Dr. J. Schnog is head of the Department of Oncology of Curaçao Biomedical & Health Research Institute
John-John Schnog started his medical studies at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Groningen in 1999. He specialized in Internal Medicine at the Academic Medical Center and Slotervaart Hospital, Amsterdam The Netherlands, completed his training as a medical oncologist at the Departments of Medical Oncology in the Academic Medical Center and the Netherlands Cancer Institute. He specialized in Hematology at the Department of Hematology in the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Prior to starting his internships he started participating in fundamental and clinical research mainly on sickle cell disease. He defended his thesis titled ‘Studies on the pathophysiology, disease severity assessment and management of sickle cell disease’ cum laude at the University of Groningen in 2004. He is practicing medicine since 2009 at the Department of Hematology/Medical Oncology of the Sint Elisabeth Hospital in Curaçao and is currently head of the department.
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