Working to develop the scientific basis for a permanent regulatory framework for anthroposophic medicinal products in Europe

Peter Heusser

Professor Dr Peter Heusser was born in 1950 in Brienz, Switzerland. He received specialty training in family medicine including internal medicine, surgery and paediatrics. He also trained in anthroposophic medicine in two Swiss hospitals. For 15 years he worked in the outpatient department of the Lukas Clinic, an oncology hospital providing conventional and anthroposophic medicine. Also for 15 years he was affiliated with the Medical Section at the Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland, networking for research in anthroposophic medicine. For 14 years he was lecturer and Head of the Department of Anthroposophic Medicine at the Institute of Complementary Medicine (KIKOM), University of Bern, Switzerland, involved in pre-clinical and clinical research. Since 2009 he is Professor and Holder of the Chair for Theory of Medicine, Integrative and Anthroposophic Medicine and Director of the Centre for Integrative Medicine at the University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany. Professor Heusser has published more than 200 papers, articles and book chapters.

Last update: January 2012