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educator , Physician

Philippe Jaeger, Swiss physician, educator. Diplomate Swiss Board Internal Medicine. Recipient prize Swiss Society Urology, 1985.

Background

Jaeger, Philippe was born on September 10, 1949 in Fribourg, Switzerland. Son of Louis and Jacqueline (Bunge) Jaeger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, College St. Michel, Fribourg, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1975.

Career

Research fellow in renal physiology Yale University, New Haven, 1976-1977, resident in nephrology, 1982-1983. Research fellow in hypertension University Lausanne, 1975-1976, resident in internal medicine, 1978-1980, chief resident, 1980-1982, adjunct physician department medicine, 1983-1988. Physician-in-chief University Berne, Switzerland, since 1988.

Instructor medicine University Hospital, Lausanne, 1984, assistant professor nephrology, 1985. Professor medicine, director Policlinic of Medicine, University Hospital, Berne, 1988. Honorary president International Congress on Renal Stone Analysis, Bordeaux, France, 1993.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Swiss Board Internal Medicine.

Membership

Served to captain Swiss Medical Society. Fellow American College of Physicians (honorary). Member European Association Internal Medicine (president-elect 1994-1996), European Federation Internal Medicine (president since 1998), Swiss Society Internal Medicine (president 1995-1998), French Society Nephrology (vice president 1995-1997, president 1997-1999), Swiss Society Nephrology (council member 1991-1999), Swiss Association Against Osteoporosis (council member since 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, tennis, bicycling, piano.

Connections

Married Nicole Baechtold, October 2, 1982. 1 child, Hélène.

father:
Louis Jaeger

mother:
Jacqueline (Bunge) Jaeger

spouse:
Nicole Baechtold

child:
Hélène Jaeger