Dr GERTRAUD STADLER

Dr GERTRAUD STADLER
PhD

Senior Lecturer

Overview
Dr GERTRAUD STADLER
Dr GERTRAUD STADLER

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 438407
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen 2nd Floor Health Sciences Building
Foresterhill Campus
Ashgrove Road
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZD

Biography

Turu Stadler is a social/health psychologist and a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology at the University of Aberdeen. She received her Diploma in Psychology from University of Eichstatt, Germany. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and then worked as an Associate Research Scientist in Psychology and Public Health at Columbia University. Together with Fred Muench and Heather Cole Lewis, she founded the Digital Health Research group in New York.

Her main research interest is the individual and social regulation of behaviour change. Her applied research focus is the development and testing of theory-based models for health behavior change in individuals and dyads. In conducting her research, Turu has studied a diverse range of quantitative methods, including intensive longitudinal design, the analysis of longitudinal data, and measurement with diaries, physiological indicators, and sensors.

Research

Research Interests

health psychology - self-regulation - close relationships and social networks - couples - digital health - treatment adherence - self-management - behaviour change interventions - complex interventions - RCTs

Research Grants

Columbia University, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center Pilot Grant Award “Medication Adherence in a Diverse Sample of Persons Living with Epilepsy: An Intervention Development Study” (Gertraud Stadler, Principal Investigator; Mentors: Hyunmi Choi, Ruth Ottman)
$25,000 (~£16284)

2014-2015

National Institutes of Drug Abuse, R34 DA034568-01 Grant “Daily Psychosocial Determinants of ART Adherence in Substance-Using Black Men” (Patrick Wilson, Principal Investigator), Role on the grant: Co-wrote grant, Co-Investigator
$450,000 (~£293117)

2012-2015

National Cancer Institute, R03 CA162980-01A1 Grant “Multi-Method Study of Cancer Patients' Medication Adherence After Allogeneic HSCT” (Gertraud Stadler, Principal Investigator)
$100,000 (~£65137)

2012-2015

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, PP1839 Pilot Grant “Social Psychological Factors Affecting the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis” (Jonathan Cook, PI)
Role on the grant: Co-wrote grant, Co-Investigator
$40,000 (~£26055)

2012-2013

Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Research Interest Groups, Pilot Grant “Longitudinal Study of Social Psychological Factors Affecting the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis” (Jonathan Cook, PI)
Role on the grant: Co-wrote grant, Co-Investigator
Supplement to the grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
$44,000 (~£28660)

2012-2013

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, R01 AA017672-01A1 Grant “Explaining the Attenuation Effect in Epidemiological Studies” (Patrick E. Shrout, Principal Investigator, & Niall Bolger, Co- Principal Investigator)
Role in application: Co-wrote grant, Unnamed Investigator
$1,085,572 (~£707110)

2009-2013

 

 

 

Swiss National Science Foundation, 100014_124516 Grant “Dyadic and Individual Regulation to End Chronic Tobacco Use (DIRECT)” (Urte Scholz, Principal Investigator)
Role in application: Co-wrote grant, Collaborator
CHF 201,546 (~£114381)

2009-2013

Epilepsy Foundation of America, 214619, Student Research Fellowship “Medication Adherence in People Living with Epilepsy” (Student Recipient: Marie Chesaniuk), Role in application: Co-wrote grant, mentor of student
$3,000 (~£1954)

2011-2012

 

Robert-Wood-Johnson Foundation, 6-51020-2380 Seed Grant “Social Networks and Diabetes Management” (Gertraud Stadler & Gina Lovasi, Co-Principal Investigators)
$15,000 (~£9771)

2009-2011

 

DAK (a German Health Insurance Association), Grant “Lifestyle Intervention for Self-Regulation of Action (LISA)” (Gabriele Oettingen, Principal Investigator)
Role in application: Co-wrote grants, Unnamed and Grant-Funded Investigator EUR 191,678 (~£149824)

2002-2005

 

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Lecturer and Course co-coordinator (with Marijn de Bruin) of 'Health behaviour and behaviour change' in the BPS-accredited MSc Health Psychology. Students learn about behaviour change theories and how to apply them in complex, multi-level interventions. Intervention Mapping (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intervention_mapping) is used as the framework for this course.

Supervisor of Health Psychology MSc theses

Publications

Publications 

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