University of Lucerne
Gisela Michel holds a PhD in psychology with a focus on clinical and health psychology (University of Fribourg, Switzerland). In 2003, she spent one year as a visiting scholar at the New York University, USA. After her PhD she has been working in the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry concentrating on epidemiological research in the field of survivorship, psychosocial late effects and follow-up care. From 2007 to 2009, she spent two years as a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Sheffield, UK. Between 2009 and 2013, she held an Ambizione Grant of the Swiss National Science Foundation and worked at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Since 2013, she is an associate professore in Health and Social Behaviour at the University of Lucerne.