Research Assistant (Prof. Dr. Gisela Michel)

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Projects of the Health and Social Behaviour Team


After completing her BSc in Physiotherapy (Zurich University of Applied Sciences) in 2011, Salome Christen worked as a physiotherapists for two years. Then, she took up the master program MA in Health Sciences (University of Lucerne) and graduated in 2015. For her master thesis, she investigated preferences of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors for long-term follow-up. Since May 2015, she has been a research associate at the University of Lucerne in the team of Prof. Dr. Gisela Michel.



  • Epidemiology
  • Guidelines development
  • Childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: late effects, long-term follow-up
  • Parents of childhood cancer survivors





Journal Article


Contribution/presentation at a scientific conference

Awards, honours, prizes and scholarships/grants