Professor of Health and Social Behavior
Director MSc Health Sciences

T +41 41 229 59 55 • Room 1.B11 •

Projects of the Health and Social Behaviour Team


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. 

Curriculum Vitae Gisela Michel


My research interests focus on psychosocial outcomes and health service research in patients with chronic diseases. A major topic of my research is childhood cancer (late effects after childhood cancer, transition from pediatric to adult medical care and long-term follow-up for survivors of childhood cancer, parents of long-term childhood cancer survivors).

Research Projects




Journal Article

(working, research, annual) report, expert opinion, expertise


Contribution/presentation at a scientific conference

Single lecture, talk, presentation at invitation