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Mario Giovanni Spirgi

Mario Giovanni Spirgi, Swiss dentist, educator. Recipient E. Metral prize University Geneva, 1962, R. Jaccard prize International Research Association Periodontology, 1966, Campione d'Italia prize, 1976.


  • Spirgi, Mario Giovanni was born on June 15, 1918 in Lugano, Switzerland. Son of Ervin and Mercedes (Fortini) Spirgi.

  • Education

    • Diploma Medical Dentist, University Geneva, 1952, Doctor of Medical Dentistry, 1960. Doctor honorary, University Bordeaux (France), 1975, University Toulouse (France), 1980.


    • Professor dental medicine section Medicine Faculty, University Geneva, 1970-1973, ordinary professor, 1973-1983, honorary professor, since 1983, chief complete dentures and occlusion division, 1970-1983, dean section, 1978-1982, director University Policlinic, 1968-1983.


    • Contributor numerous articles in field to professional journals.


    Member International College Dentists (life), Pierre Fauchard Academy (life), Academy Dental Surgery (Paris). Member Medical Sciences Academy Barcelona (Spain), Hellenic Society Stomatology, Spanish Society Periodontology, French Society Occlusion.


    • Married Suzanne Fialletout, July 9, 1959. Children– Fabio, Sandra.
    • father: Ervin Spirgi
    • mother: Mercedes (Fortini) Spirgi
    • spouse: Suzanne Fialletout
    • children: Fabio Spirgi
    • Sandra Spirgi
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    Born June 15, 1918