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Hermann Brugger

Hermann Brugger, Italian physician. Recipient Eduard Wallnöfer prize Tyrolean Industry, 1992, Georg Grabner prize University Vienna, 1995, Medal of Merit, Government Tyrol, 1994. Member of International Commission Alpine Emergency Medicine, International Society Mountain Medicine, International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (president 2001, 2001), Italian Society Mountain Medicine, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Brugger, Hermann was born on December 30, 1951 in Brunico, Bolzano, Italy. Son of Alfons and Elisabeth (Walter) Brugger.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Vienna, Austria, 1978.

    Career

    • Medical assistant Hospital Sisters of Charity, Linz, Austria, 1979-1983. General practitioner National Health Service, Brunico, Italy, since 1984. Emergency physician National Red Cross, Brunico, since 1984.

      Mountain rescue physician Mountain Rescue Organization, Brunico, since 1984. Consultant Association Mountain Guides, Bolzano, since 1984, University Padua, since 1995. Assistant professor Innsbruck Medical University, 2005.

    Works

    • Associate editor Journal High Altitude Medicine and Biology. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of International Commission Alpine Emergency Medicine, International Society Mountain Medicine, International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (president 2001, 2001), Italian Society Mountain Medicine, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, downhill skiing, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Elfriede Gangl, April 29, 1978. Children: Franz, Johanna.
    • father: Alfons Brugger
    • mother: Elisabeth (Walter) Brugger
    • spouse: Elfriede Gangl
    • children: Franz Brugger
    • Johanna Brugger
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    Born December 30, 1951
    (age 65)
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    • 1978
      University Vienna
    • 1979 - 1983
      Medical assistant, Hospital Sisters of Charity
      Linz, Oberosterreich, Austria
    • 1984
      general practitioner, National Health Service
      Brunico, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy