Annemarie Schumacher Dimech, PhD
Annemarie serves as President of the Women’s Brain Project and is also one of the organization’s co-founders. Her strong interest in mental health issues and caregiving started in Malta where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. Later she studied health psychology at the University of Surrey (UK) before spending a few years working with children with mental and/or physical disability and their families. Annemarie moved to Switzerland in 2005, and obtained her PhD at the University of Bern. She worked as a researcher and teacher in the area of health and exercise psychology for over ten years. Today she is employed at the University of Lucerne to develop and head the new Certificate of Advanced Studies in Comprehensive Palliative Care.