Dr. Schroder

Dr. Fritz H. Schröder

Professor of Urology
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
International Co-ordinator of the European Randomized Study
of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC)

Topic: "Screening for Prostate Cancer - How to Advise in a Situation of Uncertainty?"

DATE: December 1, 2012
LECTURE: 9:00-10:15 am
RSVP: Please register via the event website: CPDR Schröder
by Friday, November 16, 2012

Uniformed Services University
Building B, Sanford Auditorium
4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD
*Venue location tentative based on response
*Please access post via the Metro Gate on Wisconsin Ave.

Doctor Fritz H. Schröder studied Medicine in Hamburg, Marburg, and at the University of Saarbrücken. He completed his Urological training in Hamburg/Saar and at the University of California in Los Angeles in 1971. From 1969 through 1970, he completed a research fellowship at the Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego. His PhD thesis (Habilitation) was completed in 1972, and was titled, "Endocrinological and Morphological Studies of Prostatic Tumors in vitro." From 1972 through 1976, Dr. Schröder was Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Würzburg. From 1977 through 2002, Dr. Schröder chaired the Department of Urology, Erasmus University and Academic Hospital Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Professor Schröder serves as the international coordinator of the European Randomized study of Screening for Prostate Cancer.

Professor Schröder is author and co-author of more than 650 peer-reviewed publications, 197 book chapters, and is the editor of 21 monographs. He is the recipient of numerous research grants in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, and throughout Europe. His research activities concentrate on clinical and experimental aspects of urologic oncology.