ICIS PeopleProf. Dr. med Stefan Diederich (Past Honorary Secretary )
Stefan Diederich studied medicine at the Universities of Münster and Heidelberg, Germany and qualified in 1987. After training as a pathologist at Bochum University he started his residency in radiology in 1990 at Münster University, Germany and Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK. He obtained his MD for a thesis on imaging of the salivary glands and his PhD for a thesis on spiral CT in pulmonary nodules.
After his board certification he was appointed staff radiologist at Münster University Hospital and later became deputy director of the department. In 2002 he was appointed chairman of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at Marien Hospital Düsseldorf, Germany.
Prof. Diederich's scientific interest is oncologic imaging, particularly in the chest. He is council member of the European Society of Thoracic Imaging (ESTI), board member of the German Röntgen Society, member of the board of directors of the Academy of Training and Continuing Medical Education in Radiology in Germany, board member of the working group chest of the German Röntgen Society, and past president of the Northrhine-Westfalian Society of Radiology. He is member of the editorial board of three scientific journals and reviewer for nine further journals. He is Deputy Editor of European Radiology and Cancer Imaging.
He has authored and co-authored more than 110 scientific publications, 11 book chapters and given more than 300 scientific presentations and lectures in Germany, Europe and North America.