Tara Petzke, M.Sc.


Since 09/2021 Doctoral candidate within the ETUDE training network
09/2019 - 07/2021 Research Master Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, cum laude
09/2015 - 02/2019 B. Sc. Psychology, Julius-Maximilian-University Würzburg


Academic and Clinical Positions

09/2020 – 06/2021 Master Student/Intern, Department of Clinical Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center
09/2020 – 09/2020 Teaching assistant for Applied Multivariate Data Analysis for Research Master students, Faculty of Social Sciences, Leiden University
11/2019 – 04/2020 Research Apprentice to Judith Schomaker, Department of Health, Medical and Neuropsychology, Leiden University
05/2019 – 08/2019 Intern at the Federal Health Ministry of Germany, Division of Drugs and Addiction (Division 425), as well as Division of Basic Issues of Prevention, Personal responsibility, Self-help, Environment and Health (Division 422)
01/2019 – 04/2019 Intern for Clinical Neuropsychology, Klinik Hohe Warte, Bayreuth
09/2018 – 12/2018 Research assistant, Department for Work and Organizational Psychology, Maastricht University
03/2018– 09/2018 Research assistant, Department of Medical Psychology, University of Würzburg
10/2016 – 07/2018 Statistics tutor at the University of Würzburg


Scholarships and Grants

Since 09/2021 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Scholarship
2020-2021 DAAD Scholarship for excellently-qualified German graduate students doing a Master program abroad
2015-2021 Scholarship for Elitenetzwerk Bayern and admission to the Max-Weber-Program Bavaria (via entrance examination)


Research Interests

  • Functional disorders
  • Rare diseases
  • Needs assessment in medical populations
  • Health-related information processing
  • Emotion regulation