METTLER Liselotte

  • Emeritus Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
  • Honorary Patron of the Kiel School of Gyne Endoscopy and Reproductive Medicine, Germany
  • Lecturer and Visiting Professor at the German Medical Center, Dubai Healthcare City, UAE
  • General Manager of Gyne Consulting, Kiel, Germany

Professor Dr Med Liselotte Mettler was born in Vienna, Austria. From 1959-1981 she conducted her medical studies, doctorate, gynaecological specialist training, habilitation, and professorship in Tübingen, Vienna, and Kiel. From 1981-2008 she was Deputy Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein. From 1990 – 2008 she was Director of the Kiel School of Gynecological Endoscopy and also Head of the Kiel Gynaecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine Division.

Her main fields of activity are reproductive medicine, gynaecological endoscopy, and gynaecological endocrinology. Professor Mettler is actively participating in many societies and organisations. She was president of many societies and received numerous honors. She has written over 700 publications, 20 books, and five textbooks.

Despite retiring in 2008 she also serves as General Secretary of the International Academy of Human Reproduction (IAHR) with the 15th World Congress planned for March 2013 in Venice, Italy. Of the Academy of Human Reproduction and serves on the Scientific Program Committee for the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) September 2013 in Boston, USA.

Dr Mettler has been a WES Ambassador since 2011.