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Christina Schuler

Christina Schuler

Christina Schuler

ZHAW School of Health Professions
Institute of Nursing

+41 (0) 58 934 61 35

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate

Expertise and research interests

Pediatric and neonatal Nursing, Global Health (Maternal and Child Health), qualitative Research

Educational background

Master of Science in Nursing (MScN), Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Winterthur

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) International Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland, University College, London, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, University of Heidelberg, Charité, Berlin

Undergraduate Studies in Nursing, Berufsschule für Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege Zug

Swiss BioDesign, "Inventing next generation medical devices" Summer School, ZHAW School of Engineering, Winterthur

Implementation Science in Health Care & Social Services, EISEN - European Implementation Science Education Network, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

GCP (Good clinical practice) course, Swiss TPH, Basel

Course in Neonatal Nursing Care, Berne/Zurich

Course in Intermediate Care in paediatrics, University Hospital Bern

Certificate in Advanced Studies(CAS) in International Cooperation and Global Health (General Tropical Course), Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland

Course for pediatric oncology nursing, University Hospital, Bern

Professional milestones

2021-to date
Research Associate, Institute for Nursing, ZHAW, Winterthur

Study Coordinator, Institute for Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Prevention, Department for Public & Global Health, University Zurich

2019-to date
Nursing Pool, Pediatric & Neonatal Units, Regional Hospital Lucerne

2019-to date
Maternal and Child Health Programme Advisor, Ghana Health and Education Initiative (GHEI), Ghana

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Bern

Health Programme Coordinator, Ghana Health and Education Initative, Ghana

Study nurse & Co-Team leader local study location, SAPALDIA, Swiss
cohort study on lung disease and air pollution in adults, Swiss TPH, Basel

Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Regional Hospital, Lucerne

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Bern

Pediatric Oncology and Haematology, University Hospital Bern

Radio oncology for adults, University Hospital Bern

Nursing volunteering in two local Hospitals, Winneba, Ghana

Pediatric surgery, University Hospital Bern

Membership of networks

Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health



Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Agbozo, F., Schuler, C., & Jahn, A. (2022). Adherence to appointments for gestational diabetes testing and experiences with two-hour postprandial glucose test: a mixed-methods study in Ghana. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 22(1), 287.

Schuler, C., Ntow, G. E., & Agbozo, F. (2019). Mothers' Experiences with Neonatal Care for Low Birth Weight Infants at Home; A Qualitative Study in the Hohoe Municipality, Ghana. J Pediatr Nurs, 45, e44-e52.

10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, Antwerpen, Belgium, 16-20. October 2017. Poster presentation, Schuler C., Ntow G. Agbozo F., A retrospective qualitative study to explore the neonatal care practises of mothers with low birth weight infants in the Hohoe Municipality, Ghana.