Bettina Borisch

Bettina Borisch
Professor of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Director of the Secretariat of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA)

 

Dr Borisch is an MD and a Histopathologist, MPH and Fellow of the Royal College of Pathology (UK). Her scientific research work delves into neoplastic lesions of the immune system and breast cancer. Her interests also include community-based oncology, as well as health communication and global health.

She is the Editor in Chief of “Pathobiology” and the Co-Editor of “Journal of Public Health Policy”. In addition to her academic work she acts as the Director of the World Federation of Public Health Associations and helds positions at several Committees of Public Health oriented institutions.

She was president of Europa Donna – The European Breast Cancer Forum – and Founding President of the Swiss Forum of Europa Donna.

She teaches at the University of Geneva, the Swiss School of Public Health and she also teaches patient support groups. She is author of over 120 scientific papers and 2 books.