is Former Chairman and Professor em of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospitals of the University of Basel.
He is former president of the European Society of Contraception and of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He is member of Executive Committee of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Director of the knowledge based assessment in the education committee of EBCOG.
He was member of the Exexutive Board of ESSM.
Former President of the Swiss Society of Sexology
He is presently member of the Board of ISSM
Member of the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee of Sexual Medicine
Fellow of the International Society for the Studies of Womens Sexual Health (ISSWSH)
Director of the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Sexual Medicine at the Advanced Study Center of the University of Basel
Lecturer at the ESSM School
Editor in Chief of The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care
Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
His scientific work includes female sexual health in the context of gynecological disorders, life course approach to female sexual dysfunction, contraceptive counselling, care for women in the peri and postmenopause, sexual and reproductive health and the interface between obstetrics/gynecology and psychology/psychiatry, which includes infertility counselling and psychooncology and sexooncology
He has more than 200 peer reviewed publications, has edited three books, written 20 book chapters and given more than 300 invited lectures and workshops