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Physician

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

  • Other Work

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

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.

Interests

  • Other 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

child:
Franz Brugger

child:
Johanna Brugger