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Raffi Maghdessian

Nutrition Department Team Leader
University of Applied Sciences (HES-SO) Dietitian
  • Member of the Société Suisse de Nutrition Clinique - SSNC (Swiss society of clinical nutrition)
  • Member of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN)
  • Member of the Société Suisse de Nutrition - SSN (Swiss society for nutrition)
  • Member of the Association Suisse des Diététicien(ne)s Diplômé(e)s - ASDD (Swiss association of registered dietitians)
  • Member of the Association Genevoise des Diététicien(ne)s Diplômé(e)s - ADIGE (Geneva association of registered dietitians)
  • Member of the Groupe Romand des Cadres Diététiciens Hospitaliers - ROCADH (Romandy group of hospital nutritionists)
  • Information
  • Career
  • Training
  • Research and publications

Practice location

  • Hôpital de La Tour
    Bâtiment B1
    Avenue J.-D. Maillard 3
    CH-1217 Meyrin, Switzerland

Medical specialties

Languages spoken

  • French
  • English
  • Italian

Professional activities

Since 2002
Manager, Nutrition Unit Hôpital de La Tour, Geneva, Switzerland

Teaching activities

Since 2013
University of Applied Sciences (HES-SO) Physician instructor Hôpital de La Tour, Geneva, Switzerland
Since 2011
Part-time University of Applied Sciences (HES-SO) Nutrition and Dietetics pathway, Carouge, Switzerland

Degrees and qualifications

University of Applied Sciences (HES-SO) Certificate of Advanced Studies as a Physician instructor Delémont, Switzerland
Master of Science (MSc.) in Nutrition Montreal, Canada
A posteriori award of diploma in Nutrition HES OFFP Bern, Switzerland
University diploma in Artificial Nutrition Université Descartes, Paris, France
Diploma in Nutrition Studies in Nutrition, Red Cross pathway, Geneva, Switzerland


Centers for bariatric medicine: why and how? Rev Med Suisse. 2018 Mar 21;14(599):641-643. Mégevand JM, Vignaux L, Maghdessian R, Pralong F.
Raffi Maghdessian, François Coté, Thérèse Rouleau, Ali Ben Djoudi Ouadda, Emile Levy, Jean-Claude Lavoie Ascorbylperoxide contaminating parenteral nutrition perturbs the lipid metabolism in newborn guinea pig. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2010 Jul;334(1):278-84.