Clinique de Genolier

Prof. Dr. med. Pierre Olivier Lang

FMH-certified specialist in internal medicine

FMH-certified specialist in preventive medicine and public health

Specialist in geriatrics and gerontology (Diplôme d’étude spécialisée complémentaire)

General practice resident

Languages
FR EN
Areas of specialisation (2)

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Hospital (1)

Clinique de Genolier
Route du Muids 3
1272 Genolier

Work Experience

2015 - 2018

Deputy physician, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland

– Head of the Acute care of the elderly unit
– Senior staff at the Centre Leenaards de la Mémoire

2012 - 2015

Assistant chief medical director, Nescens preventive medicine centre, Clinique de Genolier, Switzerland 

2011 - 2012

Chief research resident, University of Geneva, Switzerland 

2009 - 2010

Post-doctoral position, Translational medicine research group, Cranfield Health, Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom

2006 - 2009

Chief resident, Geriatrics and geriatric rehabilitation department at the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Switzerland 

2005 - 2006

Chief resident of the Geriatric internal medicine centre at the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France

2001 - 2004

Resident specialising in public health, Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

1998 - 2001

Resident in general practice, Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

Competences

  • Internal medicine
  • Infectious diseases and vaccinology
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Overall and pre-treatment geriatric assessment
  • Management of polypharmacy and optimisation of treatment
  • Memory and cognitive disorders
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Preventive medicine
  • Physical reconditioning, advice for physical activity in older people
  • Assessment of health capital, check-ups and full health assessments

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Education

2015 - 2018

Privatdozent, Junior faculty member, Faculty of medicine and biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

2014 - 2018

Associate professor – Health and Wellbeing Academy, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

2012 - 2017

Privatdozent – Faculty of medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland

2013 - 2014

Visiting professor – Translational medicine, Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom

2009

PhD thesis – University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France

2009

FMH certification in internal medicine, Bern, Switzerland

2007

Diplôme d’étude spécialisée complémentaire in geriatrics, Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

2006

Diplôme inter-universitaire in geriatric oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Paris Descartes University Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris Diderot University and Paris-Sud University

2005

Diplôme inter-universitaire “Normal memory and memory disorders”, Faculty of medicine, University of Nancy and University of Strasbourg, France

2005

Master 2 in science (Clinical epidemiology and clinical research), Universities of Besançon, Dijon, Nancy, Reims and Strasbourg, France

2004

MD thesis – Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

2004

Diplôme d’étude spécialisée in public health, Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

2004

Diplôme inter-universitaire in antibiotherapy, Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

2004

Master 1 in science, Kremlin Bicêtre faculty of medicine, Paris-Sud University, France 

2003

National residency competition

1998 - 2001

Resident in general practice, Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

1990 - 1998

Student of medicine, Faculty of medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

Memberships

  • AGS (American Geriatric Society)
  • SFGG (Société Française de Gérontologie et de Gériatrie)
  • SSMIG (Société Suisse de Médecine Interne Générale)
  • SVM (Société Vaudoise de Médecine)
  • Member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

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