Prof Philippe Jaeger, Vice President, Switzerland
Profile: Philippe Jaeger is a Swiss Internist and Nephrologist, Honorary Chair of Nephrology at University College of London, UK, Invited Professor & Scientific Adviser at Geneva University, Switzerland. Founder member of FDIME.
Prof Jaeger has been Chairman of the Dept of Ambulatory Medicine at the Univ. Hosp. of Berne, Switzerland, Chairman of the Dept of Nephrology at the Univ. Hosp. of Nice, France, and Director of Research & Development for Nephrology at Amgen International in London, UK. Has also been President of the “Swiss Society of Internal Medicine”, of the French “Society of Nephrology”, of the “Fondation du Rein” (of which he is initiator and Honorary President), and of the “European Federation of Internal Medicine” (EFIM, of which he is also a Founding Member).
Trained in renal physiology and in nephrology at Yale University (USA). Current research activity focused on renal aspects of Bone and Mineral Metabolism, in particular Renal Stone Disease. Excellence in education has been the primary objective of his academic career, and a strong position for Internal Medicine in Health Care, the leitmotif of his medical career.