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Prof. Dr. Stan Monstrey

Preplastic Surgery Training:
. Medical Studies in Gent. Graduated in 1980 (Magna cum Laude).
. Residency in General Surgery (1981-1984) at the University Hospital in
Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Plastic Surgery Training:
. Residency in Plastic Surgery (1984-1988) at the University Hospital in Gent
(Prof. Dr. G. Matton).
. Doctor's Degree (Ph.D.), University of Nijmegen, 1988.
. Qualified in Plastic Surgery 1988.
. Research Fellowship (1989-1990) at the University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
. Clinical Fellowship (1990-1991) in Micro and Hand Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

Hospital and Academic Positions:
. Consulting Plastic Surgeon (1988-1989) at the Academic Hospital of the Free University in Brussels.
. Attending Plastic Surgeon (1988-1989), Assistant Professor (1991-1993) and Associate Professor (1993) at the University Hospital in Gent.
. Professor and Chairman (1995) of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive
¬Surgery at the University Hospital in Gent.
. Appointed as Full Professor at the University of Gent, Faculty of Medecine, October 1, 2002.

Thesis for a Doctor's Degree (equivalent of Ph.D.)
at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universi¬ty of Nijmegen, The Nether¬lands
The Doctor's Degree was obtained on March 1, 1988 after a public presentation in the Aula of the Catholic University in Nijmegen.

Belgian Hand Group
Commission on Pressure Sores
European Burn Association (EBA)
International Society of Burn Injuries (ISBI)
European Wound Healing Society
Plastic Surgery Research Council
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Belgian Association for Cancer Research (ABEC/BVSK)
Royal Belgian Surgical Society
Member Medical Council UZGent (01.01.2000-31.12.2006)
Member Royal Belgian Society for Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery (Treasurer 1997-2007- Vice President 2007-2009 - President 2009-)
Board Member Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum Belgium (CCP) - Organisator Postgraduate

President and organisor lok meetings
Member of the Dutch Board of Recognition of Plastic Surgeons in Belgium
VLIR member - Commissie Academisering Geneesheer-Specialisten
Board Memberof the BABI (Belgian Association for Burn Injuries) - President : 1998-2003
Board Member Belgische Brandwondenstichting
Member of the Scientific Committee of the Dutch Burn Association (1999-2004)
EURAPS (European Association of Plastic Surgery) - Secretary-General (2001-2007)
HBIGDA/WPATH (Harry Benjamin Gender International Gender Dysphoria Association/World Professional ) - Board Member 2001-2005 - President 2005-2007
Member of the jury of the European Board of Plastic Surgery (EBOPRAS) : European Postgraduate Teaching in Plastic Surgery

Reviewer scientific journal :
- Burns
- Acta Chirurgica Belgica
- Acta Clinica Belgica
- European Journal of Plastic Surgery
- American Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
- International Journal of Transgenderism
- The lancet
- Annals of Plastic Surgery

Promotor of 8 Doctoral theses
Member of the examination committee of 16 Doctoral theses

Honory Prizes and Awards :
1973: Honorary Prize of the School: "Primus Perpetuus"
Honorary Prize from the City of Oostende (Mathematics)
Prize "Lauréat Rotary Club 1973" (French language)
1987: Award (50,000$) from the National Fund for Scientific Research in Belgium (toge¬ther with Dr. Jean Marie Naeyaert from the Department of Dermatology)
Project: The use of cultured keratinocytes in severely burned patients.
1988: Grant from the Foundation Mathilde Horlet-Dapsens for a one year research fellows¬hip in Pittsburgh (20,000$).
1989: Fulbright-Hays Award for Research and Lecturing (6.000$).
1989: NATO Scholarship (6,000$).
1991: Basic Research Grant (5,000$) from the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (Sponsor: Neil F. Jones). Project: Transplantation of vascularized knee joints using compound FK506.
1992: Diplomate of the Collegium Chirurgicum Belgicum (C.C.P.), Brussels, June 1992.
1994: European Association of Plastic Surgeons, Geneva, Switserland:
Price for the Best Scientific Presentation (13/05/94).
1994: Joint meeting of the Belgian and the Dutch Societies of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Zwolle, The Netherlands:
Price for the Best Scientific Presentation (08/10/94).
1994: Diplomate of the European Boards of Plastic Surgery.
Brussels (14-15/11/94)
1995: Member of the Jury of the European Boards of Plastic Surgery.
Athens (5-7/11/1995)
1995: Certificate of Accreditated Plastic Surgeon (National Health System)
1995: Grant from the Lyons Club Ghent for the Burn Center of the University Hospital (amount 12.000$).
2007 : Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
London, January 24, 2007

Organizer of 19 national and international meetings and congresses

Several humanitary missions (Vietnam, Ruanda, Nigeria, Cuba..)

Initiator of 16 research projects (for a total of 1.505.000 € grant money)

Publications & Presentations:

178 peer reviewed articles, 62 abstracts,7 books, 14 book chapters, 423 presentations.