Paul Vaucher, PhD

Parcours / Lebenslauf

Following his initial training as an osteopath, Paul Vaucher has been working in research in general and community medicine since 2001. In 2006, he obtained a postgraduate master degree in clinical trials at the LSHTM before obtaining is PhD in neuroscience from the faculty of science of the university of Geneva. Since 2015, he is professor at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland. His fields of interests are musculoskeletal care, complex interventions, behavioral changes, and aging.


Champs de compétences / Forschungsschwerpunkte


Methodology :
Design Qualitative, Systematic review, Clinical trials (complex interventions), Clinical predictive rules, Cohort, Case-Control
Statistical analysis :
Regression, Survival, Cluster, Factorial, Structural equation modelling, Neural network, Rasch


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Publications actuelles / Aktuelle Publikationen


Smelt, A. F., Gussekloo, J., Bermingham, L. W., Allen, E., Dangour, A. D., Eussen, S. J., Favrat, B., De Groot, L. C., Kok, F. J., Kwok, T., Mangoni, A. A., Ntaios, G., Van De Rest, O., Seal, E., Vaucher, P., Verhoef, P., Stijnen, T., & Den Elzen, W. P. (2018). The effect of vitamin B12 and folic acid supplementation on routine haematological parameters in older people: an individual participant data meta-analysis. European journal of clinical nutrition, 72(6), 785-795. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0118-x


Spreng, L., Favrat, B., Borruat, F. X., & Vaucher, P. (2018). Cross-sectional study assessing the addition of contrast sensitivity to visual acuity when testing for fitness to drive. BMJ Open, 8(1), e018546. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018546


Troxler, R., Minoiu, C., Vaucher, P., Michaud, K., Doenz, F., Ducrot, K., & Grabherr, S. (2017). The role of angiography in the congruence of cardiovascular measurements between autopsy and postmortem imaging. International Journal of Legal Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s00414-017-1652-0


Lombardo, P., Vaucher, P., Rarau, P., Mueller, I., Favrat, B., & Senn, N. (2017). Hemoglobin levels and the risk of malaria in Papua New Guinean infants: a nested cohort study. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 97(6), 1770-1776. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.17-0093 


Vaucher, P., Choi, M., Gélinas, I., Harries, P., Margot-Cattin, I., Mazer, B., Van Niekerk, L., Patomella, A.-H., Stapleton, T., Swanepoel, L., Unsworth, C., & Vrkljan, B. (2017). Development of the International Expert Advisory Panel on Community Health and Transport (I-CHaT) to coordinate research on transport mobility. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. doi: 10.1177/0308022617733389


Vaucher*, P., & Favrat*, B. (2017). Driving cessation and ageing - facilitating the transfer to becoming a non-driver. National Office for Traffic Medicine Ezine, June 2017


Vaucher, P., Michiels, W., Joris Lambert, S., Favre, N., Perez, B., Baertschi, A., Favrat, B., & Gache, P. (2016). Benefits of short educational programmes in preventing drink-driving recidivism: A ten-year follow-up randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Drug Policy, 32, 70-76. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.03.006


Fasel, J. H. D., Uldin, T., Vaucher, P., Beinemann, J., Stimec, B., & Schaller, K. (2016). Evaluating Preoperative Models: A Methodologic Contribution. World Neurosurgery, 89, 681-685. doi:


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