University Hospital and University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Specialist in Internal Medicine with special training in hypertension and dyslipidemia and a genuine passion for preventive medicine; lecturer at the University of Zürich and PhD in cardiovascular research. Head of the hypertension and dyslipidemia facilities of the heart center and of the smoking cessation clinic of the university Hospital Zurich. Her research focuses on vascular research (endothelial function in micro- as well as macrocirculation, vascular compliance and atherosclerotic changes of the carotid artery). Actual president of the Swiss Society of Hypertension, Member of the Board of the swiss working group on lipid and atherosclerosis, FESC and Nucleus Member of the Hypertension Council of the European Society of Cardiology.