Congratulations Dr. Karin A. Peter
25.09.2020 We have the pleasure to congratulate Dr. Karin A. Peter for the awarded title of philosophical doctor.
We have the pleasure to congratulate Dr. Karin A. Peter for the awarded title of philosophical doctor! She successfully defended her PhD thesis at the University of Maastricht on the 22nd of September 2020. Under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Joos Schools, Associate Prof. Ruud Halfens and Prof. Dr. Sabine Hahn, Dr. Peter investigated the topic, «Work-related stress among health professionals working in Swiss hospitals, nursing homes and home care organisations: an analysis of stressors, stress reactions and long-term consequences of stress at work among Swiss health professionals”. In recent years, Dr. Peter has focused on stress at work and possible interventions to reduce stress among leaders and health professionals and also leads the national STRAIN project - work-related stress among health professionals in Switzerland. She has examined the topic from the perspective of various health professionals, e.g. nurses, midwives, doctors, medical-technical and medical-therapeutic professionals, and has dealt with various methods of data collection and instruments. Her research has resulted in five international publications. The entire document can be retrieved on the Website of the University of Maastricht. Dr. Peter works at the Department of Nursing in the field of applied research and development and is the Head of the Innovation Field Healthcare – Personnel Skills and Development.