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Stefanie Becker (Member)


Dr Stefanie Becker is the Director of Alzheimer Switzerland. A trained psychologist and gerontologist, she holds a PhD in Psychology from the Karl-Ruprechts University of Heidelberg in Germany. She has also been employed by the University of Heidelberg, where she worked for several years in applied research on the question of stabilising and promoting quality of life for people with dementia. Former employers in the field of Gerontology were the German Centre for Research on Ageing and the research group of Psychogeriatrics at the Centre of Mental Health - a psychiatric clinic in Mannheim, Germany. She has also worked with professional caregivers in providing stress management assistance and training. In addition, she has handled several consultancy projects, such as developing and implementing dementia strategy and concepts in different nursing homes and a hospital, developing curricula for training caregivers, designing specialised dementia care units and quality evaluation in different gerontological fields. In Switzerland, she held the presidency of the Swiss Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics from 2012-2016 and is still a member of the committee. Stefanie also worked from 2010-2015 at the University of Applied Sciences in Bern as director of the Institute of Aging.

Association Alzheimer Suisse
 Rue des Pêcheurs 8E
 CH-1400 Yverdon-les-Bains

Phone: +41-24-426 20 00
Fax: +41-24-426 21 67



Last Updated: Tuesday 15 November 2016