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Prof. dr. R. M. Pijnappel (Hoogleraar Mammaradiologie UMC Utrecht)
Prof. dr. Ruud Pijnappel is a breast radiologist practicing at the Department of Radiology at the University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands and at the Dutch Expert Centre for Screening, LRCB, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
He received his medical training at the University of Amsterdam. His special interest in Breast imaging and intervention was developed during a fellowship at University of Utrecht where he received his Ph. D in 2002 on the subject of ‘The diagnosis of non-palpable breast lesions’.
Since 1996 Prof. dr. Pijnappel main clinical and research interests include breast imaging and (image-guided) intervention. Working with and teaching residents and fellow’s in a multidisciplinary breast assessment setting serves his particular interests.
He is a very well known speaker having given numerous lectures at international level.
He is treasurer and board member of several national and international workgroups engaged in research into the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.