Compare courses
Register
Schools
School of Continuing Studies

Biography

School of Continuing Studies

Petra Platzer, PhD, PCC, partners with individuals, teams and healthcare organizations to unlock new thinking and create courageous steps forward to achieve their desired healthy outcomes.

Petra is a development-oriented coach, facilitator and systems thinker. As a well-published cancer researcher, Petra focused on identifying markers in signaling pathways leading to dysfunctional organs, resulting in unhealthy systems. In her leadership roles, she recognized this same process between individuals and teams and their impact to the organization. This ignited her passion for working with leaders, teams and systems to co-create the healthy, interdependent signals they need to achieve their desired results. As a professionally certified coach (PCC) and graduate of Georgetown University’s Leadership coaching program, Petra has successfully partnered with numerous clients and colleagues in the healthcare and academic settings to support developing effective leaders, teams, interdisciplinary initiatives and tangible culture changes. Through her leadership and faculty roles in Georgetown University’s Health & Wellness Coaching certification and Virginia’s SYNC programs, Petra emphasizes developing the coach approach and increasing our individual and leadership capacities to transform the health of individuals, teams and their systems. Petra holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics, is co-inventor on a patent, and has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals. In 2005, she was named “Woman of the Year – Forward Thinker” by Glamour magazine and Toyota.

Show more

Read about executive education

Other experts

Focus areas: International relations theory, decision-making, security policy Robert Jervis is the Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University. Specializing in international politics in general and security policy, decision making, and theories of conflict and c...
Biography Helen Milner''s research interests include the political economy of trade policy, the interaction of domestic and international politics, globalization, foreign aid, and international trade and environmental policy. Her current research focuses on two-level games, international trade, ...
Biography     Houdou Basse Mama is an Assistant Professor of Finance at ESCP Europe Campus Berlin where he holds the Chair in International Financial Markets. His teaching interests include international financial markets, international finance, empirical finance, asset/portfolio management, a...