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Health facility administrator , consultant

Barbara Hochstrasser, Swiss Health facility administrator, consultant. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry, American Board Neurology; certified specialist psychiatry and psychotherapy, Switzerland.


Hochstrasser, Barbara was born on March 21, 1954 in Bern, Switzerland. Daughter of Giselher Paul and Doris Martha (Angst) Hochstrasser.


Doctor of Medicine, University Bern, 1979. Dr.Med.Sci, University Bern, 1980. Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 1983.


Resident Institute Sozial- und Präventivmedizin der Medical Fakultät, Bern, Switzerland, 1980-1981, Chirurgische Klinik des Bürgerspitals, Solothurn, 1981-1982. Resident in psychiatry Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1984-1987, clinical fellow psychiatry, 1988-1989, clinical associate department psychiatry, 1989-1990. Intern in internal medicine Mount Auburn Hospital, 1987-1988.

Assistant director pain rehabilitation programs Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 1989-1990. Senior attending research department University Psychiatric Hospital, Zürich, 1990-1996. Psychiatrist in chief Privatklinic Meiringen, Switzerland, since 1996.

Instructor psychiatry Harvard University, Boston, 1989—1990, University Zurich Facility, 1990—1996. Lecturer psychiatric epidemiology University Fribourg, Switzerland, 2002—2005. Member committee control Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome research Swiss National Science Foundation, 1997—2003.

Member executive board Swiss National Board Quality Management & Information, 2005—2009. Lecturer psychopathology Zuicher Huchschule fur Angewactte Wissenchaflec, 2009.


  • Diplomate American Board Psychiatry, American Board Neurology. Certified specialist psychiatry and psychotherapy, Switzerland.


Member Swiss Society Biological Psychiatry (secretary since 1996), Swiss Society Psychiatric Epidemiology (committee member since 1993), Swiss Medical Association, Swiss Society Psychiatry, International Association Quality of Life Research, American Psychiatric Association, Massachusetts Psychiatric Association, International Association for Study of Pain.


Giselher Paul Hochstrasser

Doris Martha (Angst) Hochstrasser