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Gastroenterologist , medicine educator

Rudolf Werner Ammann, Swiss gastroenterologist, retired medicine educator. With Swiss Army, 1969-1991. Member Swiss Society Gastroenterology (president 1974-1976), Bockus International Society Gastroenterology (president 1979-1981), European Pancreatic Club (president 1978-1979), Ungarian Gastroenterology Society (honorary), German Gastroenterology Society.

Background

Ammann, Rudolf Werner was born on April 23, 1926 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of Werner and Gertrude (Von der Muehll) Ammann.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Zurich, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, University Zurich, 1967.

Career

Resident in pathology University Zurich, 1952-1954, resident in internal medicine, 1954-1956, associate professor, 1974-1988, professor, 1988-1994, honorary professor, since 1994, dean Medical Faculty, 1988-1990. Research fellow Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, 1956-1958. Resident Department Medicine, Zurich, 1960-1961.

Lecturer Medical Polytechnic, 1962-1968, interim director, 1969-1971. Head gastrointestinal unit University Hospital, 1974-1994. Interim head life science department Paul Scherer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland, since 1996.

Membership

With Swiss Army, 1969-1991. Member Swiss Society Gastroenterology (president 1974-1976), Bockus International Society Gastroenterology (president 1979-1981), European Pancreatic Club (president 1978-1979), Ungarian Gastroenterology Society (honorary), German Gastroenterology Society.

Connections

Married Mariann Von Muralt, October 18, 1959. Children: Therese, Robert.

father:
Werner Von

mother:
Gertrude (Von

spouse:
Mariann Von Muralt

children:
Therese Ammann

Robert Ammann