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Portrait von apl. Prof. Dr. sc. hum. Beate Wild
apl. Prof. Dr. sc. hum. Beate Wild

Lead psychologist (Department of General Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics –Neuenheim Site)
Head of Division (Section Psychosomatic Intervention and Process Research)
Attending Physician (Adipositas-Plus-Group)
Research Group Leader (Heidelberg Institute for Psychotherapy (HIP))
Arbeitsgruppenleiterin systemische Therapieforschung (Heidelberg Institute for Psychotherapy (HIP))

Dipl. Math. Dipl. Psych., Leading Biometrician

Focus

obesity; anorexia; biopsychosocial health care needs in the elderly; mental comorbidity in the elderly; loneliness; effects of chronic stress; systemic therapy; process research, time series analyses; clinical studies in psychosocial medicine; complementary medicine


+49 6221 56-8663

Medical/Professional background

since 2020

Trainer for Systemic and Family Therapy at the Heidelberger Institute for Psychotherapy (HIP)

since 2019

Member of the training committee for Systemic Therapy at the Heidelberger Institute for Psychotherapy (HIP)

since 2013

Head of the working group "Family Psychosomatics" of the German College for Psychosomatic Medicine (DKPM)

2012 – 2018

Training as family therapist (DGSF certified)

since 2011

Management of outpatient groups and supervision

since 2011

Head of the "Psychosomatic Intervention and Process Research" section

since 2007

Leading Biostatistician at the Department of General Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics, University Hospital Heidelberg

since 2005

Lecturer and management position in the internal and supra-regional training program "Clinical Research in Psychosocial Medicine”

since 1999

Research assistant at the Department of General Clinical Medicine and Psychosomatics, University Hospital Heidelberg

Scientific background

2013

Habilitation

"Modeling of dynamic interaction of psychosomatic factors and eating behavior in patients with eating disorders and obesity"

2010 – 2011

Olympia-Morata-Program; scholarship: assistant professor; funded by the University Hospital Heidelberg

2007

PhD (Dr. sc.hum.)

"Application of innovative statistical methods to the evaluation of clinical diary data"

Studies for the Master of Science in Mathematics and in Psychology, in Mainz, Valencia (Spain), and Heidelberg

Commendations

2015

Roemer Award for outstanding research regarding the integration of psychosomatics aspects in medicine, awarded by DKPM

2008

Adolf-Ernst-Meyer Award for outstanding psychotherapy research, awarded by the German College for Psychosomatic Medicine (DKPM)

MEMBERSHIPS

since 2019

German Association for Systemic Therapy, Counselling and Family Therapy (DGSF)

since 2007

Member of the international INTERMED-group (working group on integrated care and management of complexity)

FURTHER EDUCATION

2011 – 2017

Advanced training as systemic therapist / family therapist

2009 – 2010

Lecturer training (DOS I & II) for lecturers of the Medical Faculty, Medical Faculty Heidelberg

2000 – 2008

Biometric training courses

THIRD-PARTY FUNDED PROJECTS

2021 – 2023

“Level of stuffing in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy (EPPIK)”; (leading biometrician), funded by the Innovation Fund

2020 – 2022

"Evaluation of the structural reform of the guideline psychotherapy - comparison of complex and non-complex patients (ES-RiP)"; (leading biometrician), funded by the Innovation Fund

2019 – 2022

"Shared decision making regarding immunotherapy in oncology - prospective, randomized controlled trial (PEF-Immune)"; (leading biometrician), funded by Innovation Fund

2018 – 2021

"The significance of an impaired psychosocial stress response on the release of reactive metabolites as a possible cause of diabetic complications (REMEDIS)", funded by the DFG

2018 – 2021

"Prioritization by pArticipation – a method to integrate needs, values, and Complaints of older patients with multiple morbidities into Treatment planning – PACT, funded by the BMBF

2017 – 2019

"Biopsychosocial Health Care Needs and Costs in elderly People: A Comparison Study between Germany and the Netherlands"; funded by the DFG

2017 – 2018

"Acupuncture in persons with an increased stress level – a pilot randomized controlled trial (AkuReSt)"; partly financed by the AZKIM association (Baden-Württemberg)

2016 – 2017

" Loneliness in the Elderly"; funded by the Junior Academy of Health Services Research Baden-Württemberg

2016 – 2017

"Ghrelin subtypes and course of anorexia nervosa"; funded by the Medical University of Heidelberg

2014 – 2015

"Follow-up of the BaSE RCT"; supported by the Department of General Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics, University Hospital Heidelberg

2014 – 2015

"Validation of the IMSA questionnaire for biopsychosocial health care needs"; funded by the Department of General Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics

2012 – 2015

"ANTOP 5-year follow-up "; (biometric management), funded by the BMBF

2011 – 2014

"Multimorbidity and frailty at old age: integrative assessment and intervention in elderly patients with complex health care needs (RCT study)"; funded by the BMBF

2010 – 2011

"Process and interaction analysis in patients with irritable bowel syndrome - an online diary study"; funded by the Medical University of Heidelberg

2009 – 2012

"BaSE - A RCT study for the evaluation of the efficacy of a videoconferencing-based psychoeducational group intervention following bariatric surgery; funded by the BMBF

2008 – 2012

"Psychodynamic focal therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and "treatment as usual" in outpatients with anorexia nervosa: a randomized controlled trial (ANTOP)"; (leading biometrician), funded by the BMBF

2008 – 2010

Study within the framework of the ESTHER network "Treatment of multimorbidity and frailty at old age: Mental comorbidity, treatment preferences,  and health care needs"; funded by the BMBF