Graduations

Graduations at the GHS since 2011:

2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011 

 

2017

June 30, 2017:
Corinna Gréa, PhD in Health Sciences (Public Health)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Abel
Thesis: «Health Literacy and Food Choice: From Conceptual Clarification to Empirical Assessment»

June 13, 2017:
Vanessa Vallejo, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Gerontechnology and Rehabilitation Group
Thesis Advisors: Prof. Dr. Tobias Nef, Prof. Dr. Urs Peter Mosimann
Thesis: «Development and evaluation of a new Serious Game based assessment tool for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease»

May 31, 2017:
Kathryn Rieger, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Dept. of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bern
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Koenig
Thesis: «Let the voices fly away: Neurofeedback training of auditory evoked potentials in patients with auditory verbal hallucinations and healthy subjects»

March 24, 2017:
Soheila Aghlmandi, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisors: Prof. Dr. Peter Jüni, Prof. Dr. Marcel Zwahlen
Thesis: «Statistical models used to answer prognostic and therapeutic questions: Applications in Cardiovascular Medicine»

March 24, 2017:
Ilir Hoxha, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Jüni
Thesis: «Associations of caesarean section rates with characteristics of health care systems»

 

2016

October 21, 2016:
Xhyljeta Luta, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Egger
Thesis: «Regional Variation in End of Life Care in Switzerland»

September 19, 2016:
Noëmi Anne Eggenberger, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Dept. of Clinical Research, Neurology, & Dept. of Neurology, Perception and Eye Movement, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. René Müri
Thesis: «Perception and Production of Co-Speech Gestures in Aphasic Patients»

June 30, 2016:
Rahel Schumacher, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Dept. of Clinical Research, Neurology, & Dept. of Neurology, Div. of Cognitive and Restorative Neurology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. René Müri
Thesis: «Exploring and influencing language processing in the intact and damaged brain»

June 22, 2016:
Anja Katharina Bänninger, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Dept. of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry Bern
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Koenig
Thesis: «From Rest to Task: Functional Brain Networks in Schizophrenia»

June 20, 2016:
Andreas D. Haas, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisors: PD Dr. Olivia Keiser, Prof. Dr. Matthias Egger
Thesis: «Antiretroviral therapy for prevention of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa»

June 20, 2016:
Stefan P. Minder, PhD in Health Sciences (Medical Education)
Institute of Medical Education
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Marcel Egger
Thesis: «E-Learning & Formative Assessment: Taking Multimedia Modalities and Student Guidance to a New Edge»

May 25, 2016:
Judith Eva Lupatsch, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisors: Prof. Dr. Claudia E.  Kuehni, PD Dr. Ben Spycher
Thesis: «Exposure to Infections and the Risk of Leukaemia in Children»

May 3, 2016:
Basil Christoph Preisig, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Perception and Eye Movement Laboratory, Depts. of Neurology and Clinical Research, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. René Müri
Thesis: «Aphasia and dialogue: What eye movements reveal about the processing of co-speech gestures and the prediction of turn transitions»

April 29, 2016:
Claudia Berlin, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Marcel Zwahlen
Thesis: «Cardiovascular disease in Switzerland—health care, mortality and geographical pattern»

April 18, 2016:
Laura Díaz Hernàndez, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Dept. of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry Bern
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Koenig
Thesis: «Feasibility of Resting-State Microstates Neurofeedback»

March 17, 2016:
Jittima Saengsuwan, PhD in Health Sciences (Rehabilitation Science)
Bern University of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Information Technology, Burgdorf
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Tobias Nef
Thesis: «Investigation of robotics-assisted tilt table technology for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in stroke patients»

January 21, 2016:
Simone Hopfner, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Dept. of Clinical Research, Perception and Eye Movement, University Hospital Inselspital
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Nyffeler
Thesis: «Spatial neglect and motion: The influence of directionally non-specific and directionally specific motion on neglect behaviour»

 

2015

November 23, 2015:
Lea Antoinette Meier, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dierks
Thesis: «Exploring the Emotional Brain: Neural correlates of homeostatic and sensory-evoked emotions and their interaction in emotional rivalry»

April 23, 2015:
Nicole Steck, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisors: Prof. Dr. Marcel Zwahlen, Prof. Dr. Matthias Egger
Thesis: «The Epidemiology of Assisted Suicide in Switzerland»

March 31, 2015:
Daniela Schäfer, PhD in Health Sciences (Sports Medicine)
Department of Cardiology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Hugo Saner
Thesis: «Interface between physical activity, nutrition and the cardiovascular system with focus on heart rate variability»

 

2014

October 30, 2014:
Karen Hofmann, PhD in Health Sciences (Public Health)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Abel
Thesis: «Social inequalities in health and health behaviour—Determinants of health and health behaviour in young Swiss adults»

October 28, 2014:
Jennifer Andreotti, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Andrea Federspiel
Thesis: «The structural substrate of brain function: Analysis of brain structural networks based on diffusion-weighted imaging»

October 24, 2014:
Nicole Gruber, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Gerontechnology & Rehabilitation
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Tobias Nef, Prof. Urs Peter Mosimann
Thesis: «The age-dependent effect of mesopic visual conditions on visual exploration behavior and on driving performance»

September 19, 2014:
Stéphanie Giezendanner, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Andrea Federspiel
Thesis: «White Matter Matters: A Multimodal Approach to Investigate White Matter Microstructure and Metabolism»

June 27, 2014:
Rahel Bieri, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Gerontechnology and Rehabilitation
Thesis Advisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Peter Mosimann, Prof. Dr. Tobias Nef
Thesis: «Development of a novel assessment tool for driving-relevant motivational, behavioral, and cognitive factors in older adults»

June 17, 2014:
Georg Mikis Rees, PhD in Health Sciences (Psychology)
Psychiatric Services of the University of Bern (UPD), Department of Clinical Psychology/Department of Psychotherapy
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Tschacher
Thesis: «Nonverbale Synchronisation in Dyaden: Ein Vergleich von kooperativen und kompetitiven Interaktionen»

April 28, 2014:
Nadja Razavi, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychatric Neuorphysiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dierks
Thesis: «When the systems fail to communicate: Cerebral resting state networks in schizophrenia spectrum disorders»

March 27, 2014:
Dominik Schori, PhD in Health Sciences (Medical Sociology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Abel
Thesis: «Social Inequality in Health and Social Differences in Health Behaviours in Young Swiss Adults»

January 30, 2014:
Johanni Brea, PhD in Health Sciences (Computational Neurosciences)
Department of Physiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Walter M. Senn
Thesis: «Aspects of learning and forgetting in functionalistic models of biological systems»

January 24, 2014:
Micol Gianinazzi, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology & Biostatistics)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisors: Dr. Gisela Michel, Prof. Dr. Claudia E. Kuehni
Thesis: «Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Psycho-oncological aspects & transition from pediatric to adult care»

 

2013

December 13, 2013:
Thomas Radtke, PhD in Health Sciences (Sport Medicine)
Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Hugo Saner
Thesis: «Peripheral microvascular endothelial function for cardiovascular health assessment in children and adolescents»

December 4, 2013:
Simon Gabriel Schwab, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology
Thesis Advisor: PD Dr. Andreas Altorfer
Thesis: «Measurement and analysis of eye-head coordination in patients with schizophrenia»

June 25, 2013:
Melanie Sarah Fisler, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dierks
Thesis: «Brain spotting: the phobic brain—special emphasis on the amygdala»

April 29, 2013:
Philip Homan, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychatric Neurophysiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dierks
Thesis: «On the neurobiology of hallucinations»

April 22, 2013:
Tim Vanbellingen, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Department of Neurology & Clinical Research
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. René Müri
Thesis: «Neural and behavioural correlates of gesture production and fine motor skills»

March 7, 2013:
Heike Gerger, PhD in Health Sciences (Psychology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: PD Dr. Jürgen Barth
Thesis: «Sources of bias and variation in meta-analytic psychological outcome research: Revisiting the Dodo bird»

February 14, 2013:
Radoslaw Panczak, PhD in Health Sciences (Epidemiology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisors: Prof. Dr. Matthias Egger, Prof. Dr. Marcel Zwahlen
Thesis: «Geographical and epidemiological studies of mortality in Switzerland»

 

2012

October 24, 2012:
Bindu Kalesan, PhD in Health Sciences (Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisors: Prof. Dr. Peter Jüni, Dr. Thomas Gsponer
Thesis: «Modeling time-to-event data in estimating effectiveness and safety in interventional cardiology»

October 23, 2012:
Monica Bachmann, PhD in Health Sciences (Public Health)
Institute of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Znoj
Thesis: «Health behaviour change in smokers: Five articles on the development of smoking behaviour»

August 28, 2012:
Matthias Grieder, PhD in Health Sciences (Neurosciences)
Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dierks
Thesis: «Event-Relating to Potential Dementia—Semantic processing in the course of healthy and pathological aging»

July 4, 2012:
Bruno Cezar Roza da Costa, PhD in Health Sciences (Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Jüni
Thesis: «Summarizing and expressing treatment effects in meta-analyses of trials with continuous outcomes»

February 24, 2012:
Thomas Munder, PhD in Health Sciences (Psychology)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Jürgen Barth
Thesis: «Meta-analyses on risks of bias in randomized controlled trials of psychotherapy»

 

2011

December 13, 2011:
Regina Guthold, PhD in Health Sciences (Sport Science)
Institute of Sport Science
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Achim Conzelmann
Thesis: «Levels and patterns of physical activity in low and middle income countries»