MSN, City University St Bartholomew School Nursing & Midwifery, London, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, City University St Bartholomew School Nursing & Midwifery, London, 2003.
Nurse Stadtspital Waid, Zuerich, 1993—1994, University Hospital, Zuerich, 1994—2002. Lecturer University Applied Sciences Health, Aarau, Switzerland, 2000—2001, Freiburg, Switzerland, since 2001, Johns Hopkins University School Nursing, Baltimore, since 2005. Research fellow City University St Bartholomew School Nursing & Midwifery, 2004—2005.
Visiting lecturer University Witten-Herdecke, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, since 2007, University Vienna, since 2008, University Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, since 2008.
Expert Liberal Democratic Party, Bern, Switzerland, 1993—2008. Member of Oncology Nurses Association, Swiss Association Nurses, Akademische Fachgesellschaft Onkologie, Verein zur Foerderung der Pflegewissenschaft (board member 2002-2008), Sigma Theta Tau Nu Beta.