Philipp Schuetz MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland

Prof. Philipp Schuetz was born in Switzerland and studied Medicine at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and the University Kremlin Bicetre in Paris, France. He is a board-certified internist, endocrinologist and specialist for clinical nutrition. He is head of internal medicine and emergency medicine at the at the Kantonsspital Aarau and Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology/Nutrition at the University in Basel, in Switzerland. He is also president of the Federal Commission for Nutrition in Switzerland. He has published > 300 studies and research articles in high-impact journals including the Lancet, JAMA, Annals of internal medicine among others. Prof. Schuetz obtained a research professorship of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) and was principal investigator of the EFFORT trial, the largest-yet randomized-controlled trial looking at clinical effects of clinical nutrition in medical ward patients.