Science et Cité Foundation
1974, MD; 1982, Pathologist; 1984, Licence in Law. 1992, Prof. of Public Health, Univ. of Bern; 1975-85, Visiting Research Associate, Harvard School of Public Health; 1989-90 and 1990-91, Head of Medicine, Directorate, Univ. Hospital of Bern; 1991-2009, Secretary of Health and Director-General, Swiss Federal Office of Public Health; 1991-2009, Head, Swiss Delegation, World Health Assembly, WHO Regional Cttee for Europe meetings and Governing Council, Int'l Agency for Research on Cancer; 1991-93, Deputy Chairman, 40th and 43rd meetings, Regional Cttee for Europe; 1993-94, Chairman, Standing Cttee, Regional Cttee; 2000, Chairman, Expert Cttee on Tobacco Industry Documents, WHO; 2000-02, Member, Exec. Board, WHO; 2002-03, President, Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Working Group to Review Working Methods of the WHO Exec. Board; 2010, Fellow, Advanced Leadership Initiative, Harvard; since 2010, Chairman, Science et Cité Foundation and Board Member, Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences; since 2010, Global Head, Global Patient Safety Forum; since 2012, Chairman, Swiss Blood Transfusion CRS.