Herta Flor#


Herta Flor

Email:herta.flor 'at' zi-mannheim.de
Membership Number:2272
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:hflor
Elected:2004
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Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2000 Scientific Director of Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University
  • 1995-2000 Full Professor of Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany
  • 1993-1995 Associate professor of Somatic Psychology, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany
  • since 1993 Offers for professor positions from Leipzig, Marburg, Magdeburg, Geneva, Bonn, Berlin Charité (all declined)
  • 1991-1993 Heisenberg Fellowship, German Research Foundation, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
  • 1990-1991 Visiting Professor, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
  • 1987-1989 Habiliation Fellowship, German Research Foundation, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
  • 1985-1987 Visiting Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
  • 1984-1985 Assistant Professor, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
  • 1983-1984 Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, New Haven, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • the role of learning and memory processes and related plastic changes of the brain in the development and maintenance of chronic pain
  • the development and evaluation of new interdisciplinary behaviorally oriented treatments for chronic pain such as extinction training
  • the interaction of body image, implicit body-related learning and brain changes in chronic pain
  • uses of virtual reality applications and body-related illusions in both the assessment and treatment of chronic pain

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Research Award of the German Society for the Study of Pain (for the working group)
  • 2015 Research Award of the German Society for the Study of Pain (for the working group)
  • 2015 Honorary doctorate by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award by the German Psychological Association
  • 2010 Research Award of the German Society for the Study of Pain (for the working group)
  • 2009 Hamburg Award Personality Disorders
  • 2007 Research Award of the German Society for the Study of Pain (for the working group)
  • 2004 Award for Basic Research of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • 2003 Research Award of the German Society for Neurotraumatology and Clinical Neuropsychology
  • 2002 German Psychology Award
  • 2001 Muscle Pain Research Award
  • 2001 Max-Planck-Award for International Cooperation
  • 2000 Award for Pain Research of the German Association of Study of Pain
  • 1999 Sertürner Award for Pain Research
  • 1996 Award for Clinical Research of the SmithKline Beecham-Foundation
  • 1992 Award for Pain Research of the German Association of Study of Pain
  • 1990 Medtronic Award of the German Association of Study of Pain


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