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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.


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


Doctor of Medicine, University Lausanne, 1961.


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.


  • Certified specialist in endocrinology.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Literature and bibliophily, art galleries.


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

Maxime Vallotton

Jeanne-Marie (Estoppey) Vallotton

Marie-Claude Delachaux

Olivier Vallotton

Nicolas Vallotton

Dominique Vallotton