The Board is made up of representatives of the member organizations who are patients themselves.
Rosmarie Pfau, Office
Founder and President of Lymphome.ch and former lymphoma patient. Facilitator of four regional lymphoma discussion groups. She is Vice President of the Lymphoma Coalition and has international connections. She is a member of the SAKK patient council and the Swissmedic working group for patient and consumer organizations, a board member of EUPATI Switzerland and EUPATI Fellow. Rosmarie Pfau also facilitates 4 regional patient support groups.
Peter Löffelhardt, Head of Finance
Peter Löffelhardt is founder of the MPN Patients Association Switzerland as well as of the MPN Advocates Network, a global umbrella organization. Peter Löffelhardt is a patient himself and has a global and international network.
Adrian Heuss, President ad interim
Adrian Heuss is co-owner of advocacy ag; he has a lot of experience in strategic communication consulting and project management in life sciences, medicine, and healthcare.
Dr. med. Stephan R. Schobinger, President (currently absent due to illness)
Stephan Schobinger is a specialist in oncology (cancer), Vice President of the MPN Patient Support Association Switzerland and a board member of EUPATI Switzerland. In addition to a pancreatic tumor, he also suffers from myeloproliferative neoplasia and knows malignant blood diseases both as a patient and as a doctor.
Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Pabst
Chief Physician, University Clinic for Medical Oncology, Inselspital, CH-3010 Bern
Dr. med. Ilka Rüsges-Wolter
FMH Hematology and Internal Medicine, Hematology Practice Berne, CH-3012 Berne
Monika Heger, Pflegeexpertin
University Clinic for Medical Oncology, Inselspital, CH-3010 Bern
Martina Weiss, BSc, MBA
Head of Benefit Purchasing Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, Helsana Insurances AG, 8600 Dübendorf
Dr. theol. Ruth Baumann Hölzle
Institute Director at the Dialog Ethik Foundation, Member of the Board of the Dialog Ethik Association, 8050 Zurich
The office is run by board member Rosmarie Pfau. Address: Weidenweg 39, CH-4147 Aesch, rsmrpfhpsch
HOPOS is an association and is subject to Art. 60 ff of the Swiss Civil Code.
HOPOS pursues exclusively charitable goals and is politically and denominationally neutral.
HOPOS covers its financial needs mainly as follows:
- Contributions from the public sector
- Donations and grants from third parties
- Contributions from sponsors
- Marketing proceeds