Frank Louwen

Frank Louwen is a candidate for the position of FIGO President Elect 2023-2025.

Biography

Work Address:

Full Professor and Head,

Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt Goethe-Universität

Theodor-Stern-Kai 7

60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Education

1983-1989: Medical School, University of Münster, Germany, thesis: Diagnosekriterien und Prognosefaktoren des HELLP-Syndroms, Grade: summa cum laude (excellent)

Academic Career

1989-1994: Residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical School, University of Münster, Germany

1994: Board certification: Gynecology and Obstetrics

1994-1996: Fellowship in Special Obstetrics and Perinatology, University of Münster, Germany

1996:Board Certification: Special Obstetrics and Perinatology

1996-2002: Attending Physician and head, Division of Obstetrics, Prenatal Medicine and Reproductive Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical School, University of Münster, Germany

1998-2002: Deputy Director, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical School, University of Münster, Germany

Since 2002: Full Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Chief, Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical School, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Academic Functions (selection)

1985-1998: Member of the Faculty Council of the Medical School, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

1987-1995: Member of the Senate, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Academic Senator)

since 2005: Funding member, Clinical Ethics Committee, Medical School, Goethe University, Frankfurt

since 2012: Member of the Scientific Committee, Medical School, Goethe University, Frankfurt

Awards (selection)

2011: Honorary Doctorate (Dr. h.c.) of the Russian Academy of Sciences

2018: International Board Member of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Ukraine

2019: Fellow (ad eundem) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FRCOG)

2021: Active Fellow of the American Gyncological and Obstetrical Society (FAGOS)

2022: (hon) Member of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Ukraine (MAOGU)

2022: (hon) Member of the Israeli Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (MISOG)

2023: Honorary Fellow of the Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FICOG)

2023: Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Society Functions (selection)

2010-2022: Executive Committee member Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe DGGG (German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics)

2021: President elect: European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG)

2015-2021: FIGO Council Member: International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics FIGO

2018-2021: Chairman Scientific Program Committee – FIGO World Congress

2021-2023: FIGO ECAC Adviser and FIGO COC Member

Member board quality management of the government of the Federal Republic of Germany since 2016

President of the German Foundation for Women's Health since 2017

Chairman of Profamilia Hessen (IPPF) since 2004