Ulrike Ehlert

Ulrike Ehlert, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Chair

Phone: +41 44 635 73 50

Room number: BIN 4.E.01

u.ehlert@psychologie.uzh.ch

Office: BIN-4.E.01

Curriculum vitae

Personal Information

Name Ulrike Maria Barbara Ehlert-Bezold
Address Office:
University of Zurich, Dept. of Psychology Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
Binzmuhlestr. 14/ Box 26
CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
E-mail: u.ehlert@psychologie.uzh.ch
Tel: +41-44-635 73 50

Education

1997 Habilitation, venia legendi in psychology, University of Trier
1988 PhD, University of Trier, clinical psychology
1984 Diplom psychology (MS)
1982 Vordiplom sociology
1981 Vordiplom psychology
1979-84 Studies in psychology and sociology, University of Trier
1966-79 School education (Abitur), Ebermannstadt

Professional experience

since 2014 Professeur Associé der Université du Luxembourg
since 2009 Head of postgraduate education in cognitive-behavior supervision at the University of Zurich (Diploma of Advanced Studies in cognitive behavior supervision)
2004–2008 Director of the Institute of Psychology at the University of Zurich
since 2001 Head of the outpatient clinic and research unit for behavioral medicine at the University of Zurich
since 2000 Head of postgraduate education in cognitive behavior therapy and behavioral medicine at the University of Zurich (Master of Advanced Studies in Psychotherapy)
since 2000 Head of the research group "Verhaltensneurobiologie" at the Center of Neuroscience of the ETH and the University of Zurich
since 1999 Full professor for clinical psychology at the University of Zurich
1998 Certified supervisor of the German Kassenärztliche Bundesvereinigung
1991 Certified psychotherapist according to the Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Trier
1989-99 Head of the Psychological Consultation Liaison Services of the University of Trier, at the Herz-Jesu-Krankenhaus Trier, and the Krankenanstalt Mutterhaus der Borromäerinnen, Trier
1988-99 Lecturer at the University of Trier
1988-89 Establishment of psychological consultation-liaison work at the Herz-Jesu-Krankenhaus, Trier
1987-89 Senior scientist at the Department of Clinical and Psychophysiological Psychology (Prof. Dr. Hellhammer), University of Trier
1985-87 Psychotherapeutic work in a psychiatric outpatient clinic
1984-85 Psychiatric Department of the Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder, Trier

Research Grants

Swiss National Foundation, German Research Foundation, Oncosuisse, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Jacobs Foundation, Else Kröner Fresenius Stiftung, Müller Hartmann Stiftung, Stiftung für Wissenschaftliche Forschung der Universität Zürich, Ministerium des Inneren und für Sport, Stiftung Innovation für Rheinland-Pfalz, Mid & West Wales Fire Service, Swansea (UK), Eidgenössische Sportkommission und Bundesamt für Sport, Swiss Network for International Studies

Editorial Activities

Der Psychotherapeut, Editorial Board (2000-06), Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Editorial Board (2000-06), e-Journal Psycho-Social Medicine (2004-06), Verhaltenstherapie (since 2006), European Psychologist (since 2012), Journal of Psychosomatic Research (since 2012)

Advisory Board Activities

Zeitschrift für Verhaltenstherapie und Verhaltensmedizin (since 1998), Verhaltenstherapie (1999-2006), PsyMed (2001-05), Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie (since 2006), Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie (since 2007), Journal of Psychosomatic Research (2009-2012), The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry (since 2012), Woman (since 2013), Psychotherapie im Dialog (since 2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology (since 2015)

Occasional Reviewer

American Journal of Psychiatry, Annals of Epidemiology, Archives of General Psychiatry, Archives of Women’s Mental Health, Autonomic Neuroscience,Behavior Genetics, Biological Psychiatry, BioMed Central Public Health, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, British Journal of Sports Medicine, BMC Medical Genomics, Der Hautarzt, Fertility & Sterility, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychiatry, Future Drugs, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Gut, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, International Journal of Eating Disorders, International Journal of Psychology, International Journal of Psychophysiology, Journal of Affective Disorders, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Journal of Psychiatric Research, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Journal of Traumatic Stress, Nature Reviews Endocrinology, Neuroendocrinology, Neuropsychobiology, Neuroreport, Neuroscience, Pain, Physiology & Behavior, PLoS ONE, Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, Psychiatry Research, Psychological Medicine, Psychologische Beiträge, Psychologische Rundschau, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Psychopathology, Psychophysiology, Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Report Psychologie, Social Science & Medicine, Stress, Stress and Health, Swiss Journal of Psychology, Swiss Medical Weekly, The Journal of Pain, The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, Twin Research and Human Genetics, Women and Health, Women’s Health, Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie, Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie, Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Zeitschrift für Medizinische Psychologie, Zeitschrift für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Zeitschrift für Verhaltenstherapie und Verhaltensmedizin

Grant Reviewer

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Germany), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Germany), Der Wissenschaftsfonds (Austria), Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (Austria), German Israeli Foundation (Israel, Germany), Jubiläumsfond der Österreichischen Nationalbank (Austria), Krebsliga Schweiz, L'Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) française, Medical Research Council (UK), Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO) (NL), Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), Université du Luxembourg, Wissenschaftsrat Deutschland

Referee for Public and Scientific Institutions

Member of the Fachkommission Psychotherapie der Gesundheitsdirektion des Kantons Zürich (2002-2006). Referee for the Stellungnahme der Allianz der psychotherapeutischen Beruf- und Fachverbände (2002). Referee for the advisory opinion about the scientific background of psychotherapy for the Swiss Federation of Psychologists (2002). Expert of the Österreichischer Akkreditierungsrat (ÖAR) (2004). Expert of the Swiss National Foundation, Dep. III, PAKliF & Dep. I, Scholarship Commission (since 2004). Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss University Institutes of Psychology (2004-2008), Deutscher Wissenschaftsrat (2008)

Active Collaboration in Professional Societies

Member of the expert group of the AWMF-Fachgesellschaften zur Entwicklung von Praxisleitlinien im Konsiliar-Liaison-Bereich (1997-1999). President of the Swiss Society for Health Psychology (SGGPsy) (2000). Member of the Board of the German Society for Behavioral Medicine and Behavioral Modification (DGVM) (1998-2005). Member of the Board of the German Society for Psychotraumatology (DeGPT) (1998-2002). Member of the Board of the Swiss Society for Psychology (SGP) (2002-2004)

Graduate training

Since 2012 instructor of the Swiss National Academic Foundation. Thesis advisor for more than 50 successfully completed Ph.D. theses. Currently supervising 10 Ph.D. students. So far, six Ph.D. students or post docs from my lab have become professors at different Swiss and German universities