Prof. Sara Rubinelli
Sara Rubinelli holds a degree in Classics and Philosophy from the Catholic University of Milan (I) and a PhD from the University of Leeds (UK) in the areas of argumentation theory, persuasion and rhetoric. Since September 2009 she is Scientific Coordinator of the Human Functioning Unit at Swiss Paraplegic Research (CH) and leads there the Person-Centered Healthcare Group. Since September 2012 she is Assistant Professor in Health Sciences with a focus in health communication at the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine (former Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy) of the University of Lucerne. Since September 2016 she is President-elect of the European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH).