International Relationship

Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger, Swiss Gerontologist Visits Japan for Study(Oct. 25-29.2006)

Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger, a gerontologist and internationally recognized expert in aging, visited Japan from Wednesday, October 25 through Sunday, Oct 29, 2006 to conduct an interview study on anti-aging.
ILC-USA referred Dr. Stuckelberger to ILC-Japan who coordinated Dr. Stuckelberger’s itinerary in Japan.

As the leader of an anti-aging research project at the Center for Technological Assessment, a Swiss governmental agency, Dr. Stuckelberger is conducting interviews with experts around the world. During her short stay in Japan, she energetically studied the anti-aging status quo in Japan with collaboration from many experts who are conducting research in the fields of regenerative medicine and anti-aging.

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■Short CV of Dr. Astrid Stuckelberge

University of Geneva, Switzerland : Master Degree in Psychology Post-graduate Diploma in Cross-Cultural Psychology PhD in Psychology : Population Health and Human Development
  • Lectures and curriculum organizer: Public Health School and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva
  • Research: Anti-Aging medicine review (for TA-Swiss, federal agency for Technological Assessment Switzerland)
  • Consultant and expert for UN agencies and specialized programs (ie WHO, UNECE, UNEP, ILO), for the European Commission Public Health directorate (FP6, ERA) and for the Swiss federal health agencies.
  • Permanent expert on Ethical Review Committee (ERC) of the World Health Organization in Geneva
  • Permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva of 2 academic Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC): The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG). Chair of the NGO committee on Aging Geneva and co-chair of the Working group on Health and Human Rights. Co-founder of the first Spiritual Caucus at the UN in 2001 and of the "Mapping peace project" in 2004.
  • Co-founder in 1996 and executive board member of the Geneva International Network on Ageing (GINA).
  • Other: Associate member of the Club of Rome, Secretary of the Geneva Spiritual Appeal Group

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