Prof. Urban Wiesing

Born 1958 in Ahlen/Westf, studied medicine, philosophy, sociology and history of medicine in Muenster and Berlin. Dr. med. 1987, Dr. phil. 1995, 1985-1988 Physician in anaesthesiology and internal medicine. 1988-1998 assistant at the Institute of Theory and History of Medicine at the University Muenster. “Habilitation” and lecturer for theory and history of medicine in 1993. Since 1998 Professor and Chair of Medical Ethics at the University of Tuebingen. Director of the Institute of History of Medicine at the University of Tuebingen. 2004-2013 Chair of the Central Ethics-Committee of the Federal Board of Physicians. Since 2012 Ethics Advisor of the World Medical Association