EWMA Conference 2018

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Hubert Vuagnat

Council member
MD, Head of division

Date and place of birth: 11 November 1961, Geneva
Nationality: Swiss (Genève)

Telephone nr.: +41 (0) 22 / 727'25'95 Fax +41 (0) 22 / 727'26'79

E-mail: hubert.vuagnat@hcuge.ch 

Current Employment

Head of division of the Department of Rehabilitation and Palliative Care.

Work address:

University Hospitals of Geneva
Department of Rehabilitation and Palliative Care
Medical Rehabilitation Division, 151, rte de Loëx, 1233 Bernex

Academic education & Training

High school: 1976 – 1980 Collège de Genève (Voltaire), Geneva, Switzerland

University Education:

  • 1981 - 1989 Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva (March 1989 Bachelor in Medicine)
  • October 1996 Certified fellow, European Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • June 1997 Doctorate in medicine, University of Geneva
  • June 1997 Swiss federal certification of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • 2011 Certified senior fellow, European Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Other positions and commitments:

  • President of the Swiss Association for Woundcare-french speaking (2004 to 2014), Past president as of 8th may 2014
  • Board member of the World Alliance for Wound and Lymphedema Care
  • Head of the University Hospitals of Geneva Interdisciplinary Wound Care Team
  • Doctors without borders, senior advisor on advanced woundcare