Prof. Gerhard Litscher - Prof.h.c.mult, MSc, PhD, MDsc, Swiss University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Switzerland, Europe

Gerhard Litscher, Univ.-Prof. MSc PhD MDsc, currently (2024) holds a position as a full professor at the Swiss University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SWISS TCM UNI) in Switzerland/Europe, where he specializes in High-Tech Acupuncture and Digital Chinese Medicine.

He is President of the International Society for Medical Laser Applications (ISLA transcontinental, since 2012), German Vice President of the German-Chinese Research Foundation (DCFG, since 2014) for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Vice Chairperson of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (Committee of Card. Rehab. (2023-2028)), Honorary President of the European Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies (2023), Honorary Professor of China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (2023) and Chairman of Consensus Guidelines for Laser Acupuncture of the World Association for photobiomoduLation Therapy (WALT). He is a member of the expert panels of the World Health Organization (WHO) for acupuncture and related fields, and is honorary or guest professor at 12 top universities and institutions in China.

Gerhard Litscher was Head of the Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine (2012-2023), of the Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (2005-2023) and Founding Director and Chairman of the TCM Research Center (2007-2023) at the Medical University of Graz in Austria/Europe.

He is a Doctor of Technical Sciences and Doctor of Medical Sciences and has published approximately 700 scientific contributions (~300 SCI/PubMed-listed). He is the author and/or editor of more than 20 books and editor and/or editorial board member of more than 30 international journals. (Austria / Switzerland – Europe).

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