After her vocational training to become a nurse, she studied teacher education for vocational schools with a focus on health sciences at Universität Hamburg. In 2019, she completed her PhD on the topic of decision coaching by specialized nurses in oncology there. Her research received the David Sackett Prize from the German Network for Evidence Based Medicine (Deutsches Netzwerk Evidenzbasierte Medizin DNEbM). Research jobs at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg followed. In her research, she focusses on the development, evaluation, and implementation of complex interventions for the promotion of informed, joint decision making between care providers and those in need of care.