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hospital administrator , Pediatrics educator

Urs B. Schaad, Swiss pediatrics educator, hospital administrator.

Background

Schaad, Urs B. was born on June 1, 1945 in Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland. Son of Hans and Gertrud (Strehler) Schaad.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Berne (Switzerland) University, 1971. Specialist in pediatrics infectious disease, Berne (Switzerland) University, 1981. Professor pediatrics, Berne (Switzerland) University, 1983.

Career

Intern, research University Children's Hospital, Berne, 1971-1978. Research fellow pediatrics infectious disease Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1978-1980. Chief division pediatrics infectious disease University Berne, 1981-1992.

Chairman pediatrics University Children's Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, since 1993, head division pediatrics infectious disease Switzerland, since 1993, medical director Switzerland, since 1996. Member editorial board various professional journals., including Pediatrics Infectious Disease Journal, European Journal Pediatrics, European Journal Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases.

Membership

Fellow Infectious Diseases Society of America. Member Pediatrics Infectious Diseases Society of America, Pediatrics Infectious Diseases Society Germany, Swiss Society Infectious Diseases (founder, council member since 1990), International Green Cross (vice president 1995-1999), European Forum on Immunization (chairman 1997-2000), European Society Pediatrics Infectious Diseases (founder member, Bill Marshall lecturer 1992, president 1995-1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, culture, travel.

Connections

Married Lilian Helen Ernst, March 1, 1970. Children: Christine, Michael, Stefanie.

father:
Hans Schaad

mother:
Gertrud (Strehler) Schaad

spouse:
Lilian Helen Ernst

children:
Christine Schaad

Michael Schaad

Stefanie Schaad