Dr. Stefan Schmid

Steckbrief

Dr. Stefan Schmid Stv. Leiter aF&E Physiotherapie

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Gesundheit
    Fachbereich Physiotherapie
    Stadtbachstrasse 64
    3012 Bern

Tätigkeiten

  • Deputy Head of Physiotherapy Research

  • Head of Spinal Movement Biomechanics Group

Lehre

  • BSc in Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences

  • MSc in Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences

  • BSc in Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Basel

  • MSc in Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern

Forschung

  • Biomechanics of the spine

  • Neuromuscular aspects of compensatory mechanisms during gait

Lebenslauf

  • Following his studies in Physiotherapy (2001-2005), Dr. Schmid obtained an MA in Pathokinesiology from New York University (2009) and a PhD in Biomechanics from ETH Zurich (2016). After completing a postdoctoral research fellowship at Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2018-2019), Dr. Schmid was appointed lecturer at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, where he serves as Deputy Head of Physiotherapy Research and Head of the Spinal Movement Biomechanics Group. His research interests include the biomechanics of the spine as well as neuromuscular aspects of compensatory mechanisms during gait.
  • 08/2019 – present Researcher and Lecturer Bern University of Applied Sciences (CH)
  • 08/2018 – 07/2019 Research Fellow Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (USA)
  • 01/2017 – 07/2018 Lecturer and Researcher Bern University of Applied Sciences (CH)
  • 03/2010 – 12/2016 Research Associate Bern University of Applied Sciences (CH)
  • 06/2009 – 02/2010 Physical Therapist Manhattan Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, New York, NY (USA)
  • 08/2005 – 12/2007 Physical Therapist Hirslanden Klinik Beau-Site, Bern (CH)
  • 03/2003 – 07/2005 Instructor / Supervisor (part-time) Physiotherapie Steinbach, Medizinische Trainingstherapie, Belp (CH)
  • 06/2000 – 06/2001 Electronics Technologist Ascom AG, Bern (CH)
  • 06/2012 – 06/2016 PhD in Biomechanics ETH Zurich (CH)
  • 01/2008 – 09/2009 MA in Pathokinesiology New York University (USA)
  • 08/2001 – 07/2005 Diploma in Physiotherapy Feusi Physiotherapieschule Bern / Ausbildungszentrum Insel (CH)

Projekte

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Mitgliedschaften

Sprachen- und Länderkenntnisse

  • Deutsch - Muttersprache oder zweisprachig
  • Englisch - Verhandlungssicher
  • Französisch - Konversationssicher