- Assistant Professor in Health Sciences with a focus on Health Communication
- Scientific Coordinator of the Human Functioning Unit, Swiss Paraplegic Research
- Group Leader in Person-Centered-Healthcare, Swiss Paraplegic Research
Prof. Rubinelli holds a PhD in Philosophy and communication theories from the University of Leeds (UK). In the last 10 years she has contributed to the establishment of health communication in Switzerland by focusing on how communication works, how it is used by people in the context of health, when it is successful, and how it can be influenced by technologies and new media. She is the National Representative of the European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH).