Methodological and substantive issues in clinical epidemiology and public health medicine, with a focus on meta-analytical research, HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, and socioeconomic differentials in health.

  • Since 2002:
    Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, ISPM, University of Bern; Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
  • 1998 - 2002:
    MRC Senior Scientist and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Department of Social Medicine University of Bristol, UK
  • 1994 - 1997:
    Swiss National Science Foundation Research Fellow (PROSPER programme) ISPM, University of Bern
  • 1991 - 1993:
    Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology, University College London
  • 1985 - 1990:
    Clinical training in Surgery, Paediatrics, and Internal Medicine in Switzerland and Master of Science programme in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1986/87)
  • 1977 - 1983:
    Medical student, University of Bern