Portrait Vera Beckmann-Fries

Vera Beckmann-Fries

Head of Therapy

Other competencies

2020 CAS Clinical Research, University of Bern
2018 Re-certification as a Swiss hand therapist
2015 European Certified Hand Therapist (ECHT)
2013 Master of Medical Education (MME), University of Bern
2011 Re-certification as a Swiss hand therapist
2010 Subsequent acquisition of title FH
2003 Swiss hand therapist certification


Since 2007 University Hospital Zurich, Hand Therapy
2006 – 2007 Practice for hand rehabilitation Monika Harrweg, Zurich
2003 – 2006 Triemli City Hospital, hand therapy
1997 – 2003 Practice for hand rehabilitation Ruth Aukia, Zurich
1993 – 1996 Lucerne Cantonal Hospital, general physiotherapy
1992 – 1993 Swiss Paraplegic Center Nottwil, Physiotherapy
1992 Completion of physiotherapy training, Lucerne

Most important memberships

  • Swiss Society for Hand Therapy SGHR
  • Swiss Physiotherapy Association physioswiss


  • Responsible for the CAS Hand Therapy module at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)
  • Lecturer in CAS Hand Therapy at the Campus Vienna Academy, Austria
  • Expert final examination for certification by the German Society for Hand Therapy DAHTH