Résumé

  • 2012 - 2015: Research project: The Socialist Patients' Collective Heidelberg (SPK) - a study on the history of anti-psychiatry in Germany
  • 2010 - 2013: Member of United Nations Subcomittee on Prevention of Torture
  • 2011 - 2012: Research project: Prevention of domestic violence in migrant families
  • 2009 - 2011: Research project: Theatrical processing of the trauma of imprisonment and harassment under communist dictatorship in East Germany
  • 2009: Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2008: Honorary professorship at the Charité University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
  • 2003 - 2008: Research project: secondary traumatization of caregivers working with victims of violence
  • 2006: Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) from Göttingen University Medical School, Germany
  • 2004 - 2005: Training as supervisor for trauma therapists using Lansen/Haans method.
  • 2000: Certified as psychotherapist in psychodynamic psychotherapy by the Institute for Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics (continuing education institute of German Psychoanalytic Society), additional degree in psychotherapy, Berlin Medical Association
  • 1995-2009: Council and Board member of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT)
  • 1992 - 2003: Co-founder and director of Berlin Center for the Treatment of Torture Victims
  • 1991: Director of "Berliners Help Kurds," relief campaign for Kurdish refugees on the Turkish-Iraqi border
  • 1989 - 1990: The Value of the Human Being: Medicine in Germany 1918 Ð 1945, exhibition and book on the occasion of the 92nd Congress of the German Medical Association in Berlin
  • 1987 - 1988: Research fellowship from German Research Foundation at the Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, for project on the attitude of German émigré doctors towards medicine under national socialism
  • 1985 - 1986: Research project: medical evaluation of Holocaust survivors during the reparations process
  • 1983 - 1984: "Special Treatment Requested": Moabit Hospital 1920-1945, exhibition and book on the history of Jewish doctors and Nazi medical abuses at Moabit Hospital Berlin
  • 1983: Certified as family physician
  • 1980: Doctorate from Free University Berlin
  • 1968 - 1974: Medical studies at Heidelberg University, Germany, and Bristol Medical School, UK
  • Born 1948
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