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ZHAW School of Health Sciences
Institute of Nursing
Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 63 04

Work at ZHAW


Researcher & Lecturer


Psychosocial Research; Mental Health: Psychological / Emotional Distress, Depression, Anxiety and Stress; Implementation Science: Mental Health Assessments and Psychological Screening Tools; Health and Social Behavior; Research with vulnerable populations: childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer survivors, neonatal care patients; Methods: Quantitative Research, Qualitative Research, Systematic Reviews


  • Co-Modul management "Research plan/Proposal and Evaluation" (MSc)
  • Modul management "Health promotion and prevention" (Bsc)
  • Additional teaching responsibilities: Master colloquium quantitative methods, supervision of Master theses and mentoring of Master students

Education and Continuing education


  • Doctor of Science (PhD) in Health Sciences and Certificate of Public Health (SSPH+) / Health Sciences
    University of Lucerne
    2017 - 2020
  • Master degree in Health Sciences / Health Sciences, specialization in Health and Social Behavior
    University of Lucerne
    2015 - 2017
  • Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing
    Bern University of Applied Sciences
    2010 - 2013
  • Registered Nurse, Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education
    College of Higher Education, Lindenhof Hospital Bern
    2003 - 2007

Continuing Education

  • Good Clinical Practice Certificate: Investigator Level
    Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research
  • Higher Education Teaching Certificate: Basic Training in Higher Education Teaching
    University of Lucerne



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Other publications

Harju E, Roser K, Michel G. A systematic review on the use of the emotion thermometer in individuals diagnosed with cancer. PROSPERO 2018 CRD42018084063. Available from: