General Practitioner- EUROPREV Representative
Durrer-Schutz is a General Practitioner working in Nutrition, Obesity, Eating disorders & type 2 Diabetes.
She is an active member of several Swiss and European Associations, such as EUROPREV (European Association for Primary Care), European Network for General Practitioner (Swiss representative), WONCA (World Organisation of National College Academy and Academic Associations for General Physicians), as well as a member of the American Society for Diabetes.
Since 1999, she is President of EUROBESITAS (Swiss Branch) and a member of the Platform of Obesity experts for the Swiss Federal Office of Health since 2010. From 2011, she is also an active member of the Platform Nutrition, Physical activity and Health, European Commission, Brussels.
The last 15 years, she developed a number of programs on prevention and treatment of obesity and diabetes management for adults, teenagers and children. As practicing physician, she was also involved in research activities and published 15 peer review papers in the field of obesity and family practice.
Hebebrand J, Holm J, -C, Woodward E, Baker J, L, Blaak E, Durrer Schutz D, Farpour-Lambert N, J, Frühbeck G, Halford J, G, C, Lissner L, Micic D, Mullerova D, Roman G, Schindler K, Toplak H, Visscher T, L, S, Yumuk V, A Proposal of the European Association for the Study of Obesity to Improve the ICD-11 Diagnostic Criteria for Obesity Based on the Three Dimensions Etiology, Degree of Adiposity and Health Risk. Obes Facts 2017;10:284-307
Monnard CR, Fares E-J, Calonne J, Miles-Chan JL, Montani J-P, Durrer D, Schutz Y and Dulloo AG (2017) Issues in Continuous 24-h Core Body Temperature Monitoring in Humans Using an Ingestible Capsule Telemetric Sensor. Front. Endocrinol. 8:130.