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Dr. Martina Spiess

Dr. Martina Spiess

Dr. Martina Spiess

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

+41 (0) 58 934 63 57

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Research Associate and Lecturer

Expertise and research interests

As a rehabilitation scientist, I am interested in the application of new technologies in rehabilitation, especially in how they can be optimally used to achieve the best possible results for clients.

Educational background

University of Florida
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Rehabilitation Sciences · (2008 - 2012)

Universities of Zurich and Maastricht (Joint Program)
MPTSc, Physical Therapy Science · (2002 - 2005)

Physiotherapy School Leukerbad
Certified Physical Therapist (Swiss Red Cross) · (1996 - 2001)

Professional milestones

Hocoma AG
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator (2018-2020)
Clinical Research Coordinator (2014-2017)

Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich
Post-Doctoral Researcher (2013-2014)

Balgrist Universitäy Hospital, Zurich
Research Assistant (2005-2008)

Different In-, and Outpatient Settings in Switzerland
Staff Physical Therapist (2001 - 2005)

Membership of networks



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