Dr. Dana Schultchen

Dr. Dana Schultchen, née Fischer, works as a research associate in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at Ulm University. In her PhD, she investigated opportunities to change interoceptive processes in the context of prevention and intervention. Furthermore, she focuses on mobile-based measurements of diverse health parameters as well as on the development and evaluation of mobile- and web-based interventions. In 2018, she spent a 4-month research stay at La Trobe University in Melbourne.

Since April 2019, Dana Schultchen is responsible for the project of Accelerate! SÜD. One part in this project is the implementation of the course „Founder’s Garage“ in which students  work on their own projects, develop and evaluate their ideas and apply them in a business model. In 2019, she and her colleagues Dr. Andrea Wirmer and Benedikt Bill received an teaching award for the best course concept at Ulm University in 2019.

Moreover, she is employed as a lecturer at the International School of Management and the University of Applied Science for Economics and Management in Munich, focusing on health promotion and scientific methods. Within her employment at Karrierecoach Munich, she offers seminars on the topics of stress, time- and self-management and application processes.

 

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Dr. Dana Schultchen, née Fischer
Research Assistant

Dana Schultchen
☎ +49-(0)731/50 31734
℻ +49-(0)731/50 31739
Π 45.3.105

Consultation hours
on appointment

Research Interests

  • Area of research: health and prevention
    Health promotion and prevention measures regarding physical activity and exercise, healthy diet, mindfulness (especially body scan, mindfulness-based stress reduction, yoga) and interoceptive processes
     
  • Area of research: Mobile- and web-based interventions
    Development and evaluation of health-related apps and web-based interventions to promote mindfulness and reduce stress experience
     
  • Methodical areas of research
    Measuring of peripheral physiological and biological parameters: respiration, heartrate variability, electrodermal activity (EDA), hair cortisol and DHEA; activity parameters: standard resting metabolic rate, activity metabolic rate, metabolic equivalent

Professional Career

Since 04/2019 Project coordination of Accelerate! SÜD
Since 10/2017 Teaching at the FOM (University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management), Munich
Since 09/2016 Teaching at the International School of Management GmbH, Munich
Since 10/2014 Research associate at the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Institute of Psychology and Education, Ulm University
Since 10/2014 Freelance employee at Karrierecoach Munich
07/2018 - 10/2018 Research stay at La Trobe University Melbourne, Australia
04/2018 - 09/2018 Substitute lecturer at the Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Institute of Psychology and Education, Ulm University
2016 Research funding “Peer-Mentoring Team-Programm” (line A) of the German Psychology Society (DGPs, Health Psychology) with Julia Reichenberger (University of Salzburg)
10/2012 - 09/2014

M. Sc. Psychology (focus on clinical- and work and organizational psychology), Ulm University

Topic of the master thesis: “The association of different health parameters in obese children and adolescents compared to those of normal weight”

12/2012 - 09/2014

Student assistant in the Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Psychology and Education, Ulm University

10/2009 - 09/2012 B. Sc. Health Psychology, SRH Fachhochschule für Gesundheit in Gera

Internship and Student Work

08/2013 - 06/2014 Internship and freelancer at “Karrierecoach München” (focus on human resource management), Munich
08/2012 - 09/2012 Research internship in the Department of Preventive Pediatrics, Technical University of Munich
10/2011 - 03/2012 Research internship in the Department of Sports and Exercise Psychology, University of Potsdam
05/2011 - 12/2013 Student assistant in the Federal Centre for Health Education within the scope of the campaign “ALKOHOL? Kenn dein Limit”, Cologne
06/2009 - 09/2009 Internship at the “Asklepios Fachklinik” (station: psychosomatic disorders), Lübben

Lectures

Winter Semester 2020/2021

  • Seminar „Workplace health promotion” (Master, Ulm University)
  • Seminar „Founder’s Garage“ (Master, Ulm University)

Summer Semester 2020

  • Seminar „Prevention in the context of binge drinking, alcohol abuse and dependency“ (Master, Ulm University)
  • Seminar „Founder’s Garage“ (Master, Ulm University)

Winter Semester 2019/2020

  • Seminar “Founder’s Garage” (Master, interdisciplinary, Ulm University, Award: Good Practice in teaching)
  • Seminar “Fields of application and prevention projects in the area of Health Psychologie” (Master, interdisciplinary, Ulm University, Award: Good Practice in teaching)
  • Seminar “Workplace health promotion” (Bachelor, International School of Management GmbH)
  • Lecture “Work- and Health Psychology” (Master, International School of Management)

Summer Semester 2019

  • Service Learning seminar "Service Learning: Binge Drinking in adolescence" (Master, Ulm University; cooperation with the city of Ulm, Caritas Ulm, and Federal Centre for Health Education
  • Lecture „Questionnaire design” (Bachelor, International School of Management)
  • Lecture „Workplace health promotion, focus on stress diagnostics and management” (Master, International School of Management)

Winter Semester 2018/2019

  • Empirical-experimental internship “Evaluation of health-related apps” (Bachelor, Ulm University)
  • Seminar “Occupational health management” (Master, Ulm University)
  • Seminar “Workplace health promotion” (Bachelor, International School of Management)

Summer Semester 2018

  • Seminar “Workplace health promotion” (Bachelor, Ulm University)
  • Service Learning seminar "Service Learning: Binge Drinking in adolescence" (Master, Ulm University; cooperation with the city of Ulm, Caritas Ulm, and Federal Centre for Health Education)
  • Lecture „Diagnostics in the context of HR” (Bachelor, FOM München)
  • Empirical research project „The Influence of product placement Instagram vs. Facebook” (Bachelor, International School of Management)
  • Lecture „Questionnaire design” (Bachelor, International School of Management)
  • Lecture „Workplace health promotion, focus on stress diagnostics and management” (Master, International School of Management)

Winter Semester 2017/2018

  • Seminar “Workplace health promotion” (Bachelor, International School of Management GmbH)
  • Empirical-experimental internship „The influence of PayPal on consumers” (Bachelor, International School of Management GmbH)
  • Lecture “Health Psychology” (Bachelor, FOM München)
  • Seminar “Training of self- and time-management: How to successfully and effectively master the studies” (Bachelor & Master, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences)

Summer Semester 2017

  • Leading the colloquium of the Department Clinical and Health Psychology including a journal club (Bachelor and Master, Ulm University)
  • Service Learning seminar: "Service Learning: Binge Drinking in adolescence” (Master, Ulm University; Cooperation with the city of Ulm, Caritas Ulm, and Federal Centre for Health Education)
  • Lecture „Questionnaire design“ (Bachelor, International School of Management)
  • Lecture „Stress diagnostics and prevention" (Master, International School of Management)
  • Seminar „Time-, stress- and self-management” (Bachelor & Master, Aalen University)
  • Seminar „Strategies to implement work-life balance” (Bachelor & Master, Aalen University)
  • Seminar „Scientific research” (Bachelor, Deggendorf Institute of Technology)

Winter Semester 2016/2017

  • Seminar “Development of a prevention program to increase physical activity in youth” (Master, Ulm University)
  • Seminar “Workplace health promotion” (Bachelor, International School of Management GmbH)

Winter Semester 2015/2016

  • Seminar “Stress prevention” (Master, Ulm University)
  • Empirical-experimental internship “Interoception and physical activity” (Bachelor, Ulm University)

Summer Semester 2015

  • Seminar “Sports Psychological basics and methods” (Master, Ulm University)

Winter Semester 2014/2015

  • Seminar “Behaviour-therapeutic techniques and prevention of mental disorders” (Master, Ulm University)

Member of the following scientific communities

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), sections Health and Sport and Exercise Psychology