President Elect - Cornel Christian Sieber

Curriculum Vitae

Name:                                   Cornel Christian Sieber

1966-1970                             Elementary School in Basle

1970-1978                             Grammar School in Basle

1978                                     Graduated at the Humanistic Gymnasium in Basle

1978-1984                             Medical School at the University of Basle
                                            (courses abroad in Vienna and London)

1984                                     Graduated physician

1985-1999                             Specialization in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Geriatric Medicine (University Basle and Hammersmith Hospital London)

1990                                        Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates examinations of the United States (FMGEMS examination)

1990-1992                                Post Doc at Yale University, United States


Clinical and academic/faculty positions:

1985                                         M.D. thesis University Basle

1995                                         Medical Faculty, University of Basel (PhD)

1999                                         Medical Faculty, University of Geneva

2001 – 2013                              Head of Department of Internal Medicine 2 (Geriatrics) at the Klinikum Nuremberg (Germany)

2013 - 2019                               Head of Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the “Barmherzige Brüder” (St. John of Lord) Hospital, Regensburg (Germany)

2001 - today                             Full Professor (tenure) for Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg, Director Institute for Biomedicine of Aging Nuremberg (Germany)

2019 - today                             Director Department of Internal Medicine Kantonsspital Winterthur (Switzerland)



German Society of Internal Medicine (DGIM) (President 2017-2018)
Swiss Association for Internal Medicine (SGAIM)
German Society of Geriatrics (DGG) (2005-2008 President)
German Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (DGGG)
Swiss Association for Geriatrics (SGG)
Austrian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (ÖGGG)
European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EuGMS) (Executive Board member)
German Society of Nutritional Medicine (DGEM) (President 2010-2012)
European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN)
Optimal Nutritional Care for All (ONCA) (Council Member and Trustee)
European Academy for Medicine of Ageing (EAMA) (President 2007-2015)
German Society of Palliative Medicine (DGP)
Interdisciplinary Center for Gerontology at FAU (Vice President)
Societa Italiana di Gerontologia e Geriatria (SIGG) (Honorary member)
National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (Germany): Commission “Demographic Change”
Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMW) (Corresponding Member)
World Health Organization (WHO) member of the “Clinical Consortium on Healthy Ageing” (CCHA)



Professor Dr. med. Cornel Christian Sieber                                           Nuremberg, July 2019