Field of work
Deputy Head of Doctoral Programme Psychotherapy Science
Dr Alfred Uhl is deputy head of the department “Competence Centre Addiction” of the Austrian Public Health Institute since 2016. After studying psychology at the University of Vienna worked scientifically at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Addiction Research (LBISucht), became director of the Alcohol Coordination and Information Centre (AKIS) and then coordinator of the department Addiction Research and Documentation Centre” (SucFoDok) of the Anton Proksch Institute (API). Parallel he taught statistics, mathematics and research methodology from 1990-2013, Prevention and Evaluation since 1998 in several University courses and since 2012 he teaches quantitative research methods at the Sigmund-Freud Privat University (SFU). Focus of his scientific expertise is epidemiology, prevention, addiction policy, as well as research methodology.