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Surgeon

Urban Thomas Laffer, Swiss surgeon. Major Swiss Army, 1985. Member Swiss Surgical Society, German Surgical Society, Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (board directors since 1990, vice president since 1994).

Background

Laffer, Urban Thomas was born on April 22, 1946 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Ernst and Elisabeth (Jecker) Laffer.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Basel, 1974.

Career

Research fellow, University of Chicago, 1977-1978; fellow in surgery, U. Basel, 1975-1977, 79-83; resident in surgery, U. Basel, 1983-1994; assistant professor, U. Basel, 1993; chairman surgical clinic, Regional Spital, Biel, Switzerland, since 1995.

Membership

Major Swiss Army, 1985. Member Swiss Surgical Society, German Surgical Society, Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (board directors since 1990, vice president since 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: water sports, archery, organization.

Connections

Married Esther Margret Jeker, June 21, 1975. Children: Aline, Nicole, Maria.

father:
Ernst Laffer

mother:
Elisabeth (Jecker) Laffer

spouse:
Esther Margret Jeker

child:
Maria Laffer

child:
Aline Laffer

child:
Nicole Laffer