Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Université de Lausanne
Location: Riehen, Switzerland
Hans R. Brunner, MD, Professor Emeritus at the Université de Lausanne, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cardiovascular medicine.
With more than 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Brunner has been recognized as a professor emeritus of the Université de Lausanne since 2003, having been a professor of medicine since 1990 and associate professor since 1974. In addition, he served as head of the division of hypertension and vascular medicine from 1997 to 2003, of the division of hypertension from 1986 to 1997, and of the division of renal and hypertension from 1974 to 1986. Earlier in his career, Dr. Brunner worked as program director of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital from 1973 to 1974 and with the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University as an assistant professor from 1972 to 1974 and a research associate from 1971 to 1972. He has also been a visiting professor in the department of physiology with the University of Melbourne, and following his retirement, he was an adviser with the Universitätsspital Medizinische Poliklinik for two years.
Dr. Brunner began his career as a student at the University of Basel, earning a Doctor of Medicine in 1964. He then joined the University of Geneva as a resident and intern from 1964 to 1966, and as a research fellow in the laboratory of clinical pathophysiology from 1964 to 1966. He then traveled to the United States for a research fellowship in hypertension at New York-Presbyterian Hospital from 1969 to 1971.
In recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, he has accrued several accolades throughout his impressive career. The recipient of the Haralambos Gavras Life Achievement Award from the Hellenic Society of Hypertension in 2012, he was inducted as an honorary member of the Hellenic Antihypertensive Society in 2003. In addition, the International Society of Hypertension gave him the Volhard Award and Lectureship in 2002, and the Council for High Blood Pressure Research with the American Heart Association gave him the Novartis Award in 2000. Notably, he completed a special postdoctoral research fellowship through the National Institutes of Health from 1970 to 1971.
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