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educator , Gynecologist , obstetrician

Henry Otto Stamm, Swiss gynecologist, obstetrician, educator. Specialist in obstetrics-gynecology Federation Medicorum Helveticorum. Recipient Rudolf Jürgen medal University Hamburg, 1967; grantee for clotting research, 1954-1979.


Stamm, Henry Otto was born on September 9, 1919 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Otto and Maria (Handschin) Stamm.


Doctor of Medicine, University Basel, 1945.


Assistant Women's Hospital University Basel, 1945-1956. Chief assistant Women's Hospital University Helsinki, 1957, New York University Medical School-Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1958, Massachusetts General Hospital-Boston University, 1959. Assistant professor X-Ray Hospital-New Castle (England) University, 1960, Christie X-Ray Hospital-Manchester (England) University, 1961.

Assistant professor obstetrics-gynecology University Basel Faculty Medicine, 1962-1970, professor, since 1970. Chief medical officer department obstetrics-gynecology States Hospital, Baden, Switzerland, 1962-1984, College Ars Medici, Zürich, since 1984. Director blood clotting laboratory University Clinic, Basel, 1942-1965.

Vice president League Against Cancer, 1961-1988. Science director Swiss Office on Radioprotection, 1965-1980. Secretary Swiss Committee on Education Gynecologists, 1968-1980.

Member consultant committee on penal law Government of Switzerland, 1971-1988.


  • Specialist in obstetrics-gynecology Federation Medicorum Helveticorum.


Vice president foster children organization, since 1961, help organization for unmarried mothers, since 1961. Major South Carolina Swiss Army, 1939-1964. Member Swiss Society Gynecology (secretary general 1968-1980), College Swiss Gynecologists (secretary 1968-1980), Swiss Society Senology (board directors 1968-1979), Swiss Society Family Planning (board directors 1970-1975), Swiss Society for Rehabilitation (gynecology delegate 1973-1985), Swiss Society Phlebology (consultant board since 1961), International Organization Gestosis (former president and secretary), International Institute Nuclear Engineers (honorary).


  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding, swimming.


Married Margret Scholer. Children: Hans, Luzius, Tobias.

Otto Stamm

Maria (Handschin) Stamm

Margret Scholer

Hans Stamm

Luzius Stamm

Tobias Stamm