Willem I. van der Meijden
Willem I. van der Meijden was born in 1949. In 1975-1977, he worked as an Assistant Physician in the departments of OB & GYN and general surgery, St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis, Arnhem, The Netherlands. In 1983-1992, he was a Staff member at the Department of Dermatology & Venereology at University Hospital Rotterdam "Dijkzigt." Since 2009, he has been a Staff member at the Department of Dermatology, Havenziekenhuis, Rotterdam. He has been (co-)author of approximately 80 international publications, primarily dealing with sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal infections, and anogenital dermatology. In 1987, he completed a doctoral thesis on "bacterial vaginosis." He has been (co-)editor of 2 books on "female health" (in Dutch) and has edited a book on "vulvar pathology" (2007, in Dutch), together with Dr. Bram ter Harmsel, gynaecologist. He is chairing a working group that is preparing Dutch guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment, and followup of lichen sclerosus and lichen planus.
Biography Updated on 3 April 2011