netherlands Association of Internal Medicine
European Society of Endocrinology
European Association for the Study of Diabetes
European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology





Dr. Schlemper chairing
meeting about early
GI cancer terminology,
Vienna,1998