Priv. Doz. Dr. med. habil. Frank Jochum

Head of Department: PD Dr. med. habil. Frank Jochum
Certified Specialist: Head of Department for Paediatric Medicine at Waldkrankenhaus Evangelical Hospital, Spandau / Berlin

  • Higher Education, Training and Qualifications
    • 1986   
      Start of medical degree at Westfälische-Wilhelms University (WWU) in Münster.
    • 1989   
      Grant awarded by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
      Selected for a study year in Cardiff/Wales/ GB (University of Wales, College of Medicine) with DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) grant as part of integrated foreign study programme of the Westfälische-Wilhelms University, Institute of Study Affairs (Ifas/Director Prof. Habeck).
    • 1991   
      Start of doctorate
      Supervised by Prof. D. Böning, Head of Department of Sport and Occupational Physiology at the Medical University of Hanover (later: Head of Department at Institute of Sports Medicine at the Free University in Berlin).
      Title: Oxygen Transport Properties of the Blood Before and After the German Medical Research Expedition to Karakorum.   
    • 1992    
      Third stage of medical examinations. Overall mark: good.  
    • Since 1993   
      Research: main focus on clinical nutrition      
    • 4/2007   
      Title: Importance of micronutrients, speciation and bioavailability for paediatric clinical nutrition   
  • Career
    • January 1993 - August 1994   
      Trainee doctor (intern)
      Heinrich- Heine University Düsseldorf / Centre for Paediatric Medicine. General Paediatrics, Metabolism and Nutrition. (Prof. I. Lombeck (Mrs))
      PKU Selenium study: Multicentre, prospective study as part of German PKU Association study
    • From August 1994       
      Research assistant
      Continuation of clinical and academic work at the Centre for Paediatric Medicine at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. 
    • July 1994 - Sept. 1995        
      Research assistant
      General Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology (Prof. Lenard)
    • September 1995 - 1996   
      Research assistant
      Paediatric Haematology and Oncology (Prof. Dr. Göbel),  
    • 1996 - 1997   
      Research assistant
      General Paediatrics, Metabolism, Immunology/ Infectiology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition
    • 1997 - 1998       
      Research assistant
      Interdisciplinary Paediatric Intensive Medicine (Prof. Dr. Lemburg).
    • Since July 1997   
      Emergency doctor for neonates/Children’s rescue service      
      1997    Certified Specialist / sub-specialisms
      Emergency neonoate doctor 
    • 1998 -  1998   
      Research assistant
      Paediatric radiology (Prof. Dr. Kemperdick).    
    • 1998 -  1999   
      Research assistant
      Paediatric cardiology (Prof. Dr. Bourgeois)      
    • 6/1999   
      Certified Specialist / sub-specialisms
    • 1999-2001   
      Advanced training at Clinic for Neonatology (Prof. Dr. Obladen), Charité, Virchow Clinic     
    • 7/2001   
      Certified Specialist / sub-specialisms
    • 7/2001-9/2004   
      Consultant: Department of Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Medicine, Centre for Paediatric Medicine, University of Greifswald.     
    • 2002   
      Patent specification
      Patent no. 100 603 02 A1. German Patent and Trademark Office, disclosure document Federal Print Office 04.02 102 240/4101, Munich.      
    • 9/2004   
      Certified Specialist / sub-specialisms
      Paediatric Intensive Medicine     
    • 10/2004   
      Head of Department for Paediatric Medicine at Waldkrankenhaus Ev. Hospital, Spandau / Berlin      
    • Since 10/2005   
      Teacher at the Centre for Paediatric Medicine at the University of Greifswald for paediatric clinical nutrition, physiology and prevention.      
      2007    Awarded teaching licence for paediatrics  
      Awarded venia legendi by Senate of Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald.      
    • January to March 2008   
      First postgraduate training course in Paediatric Nutritional Medicine of the German Society for Paediatric  Medicine (DGKJ) from January to March 2008..           
  • Membership of Professional Associations / Honorary positions / Awards
    • Fresenius Inventor’s Prize (first prize) at Drug Inventors’ Fair: Development of a blood withdrawing needle for premature babies and neonates. Düsseldorf, 20 November 2002.
    • Young Investigators Award of the 2nd World Congress of  Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN). Paris, 6th July 2004.
    • Klinik Award 2007: Congress for Clinic Communication. Cologne, 6 November 2007.
    • North Rhine Medical Association    1989: Co-founder of interest group. 1995 Qualification for North Rhine Medical Association.
    • North Rhine Medical Association delegate
    • Member of Neonatology Expert Committee of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Medical Association from 2003-2004.
    • Examiner of the Neonatology Expert Committee of the Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Medical Association from 2003-2004.
    • Representative of the Association of Leading Child and Youth Doctors and Child Surgeons in Germany (Berlin Association) (VLKKD), since 2006.
    • Member of the Regional Health Conference in Berlin. Working Party for the Health and Safety of Children and Young People. Since 2006.
    • Expert member of Joint Federal Committee (G-BA) since 2007.
    • Expert member of German Hospital Society (DKG) since 2007.
    • Expert working on the preparation of the nutritional guidelines of the German Society of Nutritional Medicine (DGEM) and the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN).
    • "Young Family" communication network of the Federal Government –  Academic Advisory Council since 2009
  • Selection of Publications
    • Clinical Nutrition. Offizielle Zeitschrift der “European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism“ (ESPEN).      
    • Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. Offizielle Zeitschrift der “Federation of European Societies on     Trace Elements and Minerals (A.I.S.E.T.O.V., GMS, SFERETE)