Professor, Head of Division Neonatology/Pediatric Intensive Care, University Medical Center Freiburg, GERMANY

Roland Hentschel is a neonatologist, pediatric intensive care specialist and pediatric pulmonologist. He works as a clinical researcher and Professor of Pediatrics at University of Freiburg, Germany. His special interest is in lung function measurement, ventilation, and malformations and diseases of the lung of newborns and preterm infants. Part of this scientific work was supported by the German Research Council (DFG).

He studied medicine in Duesseldorf and Muenster, Germany. He was a research fellow at the Institute of Immunology at University of Muenster. Later he was resident at a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, before he was trained in Pediatrics and Neonatology at University Hospital Muenster. From 1988 till 1996 he was consultant and Deputy head at the Division of Neonatology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Children’s Hospital Muenster.
Since 1996 he is Head of the Division of Neonatology and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of General Pediatrics, Medical Center, University of Freiburg. 
In 2003 he was appointed as “Privatdozent” (university lecturer) for Neonatology and Pediatrics, in 2012 he received an appointment as Professor of Pediatrics at University of Freiburg. In 2013 he was president of the annual tri-national congress of the German-speaking countries on Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine (GNPI).
Dr. Hentschel is accredited as specialist in Pediatrics, Neonatology, Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, and Pediatric Pulmonology in the respective scientific societies in Germany. He is member of the German Society for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ), the Society for Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care (GNPI), the Society for Pediatric Pulmonology (GPP), the European Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR), the European Society for Neonatology (ESN), and the DIVI (German Interdisciplinary Society for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine). He is a member of the editorial board of 5 international scientific journals in the field of Perinatology and Pediatrics. 

More than 70 peer reviewed scientific articles of Dr. Hentschel are indexed in PubMed. He is a frequent speaker on national and international conferences.