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Ulrich Joseph Grueninger, Swiss physician, public health official, consultant, researcher. Recipient Postdoctoral Training grant Swiss National Research Foundation, 1984-1986, Training grant National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 1984-1986, Research Career Development award Swiss National Research Foundation, 1987-1991.


Grueninger, Ulrich Joseph was born on April 2, 1950 in Berneck, St. Gallen, Switzerland. Son of Ulrich Louis and Paulina Amantia (Broder) Grueninger.


Bachelor of Science, Kantonsschule, St. Gallen, 1969. Diploma in Medicine, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, University Bern, Switzerland, 1978.


Intern, resident medical outpatient department University Bern, 1979-1984. Postdoctoral fellow department behavioral science Johns Hopkins School Public Health, Baltimore, 1984-1986. Chief resident clinical prevention unit University Bern, 1986-1991.

Head Central Office Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Swiss Federal Office Public Health, Bern, 1991-1992, unit chief evaluation, research and education, 1992-1996, unit chief medical research and education, 1996-1998, unit chief health strategies, since 1998. Consultant Swiss League Against High Blood Pressure, Geneva, 1988-1990, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1992, World Health Organization, Copenhagen, 1992, World Hypertension League, Geneva, 1990-1994, United States National Cholesterol Education Program, Bethesda, Maryland, 1984-1986.


Member Swiss Medical Association (certified in internal medicine), American Academy Physician and Patient (charter), American Society General Internal Medicine, Swiss Society Internal Medicine, European Society Internal Medicine, Swiss Society Prevention and Public Health.


  • Other Interests

    Pottery, writing.


Married Eleonora Agnes Haenisch, September 8, 1979.

Ulrich Louis Grueninger

Paulina Amantia (Broder) Grueninger

Eleonora Agnes Haenisch