Research Assistants are responsible for the data collection in the collaboration centres. They contact the patients directly and coordinate the clinical assesments. Research assistants are resposnsible for data entry and data quality.
Agata Bulloni works as a fellow of the clinical trial unit of the Swiss Paraplegic Center in the SwiSCI study center. For SwiSCI she is responsible for the recruitment of new participants, the planning and conduction of study measurements as well as data entry into the study database. She obtained a bachelor and a master in health sciences and technology with emphasis on movement sciences. Ms. Bulloni is experienced in clinical research through her previous work in the fields of pediatric neuro rehabilitation, sports medicine and orthopedics.
Since 2016 Isabelle Debecker is research assistant and responsible for the SwiSCI data collection in Rehab Basel. She has graduated as occupational therapist in 1992 in France. Next to her occupation she studied educational sciences in Lyon and completed her masters degree in 2015. Isabelle is a member in the ethics committee of the Swiss societiy for occupational therapists (ErgotherapeutInnen-Verband Schweiz). Besides her responsibility as research assistant she still works as occupational therapist in Rehab Basel.
Corinne Funk works as research assistant at the Clinical Trial Unit at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre. Since her master’s degree in human movement science and sports at the ETH Zurich, she has been working in clinical research and since 2016 she is responsible for the conduction and coordination of the SwiSCI study in the clinical setting.
Dario Herrsche works as research fellow of the clinical trial unit of the Swiss Paraplegic Center in the SwiSCI study center. In SwiSCI, he is responsible for the recruitment of new participants, the planning and conduction of study measurements as well as data entry into the study database. After obtaining his bachelor in biomedical sciences, he completed his master degree in health sciences and technology with emphasis on movement sciences. Mr. Herrsche is experienced in clinical research through his previous work in the areas of cardiology and sports medicine as well as orthopedics and traumatology.
Iris Krüsi is SwiSCI research assistant at the Spinal Cord Injury Center of the University Hospital Balgrist. As nurse she worked at the internal medicine department and the Spinal Cord Injury Center of the University Hospital Balgrist. In 2013 she earned the Bachelor's degree in care at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences.
Caroline Mayor is a graduate nurse. She has serveral work experiences in both care and relationships spheres like psychiatry and addictology. She works at the rehabilitation clinic in Sion since 2005, where she has provided care in the paraplegic and orthopedic departments. In 2011, in parallel to her job with patients with spinal injuries, she completes a CAS in wounds and healing. Since March 2017, she decided to join the research assistant team from SwiSCI to address a new challenge in the Clinique romande de réadaptation Sion.
Cátia Nunes is a registered nurse at the Spinal Cord Injury Unity at the Clinique Romande de Readaptation (CRR), in Sion. After almost 6 years of practice in the Spinal Cord Injury, she joined the Research Team of the CRR, were she collaborates as Research Assistant for SwiSCI. During her professionnal career she got a Certified of Advanced Studies in Pain Management and Nursing.
Cornelia Stress works as Study Nurse at the University Clinic Balgrist since 2019 and her work includes the SwiSCI study. In 2015 she received her Master’s degree in Psychology with focus in cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. After graduation, she worked as Research Assistant and in clinic Neuropsychology.
Caroline Stumm is research assistant working for SwiSCI at REHAB Basel. After her Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy she worked as physiotherapist and course instructor for a couple of years. In 2011 she earned the Master of Public Science at the University of Fulda holding a position as research assistant in a prevention project.