Award

Every year,  the SSPH+ PhD Program in Public Health nominates three SSPH+ Student Abstract Award Winners at the annual Swiss Public Health Conference.

2017 – Swiss Public Health Conference in Basel

Deadline for abstract submission was 4 June 2017

The best three abstracts are awarded by SSPH+ with CHF 300.- each as well as a free entry to the conference (incl. conference dinner).

Please find information on the conference here.

The abstracts will be evaluated by an award committee chosen by the SSPH+ Directorate. The evaluation results will be communicated at the conference.

SSPH+ PhD Student Abstract Award Winners:

2016 – No award due to other format of Swiss Public Health Conference in Bern

2015 – Swiss Public Health Conference in Geneva 

  • 1st Prize: Matthias Schindler 
    Cause-specific late-mortality in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer in Switzerland – a population based study
  • 2nd Prize (ex aequo): Annette Weiss 
    Hearing impairment in Swiss childhood cancer long-term survivors
  • 2nd Prize (ex aequo): Ikenna Eze 
    Modification of Ambient Air Pollution and Diabetes Association by Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Risk Score of 48 Variants
  • 3rd Prize: Anna Schöni 
    Memory performance in adolescents: a novel approach to differentiate between radiation and non-radiation effects of mobile phones

2014 – Swiss Public Health Conference in Olten

  • 1st Prize: Matthias Schindler 
    Time-trends and Predictors of Childhood Cancer Survival in Switzerland
  • 2nd Prize: Aurélie Lasserre 
    Major Depressive Episode Predicts overall Mortality after a 5.5 year Follow-up
  • 3rd Prize (ex aequo): Anna Schöni 
    Mobile Phone Use during Night and its Impact on Health and Cognitive Functions in Adolescents
  • 3rd Prize (ex aequo): Laura Wengenroth 
    Health-related Quality of Life in Young Survivors of Childhood Cancer

2013 – Swiss Public Health Conference in Zurich

  • Dimitri Hauri 
    Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields from broadcast transmitters and risk of childhood cancer: a census-based cohort study from Switzerland
  • Micol Gianinazzi 
    Lost In Transition. Becoming An Adult With A Chronic Disease: An Example From Pediatric Oncology
  • Seraina Caviezel 
    Association of carotid distensibility and prior blood pressure categories: The SAPALDIA Cohort Study

2012 – Swiss Public Health Conference in Lausanne

  • Sarah Rajkumar 
    The effect of a smoking ban introduction on heart rate variability in swiss hospitality workers
  • Nicole Steck 
    Determinants of assisted suicide in Switzerland
  • Damiano Urbinello 
    Comparison of radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure in five urban areas in the cities of Basel and Amsterdam

2011 – Swiss Public Health Conference in Basel

  • Damiano Urbinello 
    Long-Term Monitoring of Temporal and Spatial Variability of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields (RF-EMF) in Basel and Surroundings
  • Seraina Caviezel 
    Inter- and Intrareader Variability of Average Carotid Intima Media Thickness in Ultrasound Clips Analyzed by an Automated, Interactive Measurement Program
  • Radoslaw Panczak
    Neighbourhood Index of SocioEconomic Position and its Association with Deprivation and Mortality: The Swiss National Cohort