Prof Arnaud Chiolero, MD PhD, is an epidemiologist and public health physician (board certified). He is Associate Professor of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Bern, Senior Lecturer at the University of Lausanne, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology of McGill University ( where he teachs about public health surveillance. Since April 2017, he is Deputy Director of the Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM) ( at the University of Bern. He also works as chief-physician (médecin-chef) epidemiologist at the Observatoire valaisan de la santé in Sion (, Switzerland, where he oversees health surveillance activities. Initialy trained as a medical doctor (MD) at the University of Lausanne ( in Switzerland, he trained in epidemiology at Erasmus University Rotterdam ( in the Netherlands (MSc) and at McGill University in Montreal ( in Canada (PhD). He leads epidemiological research with a focus on chronic diseases and on health services.

  • Cardiovascular epidemiology
  • Hypertension (prevalence, screening, etiology)
  • Preventive care, screening
  • Public health surveillance
  • Health services & primary care research
  • Overdiagnosis
  • Cancer
  • Smoking