Fabienne Dobbels is a psychologist and psychotherapist. She is a lecturer at the Academic Center for Nursing and Nutrition (KU Leuven). Her research focuses on drug therapy, self-management and patient-reported outcomes, mainly in post-transplant patients, but also in other chronic patient populations. Prof. Dobbels is a guest lecturer at the Institute of Nursing Science at the University of Basel (Switzerland). She is the chairman of the chronic care working group within the Department of Social Health and Primary Care. She is also co-chair of the Psychosocial Care Working Group within ELPAT and member of the European Transplant Paramedics (ETAHP) Steering Committee within ESOT.