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Pharmacy educator

Peter Paul Speiser, Swiss pharmacy educator. Recipient Scheele Medal and Award, University Stockholm, 1979, Van Os Medal and Award, University Groningen, Holland, 1987, Hø Madsen Medal and award Federation Pharmacy FIP, Den Haag, Holland, 1989, Founders award Controller Relations Society, Deerfield, Illinois, 1990.


Speiser, Peter Paul was born on April 26, 1921 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Paul and Gaby (Pitot) Speiser.


Swiss Federal Diploma of Pharmacy, University Basel, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, University Basel, 1948. DPharm. (honorary), University Leuven, Belgium, 1982.

DMs (honorary), University Louvain-la-Neuve, Brussels, 1983. DMs (honorary), University Paris-South, 1991.


Teaching assistant University Basel, 1946-1950, field researcher medical plants in central Africa, 1950-1951. Assistant research manager Chemical Industries Basel Pharmaceutical Ltd., Basel, 1952-1960. Professor pharmacy Swiss Federal University of Technology, Zürich, 1961-1989, consultant in pharmaceutics, since 1990, dean faculty pharmacy, 1968-1972, 80-82.

Visiting professor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1967, Victorian College Pharmacy, Melbourne, Australia, 1972. Visiting lecturer Association of Faculties of Pharmacy, Canada, 1975.


Lieutenant colonel Swiss Army. Member Australian-New Zealand Association Advancement of Science (president 1975), International Federation Pharmacy (president science board 1980-1988), Swiss Pharmaceutical Society, Hungarian Pharmaceutical Society, German Pharmaceutical Society (correspondent), Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences (honorary), Pharmaceutical Society Egypt (honorary).


Married Isabel Kuhn, August 17, 1947. Children: Andreas, Caroline.

Paul Speiser

Gaby (Pitot) Speiser

Isabel Kuhn

Andreas Speiser

Caroline Speiser