Prof. Dr. Ute Spiekerkoetter, chair of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University Children’s Hospital Freiburg, Germany
Scientific career
1986 - 1993 Medical Schools in Aachen, Goettingen and Muenster, Germany
1994 - 2001 Specialisation in Pediatrics at University Children’s Hospital in Essen, Germany and University Children’s Hospital in Duesseldorf, Germany
2001 - 2003 Postdoctoral Fellowship at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, with Arnold Strauss
2004 - 2005 Research stipend from the Nordrhein-Westfalian Academy of Sciences. Research project at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with Ronald Wanders
2005 „Venia legendi“ for Pediatrics, Habilitation
2005 - 2012 Senior Consultant at the University Children’s Hospital Duesseldorf, Germany
2008 - 2012 Full Professor for Pediatric Metabolic Diseases at University Children’s Hospital Duesseldorf and Head of the Metabolic Division  
2006 - 2008 Specialization in Endocrinology and Diabetology
since 2012 Medical Director and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University Children’s Hospital Freiburg, Germany
since 2016 Medical Director of the Department of Pediatrics at St. Josef Children`s Hospital, Freiburg, Germany