Alumni

2017

  • Goutaki, Myrofora 
    Epidemiology of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Haas, Andreas 
    Antiretroviral therapy for prevention of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa
    University of Bern
    (Supervisors: PD Dr. Olivia Keiser, Prof. Matthias Egger)
  • Lasserre, Aurélie
    When the heart aches: Atypical features in depression are a hallmark of an increased cardio-metabolic risk
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Preisig)
  • Luta, Xhyljeta 
    Regional Variation in End of Life Care in Switzerland
    University of Bern
    (Supervisors: PD Dr. Kerri Clough-Gorr, Prof. Matthias Egger)
  • Mayen-Chacon, Ana-Lucia 
    Socio-economic determinants of diet in high and middle income countries: evidence from Swiss, Guatemalan and Seychelles populations
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisor: Prof. Fred Paccaud)
  • Müller, Monika 
    Clinical application of quantitative sensory tests to assess altered pain processing in chronic pain patients
    University of Bern
    (Supervisors: Prof. Peter Jüni, Prof. Michele Curatolo)
  • Vetsch, Janine
    Long-term childhood cancer survivors and their parents – information needs, follow-up practices and preferences
    University of Lucerne
    (Supervisor: Prof. Gisela Michel)
  • Vischer, Nerina 
    Efficiency and quality in conducting clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Christian Burri)

2016

  • Aeschbacher, Stefanie
    Lifestyle and Heart Rate Variability in the General Population
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. David Conen)
  • Berlin, Claudia
    Cardiovascular disease in Switzerland – health care, mortality and geographical pattern
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Marcel Zwahlen)
  • Becker, Sören Leif
    Syndromic approaches to persistent digestive disorders (>14 days) in resource-constrained settings: aetiology, clinical assessment and differential diagnostics
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Jürg Utzinger)
  • Blaser, Nello
    Scale-up of antiretroviral therapy and transmission of HIV in Southern Africa: Mathematical model
    University of Bern
    (Supervisors: PD Dr. Olivia Keiser, Prof. Matthias Egger)
  • Endes, Simon
    Establishment and Validation of the Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index (CAVI) and Association with Physical Activity in the SAPALDIA Cohort Study
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss)
  • Imhof, Katharina
    Associations Between Physical Fitness, Physical Activity Behaviours, Cardiovascular Health and Back Health in 6 to 8 Year old Children of Basel-Stadt
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss)
  • Karagiannis Voules, Dimitrios Alexios
    Bayesian geostatistical variable selection and prediction of tropical diseases
    University of Basel
    (Supervisors: PD Dr. Penelope Vounatsou, Prof. Jürg Utzinger)
  • Lupatsch, Judith Eva
    Exposure to Infections and the Risk of Leukaemia in Children
    University of Bern
    (Supervisors: Prof. Claudia Kuehni, Dr. Ben Spycher)
  • Roser, Katharina
    Exposure assessment for mobile phone use and radiofrequency electromagnetic fields and the application in a Swiss cohort study
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Schindler, Matthias
    The Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry as a population based cancer registry: comleteness and epidemiological indicators
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Schöni, Anna
    Health symptoms and cognitive function in Swiss adolescents in relation to mobile phone use and radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Seematter-Bagnoud, Laurence
    Alcohol use in community-dwelling older persons aged 65 to 70 years: cross-sectional and longitudinal association with frailty, gait, and health care use
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisor: Prof. Brigitte Santos-Eggimann)
  • Yepes, Maryam
    From Showcard to Mobile Technology: Novel Tools in Monitoring and Preventing Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisors: Prof. Jürgen Maurer, Prof. Pascal Bovet)

2015

  • Caviezel, Seraina
    Cyclic variation of the common carotid artery structure in relation to prior atherosclerotic burden and physical activity
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss)
  • Curjuric, Ivan
    Impact of gene-environment interactions within inflammatory and oxidative stress pathways on the development of chronic obstructive lung diesease (COPD)
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Nicole Probst-Hensch)
  • Essig, Stefan
    Survivorship and long-term follow-up care in pediatric oncology: Qualitative and quantitative analyses
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Hartley, Mary-Anne
    Metastatic leishmaniasis – A chronic inflammatory response to Leishmania’s viral endosymbiont
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisor: Prof. Nicolas Fasel)
  • Pfeil, Alena
    Neutropenia in cancer patients, risk prediction models of neutropenia, and supportive measures
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Thomas D. Szucs)
  • Roduit, Caroline
    Development of atopic dermatitis and its association with prenatal and early life exposures
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer)
  • Steck, Nicole
    The Epidemiology of Assisted Suicide in Switzerland
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Marcel Zwahlen)
  • Wengenroth, Laura
    Social Outcomes in Childhood Cancer Survivors
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)

2014

  • Gerger, Heike
    Sources of bias and variation in meta-analytic psychological outcome research: Revisiting the Dodo bird
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Peter Jüni)
  • Gianinazzi, Micol
    Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Psycho-oncological aspects and transition of care
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Regnier, Stephane
    The Economics of Medicine: Assessing Medications’ Value
    University of Neuchâtel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claude Jeanrenaud)
  • Stuckey, Erin Mae
    Application of mathematical modelling for malaria control decision-making in settings of varying transmission intensity
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Tom Smith)

2013

  • Dean, Anna
    Epidemiology of brucellosis and Q Fever in northern Togo and the risk of disease spread through cattle trade in West Africa
    University of Basel
    (Supervisors: PD Dr. Esther Schelling, Prof. Jakob Zinsstag)
  • Estill, Janne Anton Markus
    Monitoring and outcomes of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients: a mathematical model
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Matthias Egger)
  • Gschwind, Yves
    Gait, mobility, and falls in older people
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Reto Kressig)
  • Hauri, Dimitri
    Ionizing And Non-Ionizing Radiation And The Risk Of Childhood Cancer – Illustrated With Domestic Radon And Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Field Exposure
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Herzog, Sereina Annik
    Mathematical modelling for the timing of progression from Chlamydia trachomatis infection to pelvic inflammatory disease
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Nicola Low)
  • Kalesan, Bindu
    Modeling time-to-event data in estimating effectiveness and safety in interventional cardiology
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Peter Jüni)
  • Kim Le, Anh Thi
    Health and access to health services of rural-to-urban migrant populations in Viet Nam
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer)
  • Lyngdoh, Tanica
    Uric acid and cardio-metabolic risk factors: An epidemiological approach
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisor: Prof. Murielle Bochud)
  • Meier, Reto
    Health effects of occupational exposure to traffic particles and noise
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisors: Dr. Michael Riediker, Prof. Vincent Barras)
  • Musheke, Maurice
    Factors influencing uptake of HIV testing and non-initiation of and attrition from antiretroviral therapy care in Lusaka, Zambia
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Dr. Sonja Merten)
  • Panczak, Radoslaw
    The Geography of Death in Switzerland
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Matthias Egger)
  • Ragettli, Martina
    Measurement and modeling of short- and long-term commuter exposure to traffic-related air pollution
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Sally Liu)
  • Rajkumar, Sarah
    The effect of a smoking ban on exposure and cardio-respiratory health in Swiss hospitality workers
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Rueegg, Corina S.
    Physical Activity and Physical Function in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Schwärzler, Patricia
    De nos jours, chacun fait ce qu’il veut” ? Dynamiques des relations sociales et pratiques sexuelles dans le contexte du VIH/sida à Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Brigit Obrist)
  • Singer, Florian
    Inert Gas Washout to Assess Airway Function. From Bench to Bedside
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Urs Frey)
  • Uehli, Katrin
    Investigation of the relationship between sleep problems and work injuries
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Nino Künzli)
  • Urbinello, Damiano
    Exposure assessment of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) in everyday environments – methodological approaches and issue-specific perspectives
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Wang, Jen
    The Geneva Gay Men’s Health Project: A community-research collaboration to assess and improve the health of gay men in Geneva, Switzerland
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Marcel Tanner)

2012

  • Ausserhofer, Dietmar
    High-reliability in healthcare: Nurse-reported patient safety climate and its relationship with patient outcomes in Swiss acute care hospitals
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Sabina De Geest)
  • Aydin, Denis
    The Use Of Mobile Phones And The Risk Of Brain Tumors Among Children And Adolescents
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Bachmann, Monica, Denis
    Health Behaviour Change in Smokers: Five Articles on the Development of Smoking Behaviour
    Universtiy of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Hansjörg Znoj)
  • da Costa, Bruno Cezar
    Summarising and Expressing Patient-Reported Outcomes in Osteoarthritis
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Peter Jüni)
  • Dey, Michelle
    Health-related quality of life among children with mental health problems
    University of Zurich
    (Supervisor: Prof. Meichun Mohler-Kuo)
  • Loss, Georg
    Investigating the effect of farm milk consumption on childhood asthma and allergies in the context of farming, early life nutrition and innate immunity
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer)
  • Meyer, Ursina
    Short- and long-term effects of a multi-component physical activity intervention in primary school
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: PD Dr. Susi Kriemler, Prof. Uwe Pühse)
  • Omlin, Sarah
    Schlafstörungen durch nächtlichen Alltagslärm – aus der Public Health Perspektive
    University of Zurich
    (Supervisor: PD Dr. Georg Bauer, Prof. Theo Wehner)
  • Scott, Pippa
    Pneumococcal and Measles Vaccines: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Nicola Low)
  • Senn, Beate
    Creating and validating a patient-reported outcome instrument to assess symptom experience related to surgical wounds in women with vulvar neoplasms – A mixed methods study
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Elisabeth Zemp Stutz)
  • Soukhathammavong, Phonepasong
    Morbidity and treatment of Opisthorchis viverrini, Schistosoma mekhongi, hookworm and other parasitic helminths in Lao PDR
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: PD Dr. Peter Odermatt)

2010-11

  • Adam, Martin
    Epidemiology of childhood cancer in Switzerland: Access to care and socioeconomic differentials in incidence and survival.
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Bänteli-Niederer, Iris
    Physical fitness in preschool children: Correlates and intervention effects
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: PD Dr. Susi Kriemler, Prof. Pedro-Manuel Marques-Vidal)
  • Berben, Lut
    Chronic Illness Management Implementation – Building research initiative group: chronic illness management and adherence in transplantation
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Sabina De Geest)
  • Bretscher, Michael
    Estimation of Distributional Parameters of Malaria Infection Durations from Longitudinal Field Data when Detection of the Parasite is Imperfect
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Tom Smith)
  • Bringolf-Isler, Bettina
    Physical activity in children and the environment
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer)
  • Bürgi, Flavia
    Physical activity in preschoolers
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: PD Dr. Susi Kriemler, Prof. Pedro-Manuel Marques-Vidal)
  • Frei, Patrizia
    Radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure and health related quality of life: Prospective cohort study
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Gaume, Jacques
    At-Risk Alcohol Use In Young Adults – Effectiveness And Mechanisms Of Brief Motivational Intervention As A Primary And Secondary Prevention Measure
    University of Lausanne
    (Supervisor: Prof. Jean-Bernard Daeppen)
  • Gross, Karin
    Intermittent Preventive Treatment during Pregnancy (IPTp) and Antenatal Care (ANC) in Practice: A Study from the Kilombero Valley, Tanzania
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Brigit Obrist)
  • Hodel, Eva-Maria
    Assessment of the contribution of pharmacogenetics of pharmacogenetics in overall treatment efficacy against malaria by DNA chip technology: an aid for the selection of appropriate drugs in malaria
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Blaise Genton)
  • Kurth, Elisabeth
    Infant crying & maternal tiredness:Examining their evolution and interaction in the first 12 weeks postpartum
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Elisabeth Zemp Stutz)
  • Latzin, Philipp
    Early determinants of respiratory symptoms in the first 6 years of life
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Urs Frey)
  • Mohler, Evelyn
    Effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure on sleep quality
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Röösli)
  • Nüesch, Eveline
    Bias in meta-analyses of randomised trials
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Peter Jüni)
  • Rebholz, Cornelia Eva
    Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Spycher, Ben
    Analysis of phenotypic variation in childhood wheezing disorders
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Kuehni)
  • Spörri-Fahrni, Adrian
    Regional health differentials in Switzerland: Socio-economic context and individual resources and risk factors
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Matthias Egger)
  • Stern, Georgette
    Environmental Influences on Autonomic Regulatory Processes and Airway Function
    University of Bern
    (Supervisor: Prof. Urs Frey)
  • Wanner, Miriam
    Effectiveness of active-online.ch: a web based randomised controlled study
    University of Basel
    (Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer)
  • Winkler, Mirko
    Health Impact Assessment in complex eco-epidemiological settings in the humid tropics
    University of Basel
    (Supervisors: Dr. Jürg Utzinger, Prof. Gary Krieger)