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educator , Endocrinologist , physician

Michel Bernard Vallotton, Swiss physician, endocrinologist, educator. Certified specialist in endocrinology. Sandoz Foundation fellow, 1966-1967, National Institutes of Health fellow, 1966-1967.

Background

Vallotton, Michel Bernard was born on March 4, 1933 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Son of Maxime and Jeanne-Marie (Estoppey) Vallotton.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lausanne, 1961.

Career

Intern, resident University Hospital, Geneva-Zurich, Switzerland, 1958-1962. Research fellow Institute of Biochemistry, Zurich, 1962-1966. Clinical research fellow Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1964-1967.

Chief Laboratory for Clinical Investigation and division endocrinology University Hospital, Geneva, 1968-1998, assistant professor, 1972-1974, professor, since 1974, honorary professor medicine, since 1998. Consultant endocrinology University Hospital, Geneva, 1970-1998, acting chief division endocrinology and diabetes, 1994-1998. Consultant Foundation Carlos et Elsie de Reuter pour la Rechercher Médicale, since 1981, Foundation Professor Doctor Medical Max Cloëtta, 1998-2008.

Achievements

  • Certified specialist in endocrinology.

Membership

Vice president Foundation Félix Vallotton, since 1998. Fellow Royal College Physicians. Member American Endocrine Society, Royal Academy Medicine Belgium, Medical Society Geneva, Swiss Society Biochemistry (Friedrich-Miescher prize 1972), Swiss Society Endocrinology (president 1973-1975), Swiss Association against Arterial Hypertension (president 1989-1990), Swiss Academy Medical Sciences (president central ethics committee 1998-2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature and bibliophily, art galleries.

Connections

Married Marie-Claude Delachaux. Children: Olivier, Nicolas, Dominique.

father:
Maxime Vallotton

mother:
Jeanne-Marie (Estoppey) Vallotton

spouse:
Marie-Claude Delachaux

children:
Olivier Vallotton

Nicolas Vallotton

Dominique Vallotton