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Coenen

Dr. rer. biol. hum. Michaela Coenen, MPH

Psychologist

Head of the Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health
Course coordinator MSc Public Health

Contact

Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research
Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE)
Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) Munich
Marchioninistraße 17
81377 Munich, Germany

Room: U 041
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-78216

Area of interests

Research interests

  • Functioning and disability
  • Community-based prevention strategies
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies; systematic reviews
  • Rehabilitation research
  • Health services research
  • Implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in clinical practice and other areas of interest (e.g. public health)

Projects

  • Harmonizing existing patient reported outcome measures in rheumatoid arthritis
  • ICF INFO (International collaborative project which aims to establish the principles to harmonize routinely collected health information based on the ICF)
  • ICF e-learning Tool (a web-based education tool for ICF Workshops)
  • ICF│PROreha (Predicting the rehabilitation outcome after trauma based on the ICF)
  • Further development and validation of the Hamburger Prognosescore

Completed

Supervision of trainees (MPH / MSc students)
Supervision of doctoral students
Biometrical consulting of doctoral thesis
Coordination and management of third-party projects
ICF Training

Teaching

  • Qualitative methods in Public Health and medical research
  • Research Skills & Core competencies in Public Health
  • Practice and policies in Public Health

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1986 - 1993 Diploma in Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich
  • 1993 – 1994 Junior researcher, Department of Psychology, Biological psychology (Prof. R. Schandry), LMU Munich
  • 1994 – 2000 Junior researcher, Institut für Therapieforschung (IFT) (Prof. G. Bühringer), Munich
  • 2000 - 2002 Master of Public Health, LMU Munich
  • 2003 – 2005 Doctoral scholarship Deutsche Rheuma-Liga e.V., Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, LMU Munich
  • 2005 – 2008 Researcher, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, LMU Munich
  • 2008 Doctorate degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Dr. rer. biol. hum.), LMU Munich
  • 2008 – 2012 Senior researcher, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, LMU Munich (Prof. G. Stucki)
  • 2012 - 2014 Senior researcher, Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research (IBE), LMU Munich (Prof. U. Mansmann)
  • since 2014 Head of the Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health
  • since 2018 Course coordinator of the master programme Public Health

Steering Committee member of the ICF Research Branch