Dr. Kohlboeck is a Research Scientist and Biostatistician for a Biopharmaceutical Company. She is also a supporting member of the Pychology Dept. at the UMIT (The Health & Life Sciences University) in Tyrol, Austria. Dr. Kohlboeck was trained at the University of Salzburg, Austria first undertaking her Master in Psychology, and subsequently attending her clinical psychology and health psychology training. Dr. Kohlboeck’s worked on prospective as well as retrospective epidemiological studies in the general population (Upper Bavarian Studies, Longitudinal Eating Disorder Studies, GINI-LISA Birth Cohort Studies). The interdisciplinary study groups focused its work on complex population-based data. She has been working on national and international clinical studies in late phase and post-approval for the indication central nervous system, and on post-marketing surveillance studies. As a researcher she has significant experience in designing and conducting research and disseminating the results in the areas of mental health and population health. She has also developed the psychological assessment tool “mBET” for teachers to identify gifted and talented students in the classroom.
Dr. Kohlboeck’s research is primary aimed at mental disorders in the general population (epidemiology). She examined mental health problems, comorbidities, and the factors associated with these problems: physical diseases, biomarkers (e.g. adipokines, fatty acids), health service use and health costs. Most recently, her specific interest is on improving quality of life and medical treatments for patients around the world. She is interested in all issues most critical to patients.