Prof. Dr. med. Thomas D. Szucs


Specialist in
Prevention and public health
Pharmaceutical medicine
Qualification certificates / Interdisciplinary focuses
Medical practice laboratory (KHM)
German, English, French, Italian


Core competencies

Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Professional career

Director, European Center of pharmaceutical medicine (ECPM), University of Basel
2003 - 2009
Institute for Social- and preventive medicine at University of Zurich (Prof. F. Gutzwiller)
2004 - 2006
Master International Business Law, Faculty of Law, University of Zurich
2001 - 2003
Chief Medical Officer, Hirslanden Holding, CH-8008 Zurich
Chief Operating Officer der Kliniken Hirslanden und Im Park, Zurich
1998 - 2001
Manager of the department medical economy, University Hospital Zurich
1998 - 2001
Master of Public Health, Concentration Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA
1996 - 1999
Founder and leader of the Center for pharmaeconomics, University of Mailand
1993 - 1996
Lecturer in Medical economics, at University of Bayreuth, Law and economics (Prof. P. Oberender)
1993 - 1996
Medical Clinic, Klinikum Innenstadt, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Prof. P.C. Scriba)
1992 - 1993
Consultant at the international business consultancy, Arthur D. Little International Inc., München
1987 - 1992
Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. Basel
Responsible for marketing and development of cardiovascular products, establishment and subsequent leadership of worldwide department of health economics
1986 - 1987
Resident in the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Kantonsspital St. Gallen
1980 - 1986
Study of medicine (MD), University of Basel


Memberships and partnerships

  • European Scientific Working Group on Influenza
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (ordentliches Mitglied)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin (ordentliches Mitglied)
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Pharmazeutische Medizin (Vorstand, Präsident der Facharzt Prüfungskommission)
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Prävention und Gesundheitswesen (ordentliches Mitglied)
  • Schweizerische Arbeitsgruppe Gesundheitsökonomie (Präsident)
  • Ärztegesellschaft des Kantons Zürich (ordentliches Mitglied)
  • European Hygiene Council

Publications & videos

Events & lectures