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physician , researcher

Peter Heusser, Swiss physician, researcher. Achievements include research in epistemic and natural scientific foundation of anthroposophical medicine, interdisciplinary colloquia between medicine and philosophy, evaluation criteria for and clinical research in complementary medicine. Grantee, Swiss National Foundation, 1993-1998, Society for Cancer Research, since 1998.

Background

Heusser, Peter was born on August 29, 1950 in Brienz, Switzerland. Son of Hans R. Heusser and Susanne Heusser-Vogel.

Education

Masters, Gymnasium, Switzerland, 1969. Medical diploma, University of Berne, Switzerland, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland, 1983.

Career

Resident in internal medicine Ita Wegman Clinical, Arlesheim, Switzerland, 1977—1978. Resident in surgery Kliniks Seeschau, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, 1979—1980. Resident in pediatrics Kantonsspital, Munsterlingen, Switzerland, 1980—1981.

Resident in surgery Kliniks Seeschau, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, 1981—1982. Resident in oncology Lukas Klinik, Arlesheim, Switzerland, since 1982. Science associate Goetheanum, Donach, Switzerland, since 1990.

Professor for anthroposophic medicine University of Berne, Switzerland, since 1995. Expert in complementary medicine Swiss Federal Government, Berne, Switzerland, since 1996, Swiss Ministry Social and Health Insurance, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in epistemic and natural scientific foundation of anthroposophical medicine, interdisciplinary colloquia between medicine and philosophy, evaluation criteria for and clinical research in complementary medicine.

Membership

Co-chairman National Research Project (quality of life, cancer patients), 1993—1998. Steering board member National Evaluation The Communications Advertising and Marketing, since 1998. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Swiss Society Public Health, Association Medical Education Europe, Swiss Association History Medicine, New York Academy of Sciences, Medical Section Goetheanum (research council since 1990), Swiss Anthroposophic Medical Association (executive board 1982-1990), Swiss Doctors Federation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature, philosophy, classical music, literature, painting.

Connections

Married Ursula Schäfer Heusser, July 27, 1984.

father:
Hans R. Heusser

mother:
Susanne Heusser-Vogel

spouse:
Ursula Schäfer Heusser