Chiolero Arnaud, MD PhD, Prof

Professor an der Universität Fribourg, Adjunct Professor an der Universität Bern

Prof Arnaud Chiolero, MD PhD, is an epidemiologist and public health physician (board certified). He is Full Prof of Public Health at the University of Fribourg, Adjunct Prof at the University of Berne, and Adjunct Prof in the Department of Epidemiology of McGill University ( Since October 2019, he is Director of the Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab) at the University of Fribourg. 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 life course epidemiology of chronic diseases, public health surveillance, and health services.

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