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Gisela Immich, M.Sc.

Research Associate
Scientific assistance Prof. Schuh

Responsibilities

Research interests in forest medicine (forest bathing, forest therapy, cure and healing forests), chronobiology, naturopathic treatments & complementary medicine

Contact

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

Room: U 044
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-78213
Fax: +49 (0)89 2180-78230

Work group

Forest therapy & medicine, medical climatology

Area of interests

Research interests

  • Forest medicine, forest therapy, forest bathing and its clinical evaluation and evidence
  • Nature and health in urban context
  • Forests for health

Current Projects

Closed projects

  • Evaluation of an international core curriculum of forest therapy guides. Cooperation LMU with ANFTA; not finalised.

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1981-1984 State vocational school for medical radiology technicians
  • 1984-1985 Oncological clinic, radiotherapy, LMU Munich
  • 1985-1990 Institute of Medical Balneology and Climatology, LMU Munich, Prof. Pratzel
  • 1991-1999 Institute of Medical Balneologie and Climatology, LMU Munich, Prof. Schuh
  • 2000-2009 Institute of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Scientific Research Assistant of Prof. Stucki
  • 2009-2011 Institute of health and Rehabilitations Sciences, Scientific Research Assistant of Prof. Nowak
  • 2011-2018 Institute of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Scientific Research Assistant of Prof. Schuh
  • 2018-today Chair of Public Health and Health Services Research (IBE), Pettenkofer School of Public Health, Scientific Research Associate and Scientific Reserach Assistant of Prof. Schuh

Additional Qualifications/Educations

  • since 2017 in work: doctoral thesis Dr. rer.biol.hum at the LMU Munich
  • 2018-2019: training and certification as "certified Forest Therapy Guide" by the American Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guide and Program ANFT in Europe
  • 2018: Teaching to "Certified Trainee in Forest Medicine" by the International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine (INFOM) in Japan
  • February 2017: Certification Master of Science DIPL (TUM)
  • 2014-2017: M.Sc. program "Physical activity and Health - diagnosis, prevention and intervention in the life span" at the TU Munich
  • March 2014: Certification B.Sc. CAM
  • 2010-2014 Bachelor Sc. program  in complementary and alternative Medicine (B. Sc. CAM)
  • 2005 certification as medical climatotherapist
  • 1991 naturopathic practioner certification