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  1980 - 1986 Study of medicine (MD), UNIVERSITY OF BASEL

  1989 - 1991 Studies in economics and business administration, UNIVERSITY OF
, School of Business Administration, Economics, Law and Social Sciences (MBA)

  2000 Board certification in Pharmaceutical Medicine(FMH)

  1998 - 2001 Master of Public Health (MPH), Concentration Clinical Effectiveness, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge MA, USA

  2002 Board certification in Prevention and Public Health (FMH)

  2004-11-26 Master International Business Law (LLM), Faculty of Law, UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH

  Business experience

  1986 - 1987 Resident in Anesthesiology at the KANTONSSPITAL ST. GALLEN

  1987 - 1992 HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE Ltd. in Basel Responsible for marketing and development of cardiovascular products and head of department of health economics

  1992 - 1993 Management consultant with ARTHUR D. LITTLE
INTERNATIONAL INC. in Munich; responsible for consulting projects in strategic management, health economics and organisational development

  Since 11 / 1993 Clinical economist, department of internal medicine, LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITY Munich and head of the MEDICAL ECONOMICS RESEARCH GROUP, Munich

Lecturer in clinical economics, UNIVERSITY OF BAYREUTH, Faculty for law and economics.

  Since 4 / 1996 Professor for pharmacology and pharmacoecono- mics, Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, UNIVERSITY of MILAN and Head of Research of the Center for Pharmacoeconomics

  11 / 1998 - 6 / 2001 Head of the Department of Medical Economics,

  7 / 2001 - 7 / 2003 Chief Medical Officer and Board Member,
, Zurich, Switzerland

  11 / 2001 - 7 / 2003 Chief Operating Officer of clinics Hirslanden and Im Park, Zurich

  Since 7 / 2003 Head Medical Economics, Institute of Social- and Preventive Medicine, UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH

  Since 7 / 2003 Co-Chairman, European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine, UNIVERSITY OF BASEL

  Member of Editorial Board - Pharmacoeconomics
- MMW Fortschritte der Medizin
- Die Medizinische Klinik
- Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes News
- Pharmacological Research
- Fundamental and Clinical Pharmacology
- Vaccines, Children and Practice Journal
- Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy
- Chirurgische Allgemeine
- Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy

  Scientific societies Swiss Medical Association
Swiss Society of Cardiology
Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (Board member)
European Scientific Working Group on Influenza
Swiss Society for Osteoporosis (Board member)
German Society of Internal Medicine

  Scientific activities

Author of more than 200 publications, books and book chapters

  Other appointments Member of Ethics Committee, University of Zurich, for research projects in special disciplines

Member of hospital board (Spitalrat) Kantonsspital Altdorf, Uri

President of the Swiss Foundation for the Early Detection
of Lung Cancer