Sabina De Geest, PhD, RN FAAN, FRCN, FAHA, FESC is a part-time Professor of Nursing at the KU Leuven. She is also affiliated with the University of Basel in Switzerland where she is Chair of the Department of Public Health and Professor of Nursing and Director of the Institute of Nursing Science. She holds adjunct faculty positions at the Johns Hopkins University, University of Pittsburgh and New York University (USA). She co-leads the Leuven Basel Research Group (LBARG), an international, interdisciplinary research group focusing on behavioural and psychosocial issues in solid organ & stem cell transplantation. Driven by implementation science methodology, her research portfolio focuses on the development of innovative care models partially also powered by eHealth. In addition, her research addresses psychosocial and behavioural pathways and their relation to outcomes in chronic illness and the development and testing of instruments to assess patient reported outcomes.